I have been applying myself to my spindle and have incorporated silk into my repertoire. I started with a mixture of wool and silk fibres although I really need some carders as it was quite sticky and kept clumping to my great irritation.
But this evening I pulled out the silk cap I bought at the Guild last week and oh wow it is just gorgeous to spin. On my new spindle (also bought from the Guild) I can spin a fine, pretty consistent thread with a few slubs. In half an hour I had spun this