yarn, Tag

  • Power-producing materials are the stuff of wearable inventors' dreams. And scientists just created a yarn that generates electricity with a simple tug. The yarn, comprised of carbon nanotubes and submerged in an electrolyte...
  • Whether you want to call it yarn-bombing or guerrilla knitting, this craze has spread across the world in a colorful display of environmentally friendly public art...
  • When's the last time you got up close and personal with a mushroom? Or stopped to consider the beauty of fungus growing from the base of a tree? For Leigh Martin, an Oklahoma fiber artist and self-professed mycology enthusiast,...
  • Working on your laptop in public can be distracting, and it can be difficult to keep your work private from the wandering eyes of the people around you. Electronics guru Becky Stern came up with a playful solution to both...
  • Artist Susanna Bauer carefully spins webs over stones, pieces of drift wood, and the edges of leaves. Detailed and delicate, her creations made from yarn and organic objects seamlessly form a union between the works of nature...
  • My kids, ages three and five, are at excellent dress-up ages. They own everything from swords made of cardboard to thrifted silk dresses with loads of ribbons and lace (each with a “handmade by Grandma” tag,...
  • While banana fabric might be hard to find, banana yarn is not. In fact we’ve talked about All Eco Banana Silk, a yarn whose fibers are hand crushed to get the material to spin.
  • This week’s Yearn Worthy Yarn comes from the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. Spiritual Trail Fibers specializes in rare, endangered, and unusual breed spinning fibers.
  • Yearn Worthy Yarn: Pineapple Fri, 25 Sep 09, 2:30am
    We are a bit pineapple obsessed this week here at Crafting a Green World. But when we find out about an interesting plant fiber that can be used as a fabric and a yarn, color us impressed.
  • Yearn Worhty Yarn: Pineapple Fri, 25 Sep 09, 2:30am
    We are a bit pineapple obsessed this week here at Crafting a Green World. But when we find out about an interesting plant fiber that can be used as a fabric and a yarn, color us impressed.
  • Upon window gazing in San Francisco, this immense coral yarn sculpture reminded me of one of the most inspirational and unique TED Talks I’ve ever seen and it’s about coral yarn crochet...
  • Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ecolana Fri, 4 Sep 09, 3:00am
    This week’s pick for an eco-friendly yarn is Ecolana by Aslan Trends. An animal fiber that is soft, warm and get’s me to thinking about the coming fall.
  • Lorna’s Laces is a small yarn company located in Chicago, IL. They offer a great variety of hand-dyed yarns whose color palettes are carefully and lovingly created. Early in 2008, Lorna’s Laces jumped on the opportunity...
  • Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ecoyarns (AU) Fri, 21 Aug 09, 3:30am
    Here’s a great online store from down under that specializes in organic and eco friendly yarns, fibres and fabrics. Ecoyarns has a solid selection of both animal and plant fibers, perfect for any knitter.
  • Been looking for an organic wool yarn warehouse? A one stop shop for all of your woolly yarn needs? Well, Garthenor Organic Pure Wool has got you covered...
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