Let Your Knitting Go Green
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.
- 20 projects for environmentally conscious knitting
- Full exploration of green knitting product options
- From the author of Fiber Gathering
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!
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)|
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
1 Supporting Biodiversity.
2 Sustainable Farming Practice.
3 Vegan Knitting.
4 Maintaining Folk and Indigenous Traditions.
5 Promoting Fair Trade and Fair Work.
6 Organic and Natural Fibers and Labeling Use.
7 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.
8 Buy Local Goods.
9 Changing Our Habits.
Conclusion: Every Little Bit Makes a Difference.
Table of Abbreviations.
Tips and Techniques.
About the Author.