Web Article Roundup
I sometimes stumble across an article or blog entry from months or even years ago, and wonder, “How did I miss this one?”
So here, for your enjoyment:
Maiwa’s multi-part adventure in visiting India to find the “wild” silks:
testing the silks for weaving and dye
Part Two, Tasar silk in Orissa
Part Seven, Harvesting and Spinning the Eri
The Organic Clothing Blog has an article with a lot of neat information, despite some small but significant errors.
And Bloodroot Spins had a neat blog post…
which pointed me to this article on Aurora Silk, which appears to answer some of my concerns… but well, just doesn’t. Unfortunately, I’ve seen this kind of response from Aurora Silk before – it makes a lot of distracting noise, points at interesting but irrelevant things, and doesn’t really address the meat of the issue. Making silk, at least on a production level, involves killing bugs.