Store List for "Easy to Spin Cotton"



Dyed Cotton Lint in Basket


Cotton Spinning with the Takli

Takli DVD Cover

Joan's latest video will help you learn to spin using the takli support spindle. Explore the satisfaction of creating amazing yarn using a spindle that goes anywhere with you!

Takli Spinning Kit

Takli Kit

Want to have everything you need to begin spinning with a takli? We packed this kit with as much as we could stuff in the box and discounted the price!

"Easy to Spin" Cotton Vendor List

To order "Easy to Spin" cotton sliver, see the vendor list of shops.


We combine shipping on all orders, so please request an invoice by email at if you have more than one item that has a shipping charge. Please include the item description and quantity desired.

Shipping charges on the items listed below are for continental U.S. adresses only, please email for international rates.


Cotton Dye Package

*FREE SHIPPING within continental U.S.*

Cotton Dyed with Cushing Perfection Dye 5 lbs. of cotton packaged with Cushing Dyes for shipment

Here's your chance to create your own great colors at home! This package would be perfect for a "Cotton Dye Day" to share with friends or fellow guild members. The pictures above show cotton lint dyed with the 3 Cushing Perfection Dyes and a box of white cotton lint ready for shipment.

The Dye Package includes:

  • 5 pounds of clean, white Acala cotton lint
  • 3 jars of Cushing Perfect Direct Dye for cellulose fiber in primary colors - Red, Blue & Yellow
  • Written instructions


Includes Free Shipping within continental United States (standard rates apply to all other destinations - email for quote)



Carding Package

*FREE SHIPPING within continental U.S.*

Basket of dyed cotton lint & cotton carding combs

This package is a good way to become familiar with hand-carding your own custom color blends in delicate shading using both dyed and naturally white cotton lint. The basket above shows the variety of colors and some sample yarns Joan made blending colors on the carders.

Included in the package:

  • 1 Pair of curved Clemes & Clemes cotton carders
  • 4 ounces of dyed cotton lint (mixed colors)
  • 2 ounces of Acala white cotton lint
  • Puni Stick
  • $136.00

    Includes Free Shipping within continental United States (standard rates apply to all other destinations - email for quote)



Dyed Cotton Lint

Yellow, Red & Blue Dyed Cotton Lint Plum, Rust & Turquoise Dyed Cotton Lint

Available in 6 colors: Blue, Yellow, Red, Turquoise, Rust & Plum

Please choose your colors using the "Message to Seller" option at checkout

1 - 3 ounces/$5.00 ounce

Shipping $2.95 total within the contental U.S.


4 or more ounces/$5.00 ounce

FREE SHIPPING within continental U.S.




PLY Magazine Cotton Issue - Spring 2016

PLY Magazine Cotton Issue

Just what we have been asking for, a magazine that focused one of their issues completely on cotton! Jacey did and it is a "must" for anyone who loves cotton or is considering trying to learn to spin cotton.

While supplies last!


Shipping $3.50 within continental U.S. only - email for rates elsewhere








Blue & Brown Bag

This neat carry bag comes in either blue or brown and features our pretty cotton flower logo and is perfect for on-the-go spinning!

  • Adjustable strap for easy carrying
  • Phone pocket as well as other front pockets
  • Inside zippered pocket and key clip
  • Made from recycled products
  • $15.00

    $4.75 Shipping within the continental United States. Email for rates to addresses outside the continental U.S.



Traveling Sample Skein Winder

Traveling Sample Skein Winder

    Solid wood that travels flat and easy. Simply wrap the yarn around each end, figure-8 tie in two places and presto, slide it off the open end and you have a nice sample skein.


    Shipping $2.50 to the continental U.S. Please email for other destination rates.



Earrings - Cotton Boll Design

Silver Cotton Boll Earrings

Silver - $18.00

Gold - $20.00

FREE SHIPPING within continental U.S., email for rate outside continental U.S.

These fun little earrings featuring a cotton boll design are light-weight and easy to wear.

Gold Cotton Boll Earrings












Beggining Cotton Spinning Book

This is a workbook for anyone interested in spinning cotton or who wants to learn more about cotton and how to card, spin and ply cotton fiber.

