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FULLT Foredrag: A Conscious Knitter’s Guide by Tone Tobiassen
Sat 5 November 2016, 11:30 – 12:30 CET
About the Talk
Do you consider your knitting as a conscious contribution to slow fashion and an eco-conscious choice? If so, how can your yarn choice further enhance your soft threading on earth? Sourcing locally, rooting for rare breeds, selecting strong yarns for durability; there are many ways of acting consciously that may or may not have crossed your mind in light of the mind- boggling choices on offer. And when is recycled wool actually eco-friendly? This talk plans to unravel both myths and facts.
About Tone Tobiassen
Tone Tobiassen is the editor and co- author of the book Ren ull (‘Pure wool’), with a BA from Stanford University in journalism and sociology. Former editor- in-chief of Tique magazine. She will talk about the slow fashion movement and how craft is integral in this, about wool’s properties, the history of knitting in Norway and the research-project KRUS (‘Crimp’).