Silk caps are made from cultivated cocoons that have been degummed and stretched over a frame shaped like a bell.
Each layer of the bells equal one cocoon stretched into an extremely thin layer. One silk cap "bell" consists of roughly two dozen caps and weighs... Read More
Working with silk caps was my first time dyeing silk. With a little coaching the silk turned out beautiful. I plan to blend it into some roving I also dyed with the same colors.
was my first time buying silk anything, and the caps were so much fun to dye and spin with.
Interesting twist in using silk in Wet Felting for surface embellishments. Larger than hankies and a little more ‘sturdy’.
I love dying these silk caps to use as accents in my wet felted scarves and shawls. So easy to dye and peel apart easily.
I have not used them yet, but eagerly await the time to do so. I plan to dye them and use in some felting projects and knitting projects. .