Cotton Weaving Yarn

Cotton is one of the most versatile weaving materials, ideal for both home textiles and apparel. It is hardy, washable, and affordable, which makes it the perfect staple to keep on hand in your weaving studio. We carry cotton yarn in a number of different styles, weights, and blends, with un-dyed natural shades as well as many colors available in each yarn.

100% Cotton Weaving Yarn

Beam 3/2 Organic Cotton Weaving Yarn

This 3/2 organic un-mercerized cotton is soft, hardy, and beginner-friendly, designed for making towels, home textiles, and apparel. 100% organic cotton. Made in the USA.

  • Use as warp or weft on a rigid heddle or multi-shaft loom
  • 8 oz cones have 630 yards, 1,260 yard per lb
  • 10-16 suggested epi
  • Also suitable as a fingering weight knitting yarn or crochet yarn

Mallo cotton slub weaving yarn

A thick and thin cotton slub yarn designed to weave soft and absorbent home textiles, scarves, or apparel. 100% cotton (55% organic). Made in the USA.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft or rigid heddle loom
  • 8 oz cones have 750 yards, 1,500 yards per lb
  • 8-16 suggested epi
  • Also suitable as a laceweight knitting yarn

8/2 Un-Mercerized Cotton Weaving Yarn

Absorbent, washable, and durable, this 8/2 cotton is designed for dish towels, hand towels, placemats, and tablecloths. 100% cotton. Made in Canada.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft or rigid heddle loom
  • 8 oz tubes have 1,680 yards, 3,360 yards per lb.
  • 20-30 suggested epi

8/4 un-Mercerized Cotton Weaving Yarn

Absorbent, washable, and durable, this 8/4 cotton is designed for dish towels, hand towels, placemats, and tablecloths. 100% cotton. Made in Canada.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft or rigid heddle loom
  • 8 oz tubes have 840 yards, 1,680 yards per lb.
  • 12-16 suggested epi

8/8 un-Mercerized Cotton Weaving Yarn

This thick cotton weaving cord works as a warp for wall hangings, or as the thick yarn needed for rep weaving. 100% cotton. Made in Canada.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft or rigid heddle loom
  • 1 lb. tubes have 840 yards, 840 yards per lb.
  • 8 suggested epi

Cotton linen blends are truly a joy to weave with. The ease of working with cotton paired with the crisp luxury of linen results in fun at the loom and a beautiful finished project. The cotton linen blends we carry both have cotton slubs, which adds subtle texture to your fabric.

Duet cotton/linen weaving yarn

A versatile yarn, Duet is strong enough for warp, soft enough for garments, and hardy enough for kitchen towels. Made from 55% European tow linen and 45% USA-grown cotton. Made in the USA.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft or rigid heddle loom
  • 4 oz cones have 600 yards, 2,400 yards per lb.
  • 12-16 suggested epi

Italian cotton/linen weaving yarn

Soft and textured, this fine slub yarn is designed for weaving both home textiles and next-to-skin apparel. 50% linen, 50% slub cotton. Made in Italy.

  • Use as warp or weft on a multi-shaft loom
  • 18 oz. cones have 3,000 yards, 2,600 yards per lb.
  • 18-24 suggested epi

Rigid heddle weavers use cotton weaving yarn for a wide variety of weaving projects, including dish towels, hand towels, placemats, and apparel. Our most popular cotton weaving yarns for rigid heddle weavers include:

Sometimes cotton yarn isn't the right fit for your next weaving project. Here are the other weaving yarn fibers we carry in our shop: