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Halloween Fun with Cotton Clouds

Let’s Have Some Halloween Fun!

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Are you ready to fill your Fall with fun? Cotton Clouds prefers the sweet and silly to spooky and scary, so check out our round-up of ideas to cover your crafty needs this month!

Cotton Up to Halloween Costumes!

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Right now Pinterest is full of wonderful Halloween Costume ideas. Of course we pinned several to our Halloween Fun board! What better costume for any cotton fan? We get such a giggle each time we look at the adorable “Cotton Boll Kid” as we have come to refer to her, and how wonderful are the cotton ball wigs?

Festive Cotton Decorations!

Time to get festive! Sure pumpkins and candy corns may dominate the color palette, but don’t be afraid to branch out and make use of the other seasonal colors! Why not include cotton bolls in your tablescape? They provide a lovely neutral – aren’t they pretty in these images?

Fall decorations

Spin Up a Scary Yardage!

We’re so proud of Team Cotton Clouds Cottontails as they spin as much as they can during Spinzilla! These fibers and deals are treats for your spinning experience – no tricks!

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Quick & Easy Knit or Crochet Projects!

knitcollageOur go-to yarn choice for each of these quick knit or crochet projects would be Tahki Cotton Classic! Shown above are:

 

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Happy Halloween!

Here’s to a Safe & Happy Halloween with lots of treats! Feel free to let us know how your spinning & weaving is going – share a link to your project or post a picture to our Facebook page!

Irene & Jodi

10/10/2014 at 4:14 pm Leave a comment

Who doesn’t love a cotton dishcloth!

Home is Where the Dishcloths AreBurlington, Vermont, 2013

She and Joyce always met for lunch. Joyce always treated.

Both were too polite to mention why.

She knew real estate was how Joyce made her money. But she felt building community was Joyce’s art. Nurturing the needy. Staying in touch.

She owed Joyce for much more than the decades of lunches. Her husband, for example. A prince among men. Their daughters, full of spirit and charm. The house Joyce discovered for them, their cozy harbor.

Dishcloths

She tried to repay Joyce. Polite cards acknowledged the cookies she baked from a family recipe. A cutting she sliced from a prized orchid. A lacy scarf she knit in a luxury fiber.

Then one day, over their salads, both chose spinach with goat cheese, the subject unexpectedly switched to kitchens.

“Doesn’t everyone love dishcloths,” Joyce quipped.

Who knew that Joyce H. Caulfield, real estate queen, fancied the humble dishcloth?

She chose the colors Joyce often wore. She experimented with stitches. Yarns. She couldn’t wait for their next lunch. So she mailed her what she hoped was an artful grouping of utilitarian beauty.

Would Joyce like them as much as she liked making them? Loved making them. She waited for the card her friend was sure to send. And when it arrived, she read it over and over again.

“They bring me joy,” wrote Joyce. “Every day I use my treasured dishcloths and think of wonderful you.”

Kitchen Cotton

Kitchen Cotton

Craft your dishcloth tributes to lasting friendships. Home is where our dishcloths are. Click here to view all dishcloth and washcloth patterns.

Kitchen Cotton is a classic worsted weight cotton featuring a retro-inspired color palette. Best of all, it’s made in the USA.

A tale by Agnes Honor Auden.
All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is pure coincidental.

Agnes Honor Auden is a life-long yarn lover. She enjoys spinning tales about her favorite yarns and patterns. She lives in a small cottage by the sea where inland and water birds stop by her front porch to gather snips and strands of her violet wool for their nests.

Blog complements of  Lion Brand Yarn Company

01/21/2013 at 6:49 pm 2 comments

Free Ribbon Sock Pattern

 What a versatile sock pattern that can be knit up in a variety of any one of our cotton or blend sock yarns!  It’s so cute!  We’ll be posting lots more Free Patterns weekly, so bookmark this page and check back often!

Knit these super soft and comfortable socks with this free knitting pattern in Panda Silk ,  Panda Soy, Panda Cotton, Maizy or Luscious Cotton yarns!

A set of 4 Double Point Size 1.5 and size 2  Bamboo Knitting  Needles are needed for this pattern.

Click here  for pattern compliments of Crystal Palace Yarns.

06/10/2010 at 2:59 pm


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