Bombyx (Cultivated) Silk Top

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Also referred to as mulberry silk, Bombyx silk is made from silk worms fed only mulberry leaves and kept expressly for the purpose of silk production. Our Cultivated Silk comes in ropey lengths a little over an inch wide and over 2-1/2 yards long in a half ounce package. Plenty for your felting adventures or for adding some pizzazz to your spinning fibers. See additional image for example of silk felted with Corriedale wool.

Dye with Jacquard Acid Dyes.

Very fine at 10-13 microns and very white.

1/2 ounce quantity