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xx   SILK

Tips on spinning, dyeing, and weaving silk.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1984 (v.5#4) pg. 85

How to spin novelty silk yarn from silk bell caps.
HANDWOVEN Jan-Feb 1986 (v.7#1) pg. 58

How to spin silk.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #62 Spring 1985 (v.16#2) pg. 39

Beginning with raw silk. Part 1. A guide to purchasing quality cocoons for spinning. Instructions for degumming cultivated silk (cocoons, reeled yarn, thrown waste or fabric) and for degumming tussah (staple, laps yarn or fabric).
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #101 Winter 1994-95 (v.26#1) pg. 35

Searching for wild silks. Silk from the Gonometa rufobrunnea (African Lasiocampid Silkmoth) of the Kalahari Desert region in Botswana is described, along with the techniques for hand carding and blending silk with another fiber.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #102 Spring 1995 (v.26#2) pg. 54

Spinning silk/Merino blends.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #107 Summer 1996 (v.27#3) pg. 30

Fiber blends of wool, silk and mohair. An examination of how fibers react together and tips on fiber preparation and spinning.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #117 Winter 1998-99 (v.30#1) pg. 55

How to handle the various forms of silk available to handspinners (reeled, spun and mawata).
SPIN-OFF 1981 (v.5) pg. 46

Tips on spinning cotton, linen, silk and wool.
SPIN-OFF 1981 (v.5) pg. 55

Tips on spinning silk cocoons.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1984 (v.8#2) pg. 27

How to spin silk cap and mawata which is made from damaged or irregular cocoons.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1984 (v.8#3) pg. 49

How to make and use a bamboo stem for spinning silk from mawata flakes in the manner used in Yuki, Japan.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 42

How to spin a high-twist silk yarn and weave it into silk crepe fabric.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1986 (v.10#4) pg. 36

Tips on how to handle handspun silk yarn so that it doesn't kink back on itself.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 11

Silk blends. Suggestions for spinning silk/wool, silk/mohair, silk/cashmere/merino wool, silk/angora, tussah/camel down and combed silk/tow linen.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1988 (v.12#2) pg. 66

Spinning novelty yarns for two shawls (1) Wool-mohair shawl (2) Silk shawl woven with smooth tussah singles in combination with a slubby yarn, double bound with commercial metallic thread. Only the spinning details are furnished.
SPIN-OFF Fall 1990 (v.14#3) pg. 78

Spinning with silk noil, the short fibers and tangled nubs that remain from the combing that produces silk top. Also includes information on dyeing the noil.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 61

A survey of silk types and how to spin them. Covers dyed sliver and caps; bombyx (cultiviated) silk in bricks, caps and sliver; tussah and other wild silks in caps, noils and top.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 58

Spinning from the fold. A technique for making yarns of even thickness when spinning silk tops and other long, fine fibers.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 61

Spinning silk threads for embroidery.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 78

Spinning silk from a Japanese distaff. Includes instructions for making a distaff from bamboo.
SPIN-OFF Summer 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 88

A survey of silk for handspinners. A collection of articles about silk and projects made from handspun silk. Includes techniques for spinning from a brick, working with top or sliver, spinning from the fold, worsted-style spinning, spinning silk noil, and spinning silk caps.
SPIN-OFF Spring 1997 (v.21#1) pg. 50