Posts Tagged ‘recycle’

Sustainable Living: How to Recycle Your Yarn

Posted in Fun Ramblings, Tutorials and Help on November 14th, 2014 by Tameko Barnette – 7 Comments

Now, I know this seems a little redundant, but it is not because there are so many ways to recycle yarn. There are many ways to get yarn in order to recycle it. I have seen so many people talking online about a variety of ways they recycle yarns. We’re not just talking about the yarn you already have at home like I talked about in previous posts, but other yarn resources.
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How to Recycle Previously-used Yarn

Posted in Tutorials and Help on July 22nd, 2010 by Alicia Kachmar – 11 Comments

Do you have sweaters you no longer wear? Afghans a-plenty in the closet? Ignore them no longer! If you have neglected crocheted items that you don’t have sentimental attachment to, perhaps it’s time to go on an unraveling binge. Recycling previously-used yarn is a great way to make use of those items again–by turning them into something else! Sometimes I find crocheted garments at thrift stores that are in good condition, but not what I’d want to wear. And yet, at $3 for a bulky wool sweater worth of yarn? Too good too pass up. Below I will tell you how easy it is to restore recycled yarn so that you can use it in your next project.

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