Would you like to make a gift for someone who is sensitive to wool and other animal fibers? Or maybe gift some special yarn to a crocheter who is?
It can be difficult to find a beautiful hand-dyed cotton yarn. Some say it is easier to dye protein fibers like wool and silk than cellulose fibers like cotton and linen. This may be why it is more challenging to find hand-dyed cotton.
I’m also sensitive to some animal fibers. If I’m making something for myself, I won’t use wool or some other fibers if I’ll be wearing it next to my skin.
Since I also love colorful yarns, I thought it would be fun to seek out sources for hand-dyed cotton yarn. This list gathers together 11 hand-dyed cotton yarns from different shops.
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Pick yarn from one of these sources to make a gorgeous gift in fibers that work for those with wool allergies or sensitivities to wool and animal fibers.
Or pick out one of more skeins of these yarns to give to your favorite crocheter.
Hand-Dyed Cotton Yarn
This list pulls together places to find gorgeous hand-dyed skeins of 100% cotton yarn.
Rough Rider 100% Organic Cotton Hand Dyed Sport Weight | Etsy
This shop carries an extensive selection of hand-dyed cotton yarns in a wide range of colorways. It had one of the widest ranges of colorways that I could find.
You can choose from sock, fingering, sport, and worsted weight.
Hand Dyed Yarn Deep Sea on Cotton or Wool Bases. | Etsy
This shop also carries a variety of colorways. They carry the yarns in both a cotton and a wool base.
Choose the cotton base for your hand-dyed cotton yarn. And, you can also pick two different yarn weights.
Pichinku Chunka Organic Cotton Botanical Dyed Cotton Yarn | Etsy
This organic cotton yarn comes in DK weight. It is then botanically dyed in small batches.
You can pick from 11 different colors.
Daphne Cotton Organic 4 Ply Rainbow Muted Crochet | Etsy
The Little Yarn Shop carries both cotton and wool yarns that are hand-dyed in small batches. Look for the cotton yarns to find colorful hand-dyed skeins.
Hand Dyed 100% Organic Cotton Yarn Worsted 100g 164yds | Etsy
This shop carries small quantities of hand-dyed cotton yarns.
Hand-dyed Pre-wound Weaving Warp 10/3 Cotton 7 5/8 Yards | Etsy
For weavers, this shop carries a wide variety of hand-dyed cotton yarns. While you check out the shop, you may also want to look at the gorgeous scarves woven with the hand-dyed yarns.
Urth Uneek 1073 Cotton Mercerized Self Striping DK Weight | Etsy
This mercerized cotton yarn is self-striping. It comes in DK weight.
Check out the other Urth yarns in the shop for additional colorways. The shop carries hand-dyed wool yarns too.
Hand-dyed Yarn yarn is Life | Etsy
This shop offers several colorways in a choice of cotton, wool, or acrylic bases. Choose the cotton base in fingering, sport, dk, or worsted weight.
Foliage Fade Set READY TO SHIP Hand Dyed Vegan Yarn Minis | Etsy
This shop carries a gorgeous range of colorways in organic cotton yarn. You can find cottons in a variety of yarn weights in rich hand-dyed colors.
Organic Cotton Hand Dyed Yarn / Handdyed Yarn Speckled Yarn | Etsy
Search on cotton to find the beautiful colorways that this shop offers in organic cotton yarn.
Festive DK Hand Dyed Cotton Boucle Yarn | Etsy
This cotton boucle is dyed in a light gray with speckles of red, emerald green, and violet.
The yarn is machine washable and dryable.
If you’re looking for other gift ideas for crocheters, check out my guides to 70 Gifts for People Who Crochet or 20 Stitch Dictionaries.