What It Is: A renewable fiber spun from soy proteins. Why We Love It: Even with its eco-friendly perks, this yarn has a soft silk-like texture and is as warm as cashmere. With a beautiful soft drape, it also wicks away moisture. South West Trading Company; soysilk.com

What It Is: A renewable fiber spun from soy proteins. Why We Love It: Even with its eco-friendly perks, this yarn has a soft silk-like texture and is as warm as cashmere. With a beautiful soft drape, it also wicks away moisture. South West Trading Company; soysilk.com

What It Is: Bamboo is being used for everything eco-friendly, including yarn. This unique fiber is made from 100% bamboo and is available in 16 different colors. Why We Love It: It's cool and silky soft to the touch. It drapes beautifully which makes it perfect for sweaters, tops, dresses, and skirts. South West Trading Company; soysilk.com

10 Eco-Friendly Yarns You'll Love

What It Is: Bamboo is being used for everything eco-friendly, including yarn. This unique fiber is made from 100% bamboo and is available in 16 different colors. Why We Love It: It's cool and silky soft to the touch. It drapes beautifully which makes it perfect for sweaters, tops, dresses, and skirts. South West Trading Company; soysilk.com

What It Is: If your looking for a splurge, try this soft yarn. It's made from a super-fine blend of 80% llama/20% alpaca fleece. Why We Love It: This blend is machine washable (on cold, gentle cycle), non-shedding, and not pilly, and it's naturally hypoallergenic. Near Sea Naturals; nearseanaturals.com

10 Eco-Friendly Yarns You'll Love

What It Is: If your looking for a splurge, try this soft yarn. It's made from a super-fine blend of 80% llama/20% alpaca fleece. Why We Love It: This blend is machine washable (on cold, gentle cycle), non-shedding, and not pilly, and it's naturally hypoallergenic. Near Sea Naturals; nearseanaturals.com

Soybean fabric is sustainable as it is made from soya beans and can be used for clothing as it is a strong fibre.

Soybean fabric is sustainable as it is made from soya beans and can be used for clothing as it is a strong fibre.

photo 4.jpg by utpeterson, via Flickr

photo 4.jpg by utpeterson, via Flickr

Kolláge Yarns Corntastic, made from corn! Almost beats milk or soy yarn. I like bamboo best due to its fast growing.

Kolláge Yarns Corntastic, made from corn! Almost beats milk or soy yarn. I like bamboo best due to its fast growing.

CompassioKnit - Handspun Yarns and Animal-Friendly Spinning Fiber

CompassioKnit - Handspun Yarns and Animal-Friendly Spinning Fiber

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