LapCatYarnCo

Recycled Yarn

Little Falls, New Jersey On Etsy since 2017

LapCatYarnCo

Recycled Yarn

Little Falls, New Jersey | 133 Sales

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Sonja

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Announcement    Thank you for buying recycled! Your purchase is helping the environment!

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Last updated on Sep 26, 2019

Thank you for buying recycled! Your purchase is helping the environment!

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To help get your yarn stash ready for knitting and crochet season, all yarn in my shop is now 10% off.
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About LapCatYarnCo

Sales 133
On Etsy since 2017

Earth-friendly, luxury yarn. Reduce your impact on the environment by buying recycled yarn instead of new.

The best way to limit our impact on the planet is to buy second-hand and this applies to yarn, too. By using recycled yarn from reclaimed sweaters, we create no harmful environmental effects from the production, synthetic dying, and shipment of new yarn across the world.

I have resolved to live as sustainably as I possibly can, reducing, reusing, and recycling in every aspect of my life. The more I learn about the harmful environmental effects of the textile industry, the more I want to to counter it. But, as every yarn-obsessed person knows, giving up yarn is not an option!

A More Sustainable Process: I collect second-hand sweaters from local thrift shops where the purchase helps support charity. I choose only the softest sweaters, unravel them, skein them, wash the skeins in baby shampoo, hang them unweighted to dry, and then wind them into balls. Sustainability is taken into consideration in every step of the way, from the post-consumer recycled paper tags, to the reusable recycled poly mailers in which each order is sent out. Don’t lose it! Reuse it!

Shop members

  • Sonja

    Owner

    Committing to go zero-waste as much as possible has forced me to reuse and recycle where I can instead of buying new. I started Lap Cat Yarn Company to be a source of luxurious, earth-friendly, recycled yarn for other eco-conscious crafters.

Production partners

  • PrintasticStore

    United States

    I collaborate with the Etsy shop "PrintasticStore" to create graphic printed needlepoint kits.

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