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Cotton

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.

Crackle Weave
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
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.
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 Yarn
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
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.

Svalan
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.

Vreseis Ltd.
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
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.

Yarn Barn
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

Handweaving Books: Beginner Weaving

Key to Weaving: A Textbook of Hand-Weaving Techniques and Pattern Drafts for the Beginning Weaver
A definitive guide to handloom weaving: step-by-step instructions, intricacies of color, fiber and how to use them effectively.
UK: Key to Weaving

Favorite Scandinavian Projects to Weave: 45 Stylish Designs for the Modern Home
A collection of 45 different furnishing textiles: colorful blankets, fanciful table runners, classic curtains, and embroidered hand towels.
UK: Favorite Scandinavian Projects to Weave

more Handweaving books..

Hand Weaving Patterns

 

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Yarn Shops

Bodega Pastures Sheep
Bodega Pastures uses sustainable ranching practices and has organic wool from Churro, Columbia, Corriedale and Romney sheep.

Borgs Weaving Yarn
Swedish Borgs weaving yarns come in over 1000 colours, from cotton, rugwarp, linen, cottolin, wool and paper.

Bullens Wullens
Bullens Wullens has ready to spin, combed wool top: merino, Targhee, Corriedale and Finn in many lovely colours.

Camilla Valley Farm
Camilla Valley Farm, located north of Toronto, Ont, provides quality supplies for weavers, including cotton, linen and locally produced Philosopher’s Wool.

Caroline’s Yarns
Caroline produces handspun custom yarns from hand picked fleece for knitters and weavers.

Colinette Textile Alchemy
Colinette has an extraordinary selection of hand-dyed yarns: wools, silk, mohair, cottons.

Cotton Clouds
Cotton Clouds stocks over 21 different lines of cotton blend yarns.

Crescent Moon Fiber Mill
Qiviut and other luxury and exotic yarns, washing, picking, carding and spinning services.

Curl Yarns
Curl Bros. has high quality 2/8, 4/8, 8/8 and Perle mercerized cotton yarns in 43 vibrant colours.

Earthguild
Earthguild carries a wide range of supplies to serve the needs of the craft community: rugmaking, weaving, spinning, basketry, dyes.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

Foxfibre Naturally Coloured Cotton
Sally Fox’s naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarns and spinning fibre.

Halcyon Yarn
Halcyon Yarn provides a mail-order service for handknitting, machine knitting and weaving yarns and spinning fibres. They carry over 100 varieties of yarn from silk to rug wools.

Harrisville Yarn
Harrisville wool tweed and Shetland yarns. Available on cones for machine knitting or weaving and washed skeins for handknitting.

Hemp Textiles Int.
Hemp Textiles Int. is a wholesale supplier of hemp spinning fibres and yarns.

Homestead Sheep and Fiber Products
Both handspun and millspun yarns are offered at this site, Jacob, lambswool and mohair blends.

In Sheep’s Clothing
In Sheep’s Clothing offers unique yarns and fibres, for weavers, knitters, spinners and basket makers.

J J’s Wool and Craft
A delightful New Zealand site to visit featuring luscious hand-dyed wool yarns for knitters and mohair/silk slivers for handspinners. They can also process your special fibre blends.

Kreinik Threads
Silk and metallic threads are perfect for embellishment of your handwovens as well as downloadable freebies.

Lamb’s Ear Farm
Lamb’s Ear Farm has Beka looms, yarns, wheels, fibres, dyes and other goodies for the weaver and handspinner.

Lana Knits Hemp Kits
Lana Knits has Get to Know Hemp kits, for making washcloths, mitts and sweaters.

Langley Yarns
Spinning wheels and fiber, looms, weaving yarns, and weaving lessons by Barbara Braaten.

Lankapalvelu
Lankapalvelu is a Finnish site that has a good selection of cotton and specialty yarns, including Poppana, cotton chenille, mop yarn. See Muutkodonta-materiaalit.

