Cotton weaving yarn is ideal for producing towels, table linens and garments. Cotton absorbs moisture, is cool to the touch thus keeping the body comfortable. The oldest evidence of cotton use dates to 6,000 BC in the region that now includes India and Pakistan. In addition, bits of cotton cloth located in Mexico date back at least 7,000 years. Arab merchants are believed to have brought cotton to Europe around 800 AD. Christopher Columbus found cotton growing in the Bahama Islands in 1492. In 1556, the first cotton seeds were planted in Florida. The Woolery offers a wide variety of Cotton Weaving Yarns, including our own Bluegrass Mills 8/2 Cotton Yarn.