Did you know that the world has been celebrating Earth Day for over 40 years? It’s a good day to take a minute and think about ways to practice more eco-friendly crochet. I thought I’d share some links if that’s something that interests you.
I recently received a lovely package of yarn from a friend back home. I believe it’s all recycled sari silk yarn. I’m not sure yet what I’m going to make with it but I decided to get some ideas by browsing my favorite source for this type of yarn: Darn Good Yarn.
Trochet is an environmental project, which recycles items such as grocery bags, into new products available for sale to the public.
Here is the link roundup to all of the 2011 Crochet Concupiscence posts related to eco-friendly crochet:
I’m especially excited about today’s crochet giveaway item which generously comes from Tina Dean Designs, the awesome maker of terrific plarn and upcycled crochet items.
Awhile back I crocheted a plarn breast for a project called Something in the Water. Although I mentioned the project here and there, I never got around to showing off my finished piece here on the blog. The project has some new news so now seems like a good time to do that!
A year or two ago it was fresh and new and cool to crochet with plastic bags. It’s still cool but it’s no longer the hot new things. Right now the cool way to recycle and save the earth with crochet is to crochet using bicycle tire tubes.