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Yarn & fibre
Last Post 03/06/2016 12:36:53 by Ingavdh. 1 Replies.
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Alisoncs
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11/05/2016 17:54:24
    Hello

    I have recently moved to a vegan lifestyle and as a knitter, have been trying to find good information on non-animal yarns and their ethical/sustainability ratings. For example, acrylic is often used but I prefer to use plant fibres. However as I understand it there are issues with plant fibres to do with water usage and processing. At the same time, it would be very interesting to see a comparison with animal fibres such as wool, as wool is typically marketed as sustainable. There seems to be very little impartial comparison data available and yet crafting with textiles, such as spinning, dyeing, knitting, crochet, is on the rise as part of the make your own culture.

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    Ingavdh
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    03/06/2016 12:36:53
    congratulations on your move

    i have seen yarn for sale made of recycled denim. can't help with names or companies and it was quite expensive :/
    i'm sure there must be other recycled alternatives

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