Re: zhammock and silk?
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "marta_clark" <marta_clark@...>
>Sorry to drop in here out of the Blue:
> I haven't tried a silk hammock myself, but I'd be a little concerned
> about sudden failure of the fabric.
I am an artist that works with some textiles, one of the big factors
with certain fabrics is washing it in the wrong soap, or in heavily
chlorinated water. A silk hammock , or even heavy jeans can be eaten
by chlorine. Probably a hammock needs less washing than clothing.
ALso the weave and quality of the fabric can cause failure.
I would stick with fabric other people have used from a known
supplier using the same weave. Hang low and keep critters away.