To collect webs, I first snagged one side of the web, and carefully twisted the web, carefully pulling off silk threads from the leaves, until I had a the fibers in a length. I avoided breaking any threads whenever possible, in order to keep the original threads as long as they could be, before having to twist on a new length of silk.
I then wound the length of silk on a smooth stick (the stalk of a lily) temporarily, while I gathered more silk.
Bio:I'm a recent college graduate who finally has time to make things again. I have a wide range of interests I like to combine in strange ways, particularly into the things I make. My degree is in reli...read more »