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Published on February 11th, 2009 | by Kelly Rand

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Yearn Worthy Yarn: Cloud Cotton

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Still on a plant fiber kick, this week I’ve come back to cotton. It isn’t recycled this time but an honest to goodness 100% organic cotton. This lovely yarn from Estelle Yarns is certified organic and comes in wide range of sturdy colors.

Cloud Cotton is available in dyed and undyed. The dyed cotton ranges from bright spring greens to soothing blues. The undyed cotton is natural looking browns and neutrals.

Cloud Cotton is nice and soft, true to its name. The worsted cotton is light and easy to work with. Be careful as it is known to shed in the beginning but knits up nice and neat in the end.

[Image from Estelle Yarns]

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Kelly covers visual arts in and around Washington, DC for DCist and is editor of Crafting a Green World. Kelly has also been published by Bust Magazine and you can find her byline at Indie Fixx and Etsy’s Storque and has taught in Etsy’s virtual lab on the topic of green crafting. Kelly helps organize Crafty Bastards: Arts and Crafts Fair, one of the largest indie craft fairs on the east coast and has served on the Craft Bastard’s jury since 2007. Kelly is also co-founder of Hello Craft a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. Kelly resides in Washington, D.C. and believes that handmade will save the world.



  • http://blackstarjewelry.blogspot.com/ Katie

    That is gorgeous! Makes me want to learn how to knit.

  • http://blackstarjewelry.blogspot.com/ Katie

    That is gorgeous! Makes me want to learn how to knit.

  • http://blackstarjewelry.blogspot.com/ Katie

    That is gorgeous! Makes me want to learn how to knit.

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