Mercerized vs unmercerized: Which will it be?

We cotton  lovers are really quite spoiled, compared with knitters, weavers & crochetters of the past.  The 21st century has given us such a great variety of high quality cotton yarns in a never-ending rainbow of vibrant colors!  But what to choose?  That’s the big question.  Mercerized vs unmercerized–what’s the difference? Mercerized  Cotton: The modern production method…

6 Steps to Releive Holiday Stress

We’ve put together a Pre-Holiday survival kit of helpful (although exotic) ideas on staying calm in the months ahead.  1.Boy Scout Motto: Be prepared.  Plan ahead.  Start easy projects now.  Set a deadline for each.  Planning ahead and knowing the direction your headed will help releive unneccessary stress now!   2.Hit the Bottle:  Not the booze. …

Doubleweave: It’s Double the Fun!

What’s your weaving demon? Something you’ve been a little afraid of tackling, but would really love to try? Halloween might scare you, but we promise that our time-tested kits and tips for making most weavers’ weaving demons a personal success! This Halloween we’re taking the scary out of Doubleweave. Click Here for lots of helpful tips…

Colors I See

Color fascinates me. Color excites me. Color talks to me. Color heals me. Color is my world. I’ve been trying to open my eyes to see color in all it’s shapes and guises here in Florida while on vacation. Next month Cotton Clouds will focus on how to make color your friend in all your…