Eco yarn giveaway! {now closed}

The Crafty Kitty | Eco yarns from Stitch OrganicsTo celebrate the arrival of a new range of eco-yarns in my shop, Stitch Organics, I am offering one lucky reader the chance to win a 100g skein of their choice! All yarns are hand-spun by women’s co-operatives and small businesses in India. Prices range from ¬£2.50 plus (p&p) and there is a discount for orders of 25+ skeins. Please contact me for further details.

The Crafty Kitty | Banana eco yarn from Stitch Organics

The banana yarn is described as a plant based (vegan) silk, as it has a luxurious texture. Recommended needle size = 5-6mm, each skein is 100g and approximately 73m.

The Crafty Kitty | recycled cotton  yarn from Stitch Organics

This colourful, recycled cotton yarn is made from loose ends of cotton fabrics collected from industrial mills in India that are hand spun into yarn. There is a slight lustre to the appearance of the recycled cotton yarn and a slightly crisp handle, but it has no elasticity so use it along with another yarn to add some stretch and memory. Available again in skeins of 100g (73m approximately). It is also available in undyed, perfect for creating your own colours!

The Crafty Kitty | recycled cotton  textile yarn from Stitch Organics

The recycled textile yarn is made from cotton fabric waste collected from textile mills in India. It has been tied end to end in knots to form a unique vibrant fun art yarn by women’s co-operatives and cottage industries.

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17 thoughts on “Eco yarn giveaway! {now closed}

  1. November 2, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    I’ve used sugar cane yarn to make a cardigan. It drapes beautifully.

  2. Jane
    November 2, 2013 at 5:51 pm

    All this lovely gorgeousness, swoon :) xx

  3. Jane
    November 2, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    I’d have to make something with in Autumnal colours like an Afghan to keep me warm through the dark nights and cold days xx

  4. November 2, 2013 at 6:38 pm

    I would love to win some of this beautiful yarn! The recycled textile yarn is so unique and vibrant- my mind is swimming with all the possibilities!

  5. Jo welsh
    November 2, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Never used it before but would make something for my daughter

  6. bitt
    November 2, 2013 at 11:17 pm

    I did use some recycled eco yarn I found at Joanne’s fabric. I made a little blankie for my cat.

  7. lynn
    November 3, 2013 at 2:34 am

    i’d like to use it for a cat bed! thanks

  8. karen
    November 3, 2013 at 4:03 am

    I used homemade plarn (plastic yarn) before and I made a coaster.

  9. November 3, 2013 at 4:07 am

    Once I made some yarn from old t-shirts. I am still saving up more for a project, maybe I will do a basket.

  10. Melissa Vink
    November 3, 2013 at 4:50 pm

    The banana yarn looks gorgeous! I also love the recycled textile skeins! They are all beautiful!!
    If I were to win I’d make a basket out of the recycled textile skein or a shawl or cowl out of the banana yarn. If I were to win I’d love the banana yarn!!!

  11. November 4, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    I’d love to try out the banana yarn. If it really is like silk, I bet it would knit up into a lovely soft cowl or lacy mittens. Yum!

  12. Katrina Day-Reilly
    November 4, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    a cardigan

  13. Adelle F.
    November 5, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    These are intriguing! I haven’t used eco-yarn before and would love to make a hat or cowl with one.

  14. Chelsea Wong
    November 6, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    I have used recycled sari silk yarn before to make a scarf. I would love to try the banana yarn!

  15. November 7, 2013 at 5:29 am

    I’ve never used a recycled eco yarn, but would love to make a scarf out of the recycled cotton yarn! I love the colors!

  16. November 7, 2013 at 3:27 pm

    I haven’t used eco yarn before, but my daughter and i have done some finger knitting and she’s shown interest in making some more so that’s likely what we’d do :)

  17. vickie jean
    November 7, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    I’ve never used eco yarn before- an afaghan would be so nice to make

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