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5 Eco-Friendly Knitting Patterns To Try Today

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19 Jun 2019
5 Eco-Friendly Knitting  Patterns To Try Today

Up your eco-credentials with these stylish and sustainable makes

Whether we’re talking food, clothing or homeware, the word ‘sustainable’ inevitably crops up in our everyday dialogue. And, while one reuseable shopping bag won’t change the world, it might help change minds when it comes to ethical living…

Green grocery bag

Green grocery bag
Knotting noodles

When it comes to the environment, plastic shopping bags are high on the list of things to cut down on. This reuseable grocery bag is quick and easy to knit, and can be made up in organic cotton or bamboo. What's not to love?

Colourful dishcloths

Colourful dishcloths
Aliana Privette

Not only are knitted dishcloths a more sustainable option if you use the right yarn, they're also a fun way to try out new stitches and create a quick and instantly useable project.

Knitted gift bag

Knitted gift bag
Caron International Yarn

Good things come in... knitted gift bags! Make the disposable version a thing of the past and add a little extra to your presents with this pretty project. Plus, the person who receives your present can pass the bag along to the next person, making this a more sustainable choice.

Make-up remover pads

Make-up remover pads
Tina R

Banish chemical-infused, non-recyclable face wipes and replace them with your very own reuseable version. Not only is this a cheaper, more environmentally friendly option, it will also be uniquely yours – just be sure to choose a sustainable yarn that's up to the task.

Character backpack

Character backpack
Tatyana Fedorova

Replace nylon backpacks with this adorable make that children will love. Pick an eco-friendly yarn to instantly reduce your environmental impact and get creative with this fun and unusual design.

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