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What is "Spun Silk" - Definition & Explanation

Silk yarns that are made from damaged silk cocoons and mill waste. The result tends to have a heavier hand and is less lustrous than reeled silk.
The process of production of silk yarn from short filaments.
Yarn made from leftover silk, usually up to a foot in length.
Silk made from broken cocoons and short fibers; feels more like cotton.

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