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Welcome to

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off the loom

off the loom is all about silk.

not just the yarn but the whole journey.

from worm to weave.

with over 40 years experience of raising silkworms.

i hope you will join me as i delve into the world of silk.

looking at producing ethical silk.

different silk moth species & the types of silk they produce.

the processing, spinning & hand weaving.

blending silk with other fibres.

dyeing.

 

my name is William Hyett & i am a self taught weaver with a passion for silk moths & the silk they produce.

 

i hope you enjoy the website as it builds, following me on my blog & facebook. please feel free to comment.