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Ann Budd is the best-selling author of a dozen knitting books, including Interweave Presents Knitted Gifts and Simple Style. Formerly the senior editor of Interweave Knits magazine, she is now a book editor and knitwear designer. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
This eco-friendly title boasts 20 contemporary projects that demonstrate how you can enjoy your favourite hobby while doing your bit for mother earth, too. The beautifully laid out book features an array of accessories, pretty gifts, quick knits, garments and, one of our favourites, a cosy blue afghan blanket - just perfect for snuggling under with the latest issue of CB on a lazy afternoon.-Crafts Beautiful What does it mean to be an environmentally conscious knitter? This book will help you find the answers. It doesn't preach, rather it provides you with the facts so you can make educated choices. From what makes a yarn organic to what sort of dyes to invest in, and how to recycle yarn yourself, there's a lot you can learn. And you'll discover that if we all work together, we can make a positive impact on the planet. Inside there are 20 contemporary patterns for you to enjoy, for clothes, furnishings, accessories and more. This book is a wonderful resource for knitters who care.-Knit Today Eco-friendly yarns have become more common in recent years. In 'Knitting Green' Ann Budd encourages eco-conscious readers to decide how far they want to 'go green' and not to feel guilty if they haven't pursued a completely organic or recycled lifestyle. That said, this book contains a lot of information on current knitting industry practices, such as commercial dyeing, so you can make an informed decision next time you're on the hunt for new stash. The projects, which range from classic wraps to an ingenious bike shopping bag, have all been thoughtfully designed, making this an essential guide to eco-knitting for anyone concerned about our planet's future.-Simply Knitting Harmonious, muted colours, lots of carefully-composed photographs and a pleasingly textured paper combine 22 patterns from well-known designers, with nine essays on issues such as the meaning of 'organic' in the context of yarn.-SlipKnot Harmonious, muted colours, lots of carefully composed photographs and a pleasingly textured paper combine 22 patterns from well-known designers with nine essays on issues such as the meaning of 'organic' in the context of yarn.-SlipKnot