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Knit Green offers tons of information and ideas on everything you need to be a more environmentally conscious knitter. From sourcing materials locally and using organic products, to supporting fair work and fair trade programs, Knit Green is a tremendous source of information to help you tailor your craft to your convictions.
Fashion-forward knitting and easy-to-digest essays come together to help you "green-up" your hobby and easily implement suggestions and strategies for sustainability in the context of knitting. You'll get a full exploration of green avenues and product options, including organically -farmed fibers, non-animal yarns, alternative or recycled fibers and yarns, fair work and fair trade companies and programs, buying local, sustainable farming and energy in yarn production, and more. Plus, you'll find more than 20 fashionable patterns that don't sacrifice style for sustainability.
From vegan options to eco-diversity, Knit Green gives you the tools you need to green-up not only your knitting, but your whole life!
Free Patterns from Knit Green
Basic Bermuda Bag
She has a simple and classic design sensibility, and her projects are fun as well as useful.
With the information and thoughtful approach found in this book, I have been able to make wiser choices when buying wool and other fibers for my knitting projects.
I always enjoy new knitting projects and this book has some good ones along with great information about sustainable knitting.
I purchased this book for the specific item on the cover - I wanted the instructions for that. I wasn't really interested in the rest of the book, but I must say, it did have some... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Barbara S
Not sure how "green" this book is, but it has some ideas that should be thought about before you buy yarn.Published on May 30, 2011 by T.B.
The only information that I really found in this book that was new to me was the directions for tearing up a bed sheet to make a "yarn" in order to create the basket pictured on... Read morePublished on March 14, 2010 by S. Lunsford