Silk Moths!

Yesterday I got up to find that two of the cocoons were open and there were two silk moths in our kitchen.

Not only that. In the fullness of time it became clear that we had a female and a male.  And silkworm eggs.  My goodness!  At this rate my five silkworms could result in a large second generation. Given that I stared with only five, I had not assumed that there would be two moths alive at the same time, let alone eggs.  Now I have to figure out the next stage…

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  1. Thomas Holm

    You can store the eggs in the refrigerator (NOT freezer!!!) until you want to use them / hatch them.

    (found your blog through Natural Dyeing group on Ravelry)

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