Yes, it’s true – if you haven’t already heard, knitting is a method of supporting a sustainable future.
You knew that, I’m sure.

In fact people in Flanders, Belgium have declared February 17th as Put on a Thick Sweater Day
– say, maybe like this one:


The third annual celebration of this action shows support for the Kyoto Protocol and brings attention to the issue of global warming – because if you are wearing thick – and, we hope, handmade – sweater, you turn down your thermostat – and the rest of the cycle falls into place. Read more about it here. One more of the many ways that knitting can be of benefit to the world.