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    Silk gathered end Hammock

    Has anyone ever made a gathered end hammock out of silk? I know nothing about fabrics really, but I think it would be really comfy to lay on. Would it not be strong enough? Stretch too much? It wouldn't be for camping, just for the yard.
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    It will work but would probably be heavy and maybe too warm for summer use. It's also quite a bit more expensive from my research into silk.

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    Oh-no often uses a home made silk hammock.

    JD/Sky Dog also did but ended up on the ground after a stick or something rubbing against it caused a tear and a rapid decrease in altitude.
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    I hear silk is much stronger when wet. Of course, spending all night in a wet hammock might not be the most comfortable in cooler weather....

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