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Tussah Silk Fibres

Tussah Silk Fibres

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Tussah is naturally soft beige and is from silk worms fed on Oak leaves. It has a very long staple. It is strong, lustrous and more resilient than cultivated "white" silks. Silk is pure luxury. Silk has many qualities. As well as its natural sheen, it is strong, resistant to pilling, and the long fibres make it easy to spin. It dyes beautifully and blends well with other fibres.

Video Tutorial's:

Hand Carding Blending fibres  Blending colours  Attaching a packer brush  Carding on the Wild Carder  Carding "Barely a Batt"  Using the Ashford Blending Board  How to spin  Dyeing with Ashford Wool Dyes 

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