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❖ Treenway Silk ❖
The high Himalayan Mountains of Asia are the origin of the Cashmere goat. It is the fine undercoat ranging in colour from deep brown, grey and white we prize for its feel. The costly dehairing process is necessary to separate the guard hairs from the undercoat before spinning.
Cashmere is luxuriously soft, fine and lofty providing lightweight warmth. The addition of silk makes cashmere more affordable and durable as well as adding luster. Cashmere blended with silk gives silk a downy softness. The yarn produced by this luscious marriage weaves and kints like a dream.
Yarn Name Meaning: Luxurious (Japanese)
I'm a textile and fibre arts researcher, and teacher. For the past 15years I have spun on both a wheel and drop spindle, weave on a modern loom as well as on an ancient warp weight loom and felt. My passion is the ancient arts!
I am also a seamstress, studying to be a tailor. I make clothing for the re-enactors