eco-friendly crochet

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2011 in Crochet: Eco-Friendly Crochet

by Kathryn on December 26, 2011 · 0 comments

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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.


15 Tips for Earth-Friendly Crochet

by Kathryn on August 19, 2011 · 1 comment

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Earlier this year, I wrote up a post with ten ideas for eco-friendly crochet. Now that I’ve been reading the book AwareKnits: Knit & Crochet Projects for the Eco-Conscious Stitcher, I have even more ideas about earth-friendly, sustainable, globally-responsible crochet.

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Earlier today I reviewed the book AwareKnits: Knit & Crochet Projects for the Eco-Conscious Stitcher. I’ve learned so much about different yarn types from this book. Here are some of the things that I’ve learned: