Katan Silk is the purest form of silk with a plain woven fabric. The yarn used to make a Katan silk saree is made by wrapping various silk filaments giving a firm structure to the fabric. A katan silk fabric is very durable and soft. Katan is a plain fabric with pure silk threads. It consists of two threads twisted together and is mainly used for the warp of lightweight fabrics. Katan silk is hand woven using both warp and weft of pure silk. This silk fabric is extremely fine, soft and lustrous and has made Banarasi world famous.