A fun fact about me is I learnt to knit as a form of relaxation and even started my own knit club - true story. Although a lot of synthetic wool is used based on it's price, the 'real deal' for a hand-knitted jumper is historically the sheep by-product. However, if you have been following this blog you will know that I do not want the petroleum-based synthetic, nor the animal-based product, I want to introduce and enforce, in some way the use of plant-based, natural alternatives that are both environmentally and ethically sound. Following is an extensive list of plant-based, wool alternatives and their material properties:
fake sheep. (n.d.). vegan yarn. [online] Available at: https://thefakesheep.wordpress.com/vegan-yarn/ [Accessed 1 Mar. 2017].
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