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Silk Yarns

Handspun Silk Top
Rainbow-dyed silk knits up into a lightweight summer top.

Silk Wallets
Rainbow-dyed woven wallets made with handspun silk caps.

Silk Worms
Did you know that a silk worm can spin a thread 2 miles long?

Whitchurch Silk Mill
A visit to Whitchurch Silk Mill, a working silk mill producing silk yardage, using 19th Century looms.

Colinette Textile Alchemy
Colinette has an extraordinary selection of hand-dyed yarns: silk, mohair, wools, cottons.

Department of Textiles
From the Smithsonian Institution, information on the silk trade. (bottom part of the page).

Look China
Look China imports exotic Chinese cashmere, camel, silk and yak spinning fibres and yarns.

Louet
Louet supplies luxury weaving yarns and spinning top: silk, merino, corriedale, mohair, alpaca, linen.

Nishikie Gallery
The Silk Laboratory at the Shinshu University has some wonderful images from the gallery showing seriaculture.

Paradise Fibers
Paradise fibers searches for luxurious fibres from around the world, including, combed bombyx and tussah silk, cultivated silk top, bricks and bells.

Robin and Russ
Robin and Russ has an interesting supply of weaving yarns, too numerous to list fully on their website.

Silk Museum
The Silk Museum in the Netherlands takes you to the miraculous world of silk, showing the process from the silkworm to the handpainted silken product.

Treenway Silks
Treenway has luscious silks and lots of great info about silk too.

Silk Yarn – EBay Watch

 

Ebay Finds

SALE Lot of 6x50gr Balls NEW Soft Worsted Wool Silk Warm Hand Knitting Yarn 202 - Current price: $15.97

Creative Circle Calico Jar Toppers Embroidery Crewel Stitchery Kit #2308 1984 - Current price: $14.95

Sale 1 Skein x 50g NEW Knitting Yarn Chunky Hand Wool Colorful Scarves Shawls 31 - Current price: $2.49 - Auction

Laines Du Nord Zahir Yarn Cotton, Silk Ribbon 3sks Co 4003 Green, Pink, Lavende - Current price: $16.80 - Auction

15colors New Soft Bamboo Crochet Cotton 500g Knitting Yarn Baby Knit Wool Warm Y - Current price: $12.19

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