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Old 03-22-2006, 03:01 PM   #1
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spining silk caps
what is this and how is it done?
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Old 03-23-2006, 04:36 AM   #2
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As I understand it, silk caps are flattened out cocoons, and are spun in a similar fashion to wool, etc rovings, but you have to stretch the caps into an oval or something, to align the fibers perhaps? Something like that, I believe.

http://www.knitty.com/issuewinter05/...lkhankies.html
http://www.knitting-and.com/spinning/silk-caps.html
http://www.allfiberarts.com/library/aa97/aa070297.htm
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thanks for the reply and the links...
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