By Becky Striepe on January 6, 2012
You know we love a good yarnbomb around here, and this one that the folks over at Street Art Utopia shared combines yarnbombing with something else close to my heart: bikes!
By Becky Striepe on January 11, 2010
After reading Gary Smith’s expose on cruelty in the wool industry on Elephant Journal a couple of weeks ago, I’ve had knit goods on my mind. Combine that with being pretty bummed about retail waste, and things were looking sort of grim. That is, until I ran across an awesome new company: Reknit.
By Doug Gunzelmann on June 17, 2008
Recently a commenter asked what they could do with all the old newspapers they had piling up. With enough time, patience, and newspapers you can create newspaper yarn. From the design studios of Greetje van Tiem and her “Indruk” project she can purportedly spins 20yds of “yarn” from a sheet of old newspaper.