07 Apr '11, 4pm

Green Knitting: A Gorgeous Blanket Project

Green Knitting: A Gorgeous Blanket Project

I’ve been looking for a bed coverlet to knit with a soothing neutral palette. Generally, I am attracted to knitted projects that are brightly patterned with a rainbow of colors. When I spotted this Log Cabin quilt, I took a double-take. Is it quilted or is it knitted ? The quilt is hand knitted with yarns of varying degrees of un-dyed neutral hues. This blanket creates an aesthetic that provides the perfect mix of classic styling with a modern twist. Before we dig into all the loveliness of Purl Bee’s , Half Log Cabin Ombre Blanket , let’s take a quick look at how to green up the craft of knitting. The Nasty Side of Knitting Knitting is generally not the greenest of crafts. It tends to be expensive. Much of the yarn is dyed with foul chemicals. The treatment of sheep can be questionable, and the manufacturing process is not energy-efficient. In my reading for the Moms Clea...

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