AwareKnits: Knit & Crochet Projects for the Eco-Conscious Stitcher
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AwareKnits: Knit & Crochet Projects for the Eco-Conscious Stitcher

by Vickie Howell, Adrienne Armstrong
     
 
The fiber world is all abuzz about sustainable yarns and alternative materials, and AwareKnits jumps on this trend with a socially conscious approach to knitting and crochet.

Knitting superstar Vicikie Howell and activist-knitter Adrienne Armstrong present a groundbreaking volume that’s part pattern book and part crafty call to action. They offer 31

Overview

The fiber world is all abuzz about sustainable yarns and alternative materials, and AwareKnits jumps on this trend with a socially conscious approach to knitting and crochet.

Knitting superstar Vicikie Howell and activist-knitter Adrienne Armstrong present a groundbreaking volume that’s part pattern book and part crafty call to action. They offer 31 stylish projects that use a variety of “green” yarns, including ones from soy, corn, and hemp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781600594694
Publisher:
Lark Books NC
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

VICKIE HOWELL is a self-proclaimed crafty grrrl. In an effort to mobilize the feminist-based knitting movement, she founded successful chapters of the irreverent but socially conscious knitting group Stitch ’n Bitch in Los Angeles and Austin. Vickie was the host of DIY’s Knitty Gritty and has written three books for Sterling and one for Lark: New Knits on the Block; Not Another Teen Knitting Book; Knit Aid; and Pop Goes Crochet!.

Co-author ADRIENNE ARMSTRONG is a knitter, environmentalist, and owner of the sustainable living shop The Atomic Garden in Oakland, California.

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