How Is Silk Made Into Yarn Or Fabric
How is silk fabric made? How is silk fibre made into fabric? How is silk made into fabric?
Throwing or twisting reeled silk forms silk thread, also called yarn. First, classify the skeins of raw silk by color, size, and quantity. Then, soak the silk in warm water mixed with oil or soap, softening the sericin. After that, dry silk. Silk filaments are twisted in a particular manner to achieve a certain texture of yarn, for they are reeled onto bobbins. For example, “singles” consist of several filaments which are twisted together in one direction. Put silk yarn through rollers to make the width more uniform. The yarn is inspected, weighed, and packaged. Finally, ship the yarn to fabric manufacturers for further processing.