on Jan 11, 2018:
in response to wright gregon
they use a large hook in the boiling cocoon water and it catches the loose threads of the cocoons which they draw up through the eyelet and then start to reel to get it ready for the de-gumming and the spinning .
on Jan 10, 2018:
i understand how silk is made, but how is the "end" of the thread found on the cocoon?