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In Spinning Cotton, Stephenie Gaustad is out to revive an art that is often overlooked by today’s contemporary spinners; spinning cotton. Cotton is one of the most important fibers in the developed world, and Stephenie is here to show you how to prepare cotton from boll to batt in this two part series.

You’ll Love This Spinning Video If:

  • You want to learn techniques for preparing cotton
  • If you have an appreciation for important fibers
  • You enjoy the historical aspect of spinning

In Spinning Cotton You’ll Learn:

  • How to prepare cotton
  • Techniques for efficiently spinning with ease
  • How to boil off and set twist for your yarns

A Word From the Author:

"Bette Hochberg used to say, that of all the fibers spun in the long history of spinning, that the one that clothed, warmed and protected the most people was cotton. I’m Stephenie Gaustad and welcome to my kitchen." — Stephenie Gaustad


About the Author:

Stephenie Gaustad is an artist, illustrator, designer, and weaver. She enjoys designing classic garments and spinning yarn. She is also dedicated to fiber preparation, color theory and cloth design. Her illustrations can be found in The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning, which she produced with her husband, Alden Amos.