Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Creepy!



Bet you never thought that spider webs were useful to the human race!
Well, guess again!  Some of these facts I already knew, but
didn't know about painting on cobweb canvases--
really interesting, huh?
To us weavers, we think that the spider is the first true weaver of fabric.

 A spider web, spiderweb, spider's web, or cobweb (from the archaic word coppe, meaning "spider") is a device created by a spider out of proteinaceous spider silk extruded from its spinnerets, generally meant to catch its prey.

Spider webs for humans

Uses of spider webs

Helpful spiders


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