I ❤️ Fibers

All Dyed Silk Tops/Slivers are honorary 65 Roses during June
All Dyed Silk Tops/Slivers are honorary 65 Roses during June

June 19, 2024

*new* Silk-blend combed tops/slivers
*new* Silk-blend combed tops/slivers

June 19, 2024

Silk Hankies Hand-dyed in Colorado
Silk Hankies Hand-dyed in Colorado

May 28, 2024

China Bombyx is back--New Colorways
China Bombyx is back--New Colorways

December 15, 2023

New hand-dyed silk-blend combed top
New hand-dyed silk-blend combed top

December 15, 2023

New Bombyx Silk Top colorways
New Bombyx Silk Top colorways

July 28, 2023

All Dyed Silk Top/Sliver is honorary 65 Roses during June
All Dyed Silk Top/Sliver is honorary 65 Roses during June

June 17, 2023

Silk/Retted Bamboo combed top--a hidden gem
Silk/Retted Bamboo combed top--a hidden gem

May 19, 2023

Wild Tasar Silk Buttons
Wild Tasar Silk Buttons

May 01, 2023

Spin Off Cover!
Spin Off Cover!

April 07, 2023

Hand-dyed Silk Hankies
Hand-dyed Silk Hankies

January 27, 2023

Spinning Silk Carrier Rods
Spinning Silk Carrier Rods

January 27, 2023

Silk Carrier Rods
Silk Carrier Rods

December 16, 2022

Cocoon Ornaments
Cocoon Ornaments

December 16, 2022

Hand-dyed Bombyx Silk Sliver
Hand-dyed Bombyx Silk Sliver

November 18, 2022

Hand-dyed Silk/Suri Alpaca Sliver
Hand-dyed Silk/Suri Alpaca Sliver

November 18, 2022

Nistari: naturally yellow bombyx silk
Nistari: naturally yellow bombyx silk

October 28, 2022

Naturally yellow bombyx can be found...

Muga Silk mawata cakes
Muga Silk mawata cakes

October 28, 2022

Muga silk is gorgeous and ....

Red Eri Silk-natural or dyed
Red Eri Silk-natural or dyed

September 16, 2022

Most eri silk is white; however, Philosamia ricini silkworms, raised in the Goalpara District of Assam, India (and a few other locations) are red-gold. Nearly 10 years ago...

Red & White Eri Silk Mawata Cakes
Red & White Eri Silk Mawata Cakes

September 16, 2022

Dyed Silk/Cotton Sliver
Dyed Silk/Cotton Sliver

August 19, 2022

We had a chance to play with dyeing some silk and silk/blend sliver this month. Based on your votes ...

Dyed Silk cocoon vs Colored Silk cocoons
Dyed Silk cocoon vs Colored Silk cocoons

August 19, 2022

We packaged our hand-dyed bombyx cocoons and our colored bombyx cocoons. What is the difference?

Organic Tasar Mawata Cakes
Organic Tasar Mawata Cakes

July 22, 2022

We are so excited to introduce these two **new** varieties of oraganic wild tasar mawata cakes from India! What is tasar?

65 Roses--honorary designation
65 Roses--honorary designation

June 17, 2022

For this year, we are conferring honorary "65 Roses status" to all of our Salt Spring Island (SSI) colorways for June.

Multicolor Silk Fiber for Blending
Multicolor Silk Fiber for Blending

June 17, 2022

Long overlooked, this silk blend is relatively inexpensive and blends beautifully with wool and other fibers.

Haunted Forest
Haunted Forest

March 17, 2020

This is the Forest of No Return...

Dyeing Hankies
Dyeing Hankies

December 31, 2018

On New Years Eve...

Unicorn Tail
Unicorn Tail

June 04, 2017

New colorway naming contest...

Spinzilla 2016
Spinzilla 2016

October 10, 2016

Spinzilla is officially over...

Wild Cocoons
Wild Cocoons

January 07, 2013

We carry five different wild cocoons (in addition to our Bombyx or cultivated cocoons).

Spinning the Solid-Color and new Variegated Tussah Silk Slivers
Spinning the Solid-Color and new Variegated Tussah Silk Slivers

January 12, 2011

Diane de Souza spun silk sliver to make samples for us. Treenway Silks' hand-dyed tussah sliver is either tonal or variegated. Diane prefers the tonal to a straight solid as it gives more depth to the finished yarn and is more interesting (mentally) to spin.