Are any of you knitters, crocheters, or generally crafty people? I’ve been knitting for about 8 years now and there’s just nothing more relaxing to me than knitting away on a cold day with a hot cup of tea next to me. That is, unless the pattern is driving me crazy with directions that make absolutely no sense.
Anyway, I was looking around at the Lion Yarn site for some patterns that my mother-in-law could use for my daughter. I always find this to be a convenient site to go to for her because Lion Yarns are easily found in many craft stores around the country.
To my great surprise, I realized that they now make a recycled yarn that’s “made from cotton fabric pieces that would otherwise be discarded when fabric is cut to produce tee-shirts”. I just love when eco-friendly products are easily available to the masses!
As a side note, web sites that I really enjoy going to for free, modern patterns are:
If you’d like some great information about how to knit or eco-knitting resources for holiday season gifts, take a look at an article from Plenty Magazine. If you know of any others great web sites for patterns or crafts, be sure to include them with your comment.