The book is spiral bound so it will lay flat beside you. Photos are included along with the instructions, however after each technique Joan has a YouTube that she has prepared for you so you can see her actually doing the technique described in the work book.

An extensive list of cotton terms is included along with suggested books that are helpful in learning more about spinning. Joan's hope is that this little book will help take away the fear that so many people have of spinning cotton and show you how easy and fun it is to spin cotton fiber.



$19.95 - Free Shipping within continental United States

International orders will ship for only $5.00





HAND SPINNING COTTON by Harry & Olive Linder

Updated by Joan S. Ruane 2013


Hand Spinning Cotton Book

    $19.95 - FREE SHIPPING within continential U.S


    Since its first publication in 1977, this book has been the definitive work on cotton spinning. It has provided cotton spinners with the most in-depth information possible and kindled a new still-growing interest in spinning this fascinating and ancient fiber.

    I am thrilled that the Linder family asked me to update Harry & Olive's wonderful work, which was my own inspiration for finding a life-long passion in learning about cotton and its possibilities for our modern lives.

    This edition of "Hand Spinning Cotton" contains all the original texts and drawings from the 1977 edition but has been updated to reflect 21st century advances in both equipment, fiber availability and spinning techniques.



Takli Cotton Spinning Kit

Takli Spinning Kit


    FREE SHIPPING within continential U.S. - email for shipping rates elsewhere

    • 4 varieties of cotton sliver (total 1 oz.)
    • Cotton Boll
    • Samples of dyed cotton lint for blending
    • Takli Support Spindle
    • Support Dish
    • 2 Bobbins
    • Bobbin Winder
    • Written Instructions
    • "Cotton Flower" Tote Bag


Deluxe Takli Cotton Spinning Kit

Deluxe Takli Cotton Spinning Kit


FREE SHIPPING within continental U.S. only - email for shipping rates elsewhere

Includes all of the items listed above along with the DVD "Cotton Spinning with a Takli".



Bobbin Winder Kit


Bobbin Winder Kit


    Shipping $7.15 (Priority Mail) to continental U.S. only - email for shipping rates to anywhere else.

    • Bobbin Winder
    • 2 Bobbins
    • 4 varieties of cotton sliver (total 1 oz.)
    • 2 AA Batteries
    • Click here for bobbin winder instructions.



Cotton Spinning with the Takli - DVD


    $39.95Takli DVD Cover

    Free Shipping within continental U.S. Please email for rates to anywhere else.

    Step by step instructions on how to spin on this little metal spindle with a brass whorl. When properly spun, it will spin a ratio up to 100 to 1, thus it is ideal for spinning short staple fiber like cotton. Learn what a great meditating tool the takli can be for you.

    Additional features include "Spinning with Joan", learning about growing cotton and how it is processed into sliver, and ending with a neat feature on the Indian book Charkha wheel and how to open, spin on it and then be able to close it.


Cotton Spinning Made Easy - DVD


    Free shipping within continental U.S. Email for rates to anywhere else.

    On this DVD you will learn all about your wheel and how to adjust it for spinning a very short staple cotton.

    Taking cotton fiber right from the beginning and learning the basic techniques of spinning a quality cotton thread through finished skeins of cotton yarn is taught very simply and clearly by Joan.

    Students quickly learn that cotton is "easy to spin"!



Cotton Hand Carders

    Cotton Hand Carders


    Shipping $13.60 to continental U.S. only - email for shipping rates to anywhere else.

    These curved-back cotton carders have 108 points per square inch and are designed to card cotton or any of the finer fibers such as angora or cashmere. The wooden backs measure 10 ½” x 3 5/8”.

    A puni stick is included with each set of carders.


Takli Support Spindle (with written instuctions)


    This little high-speed spindle comes with samples of Easy to Spin Cotton Sliver so you can start spinning as soon as you open the package!

    Shipping $7.15 (Priority Mail) to continental U.S. only - email for shipping rates to anywhere else.

Homestead Lap Bowls

    Homestead Lap Bowls


    These lovely lap bowls are custom made by Natt Klingensmith at the Ploughshare Craft Center in Texas and are in limited supply.

    Shipping $5.00 to continental U.S. only - email for shipping rates to anywhere else.




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