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Mulberry Silk

Premium, Luxurious Mulberry Silk

Mulberry silk is produced from the silkworms of the Bombyx mori species. Because of its softness, toughness, and lustrous shine, Mulberry Silk Yarn is regarded as one of the most luxurious and high-quality yarns on the market. 

How is Mulberry Silk Made?

Silkworms, which use a single continuous thread to spin their cocoons, are the first step in the production of mulberry silk. The integrity of the thread is ensured by carefully collecting the cocoons before the moths emerge in order to harvest the silk. The sericin, a protein that keeps the silk strands together, is next softened by boiling or steaming the cocoons. The silk fibres from the cocoons are then removed and spun into yarn.

Advantages of Using Mulberry Silk Yarn

Using mulberry silk in textile making has several benefits, such as the following:

  • Softness: Mulberry silk yarn is renowned for being incredibly soft, making it comfortable to wear and work with.
  • Durability: Mulberry silk yarn is exceptionally strong and resilient, unlike many other natural fibres like cotton or wool. It is therefore perfect for applications that call for a durable finish.
  • Lustrous sheen: The mulberry silk yarn's inherent gloss lends finished items a posh and beautiful appearance.
  • Breathability: Mulberry silk yarn is breathable, which makes it perfect for warm-weather crafts.
  • Hypoallergenic: Mulberry silk yarn is hypoallergenic by nature, making it a fantastic material for anyone with sensitive skin.

When to Use Mulberry Silk Yarn in Weaving or Knitting

Here are some examples of the uses of mulberry silk in textile crafts:

  • Lace knitting: Mulberry silk yarn is a popular choice for lace knitting projects, as its softness and luster highlight the delicate details of the lace pattern.
  • Shawls and scarves: The drape and softness of mulberry silk yarn make it an excellent choice for creating lightweight and elegant shawls and scarves.
  • Garments: Mulberry silk yarn is often used to create garments such as blouses, dresses, and skirts, thanks to its softness, lustre, and breathability.
  • Home decor: Mulberry silk yarn can be used to create elegant and luxurious home decor items, such as cushions, throws, and table runners.

Mulberry Silk is strong and durable, making it the perfect choice for clothing, scarves, accessories and much more. 

What’s So Special About Mulberry Silk Fabrics?

Mulberry silk fabric is the epitome of luxury and comfort. In the fashion and bedding industries, it is widely sought after due to its unrivalled velvety feel against the skin. Mulberry silk fabric regulates body temperature by being permeable, keeping you warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

By reducing the friction caused by rubbing against rougher materials, the fabric's smooth surface also helps to prevent hair breakage and wrinkles. Mulberry silk bedding is a popular option for individuals looking for a little extra luxury because of its moisture-wicking qualities, which guarantee a pleasant and sweat-free night's sleep.

Buy Mulberry Silk Yarn Online in Australia

Beautiful, soft, smooth, lustrous yarn that is perfect for all your crafting needs. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced crafter, mulberry silk yarn is a must-try for anyone looking to create beautiful and long-lasting projects.

Thread Collective offers mulberry silk from a beautifully spun single-ply yarn through to a chunky yarn suitable for the finest of knitting projects. Browse our collection and find your perfect match!