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Published on September 3rd, 2009 | by Kelly Rand


Yearn Worthy Yarn: Ecolana

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.

Ecolana is a 60% Alpaca 40% Merino Wool blend yarn that is produced with environmentally friendly production methods.

The yarn comes in 11 beautiful and natural colors where no chemicals or dyes were used to produce the different shades. All the colors and patterns of the selection of yarns comes from the various shades and natural colorings of the alpaca itself.

Check out the special “twisted” colors where various colors are carefully spun together for a two or three-toned effect that is quiet lovely, perfect for a warm sweater or snugly scarf.

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Kelly covers visual arts in and around Washington, DC for DCist and is editor of Crafting a Green World. Kelly has also been published by Bust Magazine and you can find her byline at Indie Fixx and Etsy’s Storque and has taught in Etsy’s virtual lab on the topic of green crafting. Kelly helps organize Crafty Bastards: Arts and Crafts Fair, one of the largest indie craft fairs on the east coast and has served on the Craft Bastard’s jury since 2007. Kelly is also co-founder of Hello Craft a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. Kelly resides in Washington, D.C. and believes that handmade will save the world.

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