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Green Yarn Choices

Filed Under: staying green, knitting and crochet

Hand Maiden silk yarn made from seaweed. Photo: Hand Maiden Yarn

We've written about plarn -- that's plastic yarn -- and recycled yarn, which can be used to make all kinds of cool things. You can even upcycle yarn from newspaper!

As we keep learning, the magic of yarn appears to be that you can make it from just about anything! The latest Smart 2 Be Green newsletter introduced us to three new kinds of yarn!

Soy, corn, even seaweed is being spun into yarn and used to create fabrics that are natural, sustainable and you might even be tempted to think edible. No, you can't eat them, but you will want to wear them.


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