Tag Archives: recycling

The Sequinned Stole Project

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Yes, you read that right. So go ahead, roll your eyes, express your shock, outrage and liturgical disdain, and then tell me you don’t want one. Really. One of my lectionary group is getting ordained to the priesthood on Sunday. … Continue reading

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The summer stole project

I know, summer is technically over, and we’re into autumn around here, but I promised finished photos of the t-shirt stole, and it’s a sunny day on the north coast, so … Recycling, knitting, and by no means least liturgy … Continue reading

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Green stuff

The latest project – a green, “green” stole, knit out of recycled t-shirts – the ones too ripped, stained, shapeless to donate. Linen stitch makes a flat stole with straight edges. Dividing each t-shirt strip (you cut them in a … Continue reading

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Vergers and vestments

This, roughly speaking, is the text of an address given at a workshop of the 23rd Conference of the Vergers’ Guild of the Episcopal Church at Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland, on September 30th, 2011, explaining the existence of recycled plastic vestments … Continue reading

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recycled knitting revisited (again)

For those following along, we began with plastic bag knitting  (https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/06/17/a-plastic-story/ ), moved on to a t-shirt cat mat (https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/more-recycled-knitting/), then a t-shirt bag, for which I promised a “proper” pattern once I’d repeated the feat. Here’s the pattern I … Continue reading

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More Recycled Knitting

Following my foray into recycled plastic knitting (https://rosalindhughes.wordpress.com/2011/06/17/a-plastic-story/), I was inspired by friends to try recycled t-shirt knitting. A slightly gentler and more forgiving medium, it’s perfect if you want to knit old stuff into new but find the plastic too rigid and … Continue reading

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A Plastic Story

Last month, some friends and collaborators presented our church with a new set of liturgical vestments: an altar cloth, a chasuble, stoles for all the clergy and more. The twist? They were all knit and crocheted out of plastic shopping bags. … Continue reading

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