(1) The prohibition of kilayim [in clothing material] applies only to [sheep's] wool and linen, and only wool and linen can become unclean by negaim [diseased patches on skin, clothes, or houses that create impurity]. The priests, while in the service in the Temple only wear [garments] of wool and linen. Camel's wool and sheep's wool that have been mixed together, if the majority [of the wool] is from the camel, it is permitted [to mix them with linen, since the minority is annuled by the majority]. If the majority is from the sheep, it is forbidden [to mix them with linen]. If they are half and half [equal amounts], they are forbidden. The same [rule] applies to hemp and flax that have been mixed together.
(2) Shirayim [type of silk that resembles flax] and kolach [a type of silk that resembles wool], are not subject to the laws of kilayim, but are [nevertheless] forbidden due to their appearances. Mattresses and pillows are not subject to the laws of kilayim [by laying on them], provided one's flesh do not touch them. There is no [exemption for the] temporary wearing of kilayim and one may not wear kilayim even on top of ten [other garments], even if it only to evade paying customs.
(3) Hand towels, scroll covers and bath towels, are not subject to the laws of kilayim. Rabbi Eliezer prohibits them. Barbers' towels are subject to the laws of kilayim.
(4) Shrouds for the dead, and the pack-saddle of a donkey, are not subject to the laws of kilayim. One may not put a pack-saddle on his shoulder even to carry out dung in it.
(5) Clothing salesmen [who display their wares by wearing them] may sell [kilayim clothing] in their usual manner [of sale], provided they have no intention [to protect themselves] against the sun in the sun and against the rain in the rain. The [particularly] observant [salesmen] will suspend them [the clothing] over a stick [behind them and not wear them].
(6) Tailors [who use kilayim threads] may sew the clothes in their usual way [placing the garment on their laps], provided they have no intention [of protecting themselves] against the sun in the sun and ahainst the rain in the rain. The [particularly] observant [tailors] will place the garment on the ground [to sew it].
(7) Birsin [a kind of blanket or cloak made of woolen cloth], Bardosin [a kind of blanket or cloak made of thick woolen cloth], Dalmatikon [long undergarments of Dalmation wool], and felt shoes may not be worn until they have been inspected [to see if they contain kilayim]. Rabbi Yosi says, Those [woolen garments] that come from the seacoast or from overseas do not require inspection, for we can assume that they are made of hemp. Cloth-lined shoes [made for warmth] are not subject to the law of kilayim.
(8) Only that which is spun or woven is prohibited under the laws of kilayim, for it is written "you shall not wear Sha'atnez (Devarim 22:11), [The word Sha'atnez is composed of the words] Shua combed, Tavui spun and nuz woven. Rabbi Shimon ben Eleazar says, [The word Sha'atnez suggests, that whoever wears Sha'atnez], naluz [is estranged] and umeiliz [he estranges] his father in heaven against him.