White Egyptian Cotton is a non-lustrous, short plant fiber. This is one of the longer varieties.
The cotton fibers comes from the fruit of the cotton plant. Cotton is the white, downy, fibrous substance covering the seed of the cotton plants. The seeds with this covering are encased in... Read More
This is a real challenge to spin. It is so slippery that long draw is next to impossible to do.. when I do conquer it, it will be fantastic yarn. The small sample I managed to spin and ply is dreamy, but it might thanks a year to get time two pounds spun.
This fiber was so intimidating for me at first. I wanted to use this fiber alone (with out blending). I realized I could make the yarn thicker and it became so much easier to spin. I have also blended it with dyed bamboo and the results were beautiful.
Just getting used to spinning cotton but I mix the cotton with another fiber with a longer staple
This will good to add into the blending board to give a punch of white accents.