Noil silk is created using short silk fibers.
The resulting sliver is used by silk spinners who make a speciality of spinning short fibres, and the exhaust noils are bought by those who spin them up into " noil yarns " on the same principle as wool.
Black: Plain Weave (Image 1, Scarf d) - 72% silk noil, 28% u.k. alpaca.
Ivory Float Detail (Wrap g) 92% certified organic cotton and 8% silk noil.
Noil silk resembles cotton but has the feel of silk.