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Crazy About Cotton

September spells the start of cotton boll season again. For months, we have managed to tide over our customers with the fluffy stuff (with some interruptions now and again) but it’s always lovely to receive a fresh season’s delivery. We’ve been working hard to prime these gorgeous dried seed heads — getting rid of the withered husky exterior that so loves to cling stubbornly to the clouds of white. Then, coaxing each boll into its final shape. It’s a lot to do but it’s something that really shows off the fibre from the calyx. We do adore transforming oohs to wows! :) We completely understand the charm of these little balls of woolly white; they’re really the epitome of versatility....

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