Although grown all over the world, cotton is a classic American fiber. Several varieties grow in the states, just as several controversies surround this perennial plant fiber. Cotton played a large part in shaping American history.
Cotton was at the forefront of mechanizing spinning, being the easiest and first fiber for spinning machinery. Unfortunately cotton remains one of the “scariest” fibers to spin due to its short length. Many hints on how and why to use this amazing fiber called cotton.