Bombyx "Hankies" February 08 2014

Just as a refresher, Bombyx Mori is the Latin name for the moth that spins silk. In order to get the silk out of the cocoon, either, the moth chews a hole in the cocoon so it can get out or the cocoons are immersed in hot water. The moth dyes and the cocoon remains intact. The benefit of this is that when the cocoon is unwound, there will be one...
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