Tina Tape Yarn is a tencel yarn, which is a great eco-friendly fiber.
There are a lot of upcycling crochet ideas in my roundup of eco-friendly crochet from back in 2013 but that was quite some time ago so I thought I’d add some new ideas with a fresh roundup.
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.
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.
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: