Silk


My Three Favorite Lessons from Watching Judith Spin Silk

Build your spinning skills with Judith MacKenzie’s new video course on unusual silks.

A Lustrous Treasure: Silk in Mexico

Read about the fascinating history of silk arriving in the Americas.

Blending for Beauty: Part 2

See what Devin made with the wool and silk blend they spun in Part 1 of the series.

Five Fanciful Favorites from Silk

A roundup of favorite articles and projects using silk. Number five may surprise you!

Tablet Weaving with Handspun Silk Hankies

The pros and cons of tablet weaving using handspun silk hankies.

Taking it Easy: Spinning Silk with Sara Lamb

If you're intimidated just thinking about spinning silk, let spinning teacher Sara Lamb ease your fears!

Spinning Silk Is Not Scary

Devin Helmen encourages you to conquer your fear of spinning silk and shares tips for spinning silk hankies and top.

Blending for Beauty: Part 1

Carding a Wool-and-Silk Blend to Spin.

The Secret to Spinning Silk

Learn how to get the most from this luxurious fiber.

Judith MacKenzie on Surprising Silk

What can you learn about cloth in the hands of experts? Linda Ligon shares a peek into her silk collection, and Judith offers her impressions of the tussah, bombyx, peduncle, and other silks she finds there.