Louet
Louet is a wholesale supplier of exotic yarns, fibers, natural and chemical dyes, spinning wheels and looms.

Luxurious Fibers From Around the World
This site has a large selection of luxury fibers: alpaca, angora, mohair, camel, silk, handpainted yarns, cottons.

MacAusland’s Woollen Mills Ltd.
MacAusland’s has been producing yarn since 1932. This family run business supplies custom spinning and weaving yarns and their own pure wool blankets.

Margaret Peel’s Fibre Supplies
Margaret Peel’s in Australia, carries a wide range of ready to spin blended fibres and handspun yarns. Washing and dyeing is all done by hand, and carded by machine.

Mountain Spun Farm
Mountain Spun Farm has a bit of something for everyone. Triangle looms, spinning tools, Shetland and Romney sheep, Angora and Cashmere goats, angora bunnies and other fibre and fleece.

Nordic Studio
Nordic Studio has Bockens Line Linen in 16/1, 16/2, 28/2, tow, linen rug warp, bobbin lace as well as other wools and yarns imported from Sweden and Norway.

Odyssey Llama’s Fiber Corner
Looking for a source for llama fibre? Odyssey has raw and washed fleece and roving in a multitude of natural shades.

P C’s Pets
Pam Chapman raises Angora rabbits. She has fibre for sale as well as excellent advice for caring for your rabbit.

Paradise Fibers
Paradise Fibers has a wide selection of wools and mohairs, spinning fibres, and knitting/weaving yarns.

Fibreholics Homepage
Agnes Hauptli is a true fibreholic with a great selection of fibres to choose from: silks, wools, cottolins and even possum.

Foxfibre Naturally Coloured Cotton
Sally Fox’s naturally coloured Foxfibre cotton yarns and spinning fibre.

R and M Yarns
R & M has a varied selection of mill-end wool, cotton, rayon and acrylic yarns, suitable for machine knitting and weaving.

Red Barn Farm
Red Barn Farm has Targhee, Border Leicester wools from their own flock as well as spinning and weaving supplies.

Red Meadow
Red Meadow is an on-line store for weavers, spinners and other fibre artists.

Robin and Russ Handweavers Inc.
Robin and Russ is always a great source for weaving yarns. Their yarn catalog is worth ordering.

Rogue Icelandic Farm
Yvonne & David McDonald raise Icelandic sheep and Pygora goats in Oregon.

Savillehill Farm
An on-line studio catalog shop featuring equipment and supplies for both the beginner and experience fibre artist.

Snow Drift Farm
Take a llama trek in Cape Breton, NS and try out some mohair or llama fibre as well.

Spring Creek Organic Farm
Award winning natural coloured and white Romney sheep are organically raised. Each fleece is hand skirted to assure a clean fleece, free of vegetation.

Sugar Bush Hollow
Sugar Bush Hollow is a mother and daughter cottage industry that caters to all fiber enthusiasts. You can get Angora wool, Cormo fleece, and llama fiber or if you don’t spin yourself, they can spin it for you.

Sun Bench Fibres
Sun Bench Fibres began their business raising sheep and angora goats, carding the wool for handspinners. They have now expanded to carry an assortment of spinning fibres, weaving yarns, and Ashford, Lendrum and Leclerc equipment.

Treenway Silks
Treenway designs their own special blends of luxurious silks and colours. Who can resist?

Wales MacKinlay
Wales MacKinlay is an industrial supplier of yarns and fibre for knitters and weavers in New Zealand.

Weavers Loft
Weavers Loft in Indiana, carries looms, spinning wheels, books and suppliers for the weaver and handspinner.

Webs Yarn Merchant
Webs offers a wide selection of specialty yarns ranging from rayon chenille, to mohair and wool blends designed for weavers and hand knitters.

Woolhouse Tools

Woolhouse Tools in Armstrong, British Columbia makes beautiful table and floor looms, shuttles, ball-winders and other weaving accessories.

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