The sheared fleece is cleaned by washing with detergent in hot water in large tanks.
The process of separating hair of different texturefrom the fleece.
The raw fibres are dyed in different colours.
The raw fibres and dyed fibres are then twistedto make threads called yarn.
Obtaining silk from silkmoth.
Extracting raw silk starts by cultivating the silkworms on mulberry leaves. Once the worms start pupating in their cocoons, these are dissolved in boiling water in order for individual long fibres to be extracted and fed into the spinning reel.
. Reeling .
The cocoons are collected and are exposed to steam. The silk fibres then separate out from cocoons.
. Dyieng .
. The silk fibres are then dyed in different colours .
Spinning and Weaving
The silk fibres are then spun into threads which are woven into silk cloth.