Step 1: Raising silkworms. Step 2: Harvesting cocoons. After the worms complete cocoons, the cocoons are put into hot, almost boiling water. Step 3: Thread extraction. Reel the filaments from several cocoons together on a wooden spindle into a uniform strand of raw silk. Step 4: Dyeing. Step 5: Spinning. Step 6: Weaving. Related Posts
Silk Worms The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by silkworms larvae to form cocoons. Silkworm is a stage of the silk moth’s life cycle. The bulk of the world’s silk needs Bombyx mori silk moth. Farmers raise moths under strict control. Silk worm begins life as an egg,