This Grade A Mulberry Silk is one of the world's finest silks, prized for its incredible luster, softness and strength. This silk top is a top-quality white combed fiber - ready to spin! Mulberry silk can be dyed with acid dyes including food coloring and drink mix, and also with fiber reactive dyes.
Our Revolution Fibers Mulberry silk has many natural qualities that make it one of the most luxurious fibers in the world. A slippery fiber with high natural sheen, it is strong, resistant to pilling, and the long fibers make it a natural choice to spin, yielding beautiful results for all skill levels. It also looks stunning when dyed and blends beautifully with other fibers. This Grade A Mulberry Silk comes prepared into roving ready to dye, blend, spin, or use in felting projects.
Mulberry silk is pure white and develops from silkworms that feed on Mulberry tree leaves. Mulberry silk accounts for more than 90 percent of the total silk production in the world. The worms that produce this silk are domesticated and usually raised in greenhouses, where they feed solely on mulberry leaves. One of the unique benefits of Mulberry silk is its hypoallergenic nature. Mulberry silk contains a natural protein, sericin, that reduces the possibility of an allergic reaction.
- Material: 100% Grade A Mulberry Silk
- Weight: 4 ounces (115 grams)
- Prep: Pencil Roving
Popular Project Uses
- Spinning: Mulberry silk sliver can be spun into yarn using a spinning wheel or spindle. The resulting yarn is soft, warm, and has a lovely drape.
- Knitting and Crocheting: Mulberry silk sliver can be used in knitting and crocheting projects to create soft, luxurious garments and accessories such as scarves, shawls, and hats.
- Weaving: Used in weaving projects to create lightweight, breathable fabrics that have a beautiful texture and sheen.
- Felting: This silk sliver can be used in felting projects to add texture and color to felted items such as bags, hats, and scarves.
- Embroidery: Used in embroidery projects to create delicate, textured designs on fabric.
- Blending: Blends well with other fibers such as wool, alpaca, or mohair to create unique and interesting yarns with a combination of textures and qualities.