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…

Join a Kit-Of-The-Month Club

Kit-of-the-Month Clubs Why Join Our Kit-of-the-Month Clubs? Cotton Clouds specializes in over a 1000 kits for weaving, knitting and crochet!  We’ve organized many of them into  20 Kit Clubs to make online ordering so much easier. What better way to stay motivated in creating your favorite projects than to join one of these clubs. Each kit contains just…

Easy Gifting: Cotton Clouds Towel Clubs

What’s the perfect way to stay motivated in your weaving all year long while making a great group of projects? A weaving club! Cotton Clouds offers many 6 and 12 month clubs for weavers of all skill levels. Check out these great club options for every weaver’s favorite project: towels. Towels are a perennial favorite…

A Year of Towels – by Jodi Ybarra

Rigid Heddle Year of Towels Kit Club! Join now! About a year ago I had the idea of designing twelve towel projects to share with my fellow rigid heddle weavers. I started with basic plain weave, adding simple stripes to jazz up my towels, then as the ball got rolling, or should I say the shuttles were…

Dreamin’ of Weavin’? Get Inspired!

Rigid heddle weaving has been gaining in popularity recently, and we couldn’t be more excited! The rigid-heddle loom is a great entry point into the world of weaving. These little looms are portable, relatively inexpensive, and offer you the flexibility of being able to try out a large amount of weaving projects and techniques without the investment…

Online Classes: Our Recommendations

Someone once told me what is supposedly an old Irish saying: “It kills the craft not to learn it.” I have no idea if the source of the proverb is accurate, but the meaning stuck with me anyway. As people who knit, weave, spin, or are generally interested in making things by hand, we sometimes…

Waffle Weave Towels on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom and I love making towels! Stripes, plaid, checkered and now waffle weave! You can’t imagine how excited I was when I realized that waffle weave can be achieved on a 2 shaft loom, using plain weave and just one pick-up stick. Aurora Earth 8/2 cotton is the…

Weaving Leno on a Rigid Heddle Loom

I just finished weaving the Leno Wall Hanging  featured in Cotton Clouds’ Rigid Heddle Kit-of-the-Month Club!   I’d love to share my Leno weaving experience with you! I really enjoyed working with  the Linen7  used in this project.  Linen 7 has the perfect amount of body & stiffness needed to maintain the  openwork designs.  This soft, supple, natural yarn felt as…

Weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom

I love weaving on my Rigid Heddle Loom! Working for Cotton Clouds has lots of perks. One of them is getting my hands on all the gorgeous yarns and colors to design my own scarf and to be able to share my ideas & designs with you. This is me, Jodi Ybarra wearing my handwoven Rigid Heddle…