Silk Road Fibers is a hand-dyed and hand-painted 100% straw silk fiber. It’s quickly becoming a favorite stitching fiber for needlepoint and surface embroidery. Straw Silk stitches beautifully into a 13 or 18 count canvas. It can be plied out or stitched as is to create rough texture or stitched flat to be a smooth as silky satin! 81 beautiful colors.