Cotton Fact #2: This illustration is fro

Cotton Fact #2: This illustration is from the 1350 book, The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. It may have been an explanation of cotton – that fiber unknown to Europeans only through trade, who had no notion of how it was produced from a plant. Since cotton is white and fluffy, similar to wool, it’s…

We’ve Made Summer Cotton Spinning Easier with Free Shipping!

As summer temperatures continue to climb, we’re happy to be surrounded by soft, cool clouds of cotton fiber. Cotton really is a dream to spin and knit in the summer months, and the finished yarn is perfect for everything from a woven set of placemats to a lightweight knit sweater. With a few days left…

Since 1996, the Sustainable Cotton Proje

Since 1996, the Sustainable Cotton Project has been dedicated to the production and promotion of sustainably grown domestic cotton fiber. In the field they work with innovative growers to produce a high-quality fiber without using the most toxic pesticides and herbicides to develop a Cleaner Cotton™. All Cotton Clouds’ Easy-to-Spin Cotton Slivers are now grown…

Cotton Fact: Cotton needs A LOT of twist

Cotton Fact: Cotton needs A LOT of twist to hold together as a yarn! It’s easy to spin on a supported (not drop) spindle. Here a woman from the African nation of Togo is spinning cotton on a supported spindle. Since the spindle is supported, there is no weight on the fiber being spun, enabling…

Jump right in to spinning cotton! This A

Jump right in to spinning cotton! This All About Cotton Spinning kit gives you everything you need: lots of different cotton fibers, brass supported spindle, illustrated instructions and hints and tips from the experts. Add the DVD Spinning on a Takli and you have yourself at 2 hour personalized workshop! We guarantee your cotton spinning…

From Seed to Fiber we show you how to ge

From Seed to Fiber we show you how to get your cotton ready to spin! It’s easy with our quality fibers and expert advice. Isn’t it time you spun your own cotton yarn? Our video will show you how easy it is to spin cotton!From Seed to Fiber we show you how to get your…