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How to Mordant Cotton and Linen
A recipe for mordanting cotton and linen yarns for use in natural dyeing.
Cotton Boll Clip Art
Pictures of cotton bolls, and balls of yarn.
Cotton Gin Clip Art
Pictures of a cotton gin.
Naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarn, woven in crackle.
Twill Tea Towels
8/2 cotton tea towels woven in twill blocks.
Twill and Tabby Towels
Tea towels woven with hemp and cotton yarns
Borgs Weaving Yarn
Sweden’s Borgs Vavgarner has a wide range of cotton yarns in stunning colours: 2/2 to 30/2, velour, moppyarn, yarns for warp and weft.
Colinette Textile Alchemy
Colinette has an extraordinary selection of hand-dyed cotton yarns in several weights.
Cotton Clouds has been shipping cotton blend yarns all over the world for 15 years to weavers, knitters and crocheters.
Cotton in the Middle Ages
David Drickman writes an interesting brief about the historical use of cotton.
Curl Bros provides some interesting facts about cotton as well as supplying 2/8, 4/8, 8/8 and Perle mercerized cotton yarns in 43 bright colours using top quality colourfast dyes.
Department of Textiles
The Smithsonian Institution, has an exhibit about spinning and weaving, focusing on the various fibres: mineral, vegetable, animal and the byssus.
Foxfibre Naturally Coloured Cotton –
Sally Fox’s naturally coloured, organic cotton.
Halcyon is a mail-order supplier of handknitting, machine knitting, crochet and weaving yarns and spinning fibres. They have over 100 varieties of yarn specially dyed to their own colour palette.
Nordic Studio imports yarns from Sweden and Norway including cottolin, cotton rug warp and Eqyptian cotton yarns.
R & M Yarns
R & M has an ever changing selection of mill-end wool, cotton, rayon and acrylic yarns, suitable for machine knitting and weaving.
Robin and Russ
Robin and Russ might have the cotton yarns you are looking for, even if you don’t see it all on their website.
A Swedish site that has woven items as well as Poppana and other yarns. An email address is supplied, so you can write to them in English, requesting information on their yarns.
Vresies is a retail and wholesale supplier for Sally Fox’s naturally coloured, organic cotton yarns in chenille, 4/4, 10/2 and 18,2 weights as well as cotton sliver.
Weavers Loft has a good selection of cotton yarns: rug warp, organic, mercerized and unmercerized and loopers.
Webs Yarn Merchant
Webs supplies their own blends of specialty yarns ranging from cottons, rayon chenille, to mohair and wool blends.
The Yarn Barn has lots of mill-end yarns: wool, rug yarns, cottons and linens in addition to their weaving equipment.
Spinning Cotton from a Seed
You Tube – Cotton Spindle Spinning
Hand Weaving Books
The Weaver’s Companion (The Companion Series)
Learning to Weave
The Big Book of Weaving: Handweaving in the Swedish Tradition: Techniques, Patterns, Designs and Materials
The Handweaver’s Pattern Directory
A Weaver’s Book of 8-Shaft Patterns: From the Friends of Handwoven
Krokbragd: How to Design & Weave