How to Obtain Silk From Silkworm
How to produce silk from silkworms? How to take silk from silkworms?
Silk moths lay eggs. Silkworms hatch out of the eggs and are fed with mulberry leaves. After a while, the silkworms spin cocoons. Collect the cocoons and then soak them in boiling water to soften the sericin and kill the silkworms. The fibers are then unwound, producing a continuous thread. Usually, silk farmers spin 3 to 10 strands together to form a single thread of silk, for a single thread is too fine and fragile for commercial use.