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Published on April 9th, 2009 | by Kelly Rand


Yearn Worthy Yarn: Sublime

I have Spring fever. Bad. I can’t wait for the warmth and the sun of the season. I think that’s why I am quite currently fawning over Sublime’s organic yarns.

Sublime offers soft and soothing colors that seem perfect for this time of year. They come in organic cotton as well as organic merino wool. Organic options enough for everyone.

The organic cotton is entirely natural and untreated. It has been grown organically without the use of pesticides and gently dyed using environmentally friendly products. I am in love with the colors, Peapod, Rice Pudding and Laundry. Great names too!

The organic merino is 100% wool that is untreated and dyed with environmentally friendly dyes. I’m ohing and ahing over the colors Asparagus and Sailcloth. Both look so soft and light.

You can also pick up some great pattern books for these yarns. They’re chalk full of light and airy patterns, which pair nicely with this spring time yarn.

[Image by by maggi.m under a creative commons lisence]

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About the Author

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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