My Yarn Candy Store

Why I love owning Cotton Clouds! Every year I get to take off for a long weekend and attend TNNA (The National Needlework Association) to see the very latest yarns, patterns, books and trends in the industry. Here are my favorites! Sign up for our e-newsletters for latest updates on when we add these very…

Come Behind the Scenes at TNNA!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to own a yarn business and to go shopping at industry trade shows? Well wonder no more! I recently returned from San Diego and The National NeedleArts Association (TNNA)’s trade show. Take a sneak peek behind the scenes and find out what I saw, what trends are hot,…

Baby Love!

Every baby loves to be swaddled in an all-natural blanket made just for them! Parents love these baby blankets because they are easy to launder and will last a lifetime! This one is sure to become the beloved “blankie”. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, babysitters, and friends love to weave them knowing that their labor of love…

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…

Meet the ZOOM Loom!

The ZOOM Loom is a small pin loom that can go anywhere, and make almost anything! Its tiny size (it’s just 4″ x 4″!) means that it can easily fit into a bag for weaving on the go, and the blocks you’ll weave are great modular starting points for a myriad of projects. This little loom…

What’s So Great About 8/2 Cotton?

Spring is finally here! Though the weather may not have gotten the message in certain areas, it’s time to start thinking of BBQs, backyard parties, and warmer weather. And of course, what goes better with an evening on the patio then some gorgeous handwoven napkins? For projects like these, we recommend 8/2 Aurora Earth: A Weaver’s…

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…

Join our Kit-of-the-Month Clubs

What a great way to start the new year!   Make a commitment to keep your loom warped all year long by joining one (or more for the ambitious) of our Kit-of-the-Month Clubs! Plus you’ll receive FREE SHIPPING on each kit shipped!  That’s a huge savings! Weave dozens of towels, table runners, scarves, household items…

Over the edge: Knitting patterns inspire!

Aren’t knitting patterns inspiring! I look at the details and often find little treasures – bits of the pattern I could borrow to put in another project. Maybe just an edging…. This is an awe inspiring shawl, Someday I want to knit the whole shawl but right now I only have a little time. I…