Written by Kate Curry
Happy summer!! We hope you’re enjoying some fun in the sun while you’re out crafting! :)
Thanks to this amazing community of crafters and fashion-lovers, we have been able to salvage 9,122 pounds of textiles, fiber, paper, plastic, and wood from being sent to the landfills to rot!
To put all of that saved recycled material into perspective, here are some examples that weigh 9,122 pounds!
- Eight grizzly bears
- 55 beer kegs
- 85 octopi
- 6,500 basketballs
- 1860 adult ring-tailed lemurs
Totals for 2022
- No. of trees planted: 4,359
- Pounds of waste material saved: 62,566!!! More than halfway to 100,000!
Trees.Org x Darn Good Yarn
Every purchase from our Be Darn Good Collection, gives back to the global community. For each purchase from this collection, a tree is planted by our friends over at trees.org! For 2022 we hope to plant 30,000 trees this year all around the world to help our global siblings. With each tree planted there is hope for the future -more food, more farms, more wildlife, and more jobs!
Thanks to our community, last month we were able to plant 470 trees!! One step closer to our 2022 goal!
June’s Most Popular Yarn
The most popular yarn for June is our glorious Sparkle Worsted Weight Silk Yarn in Classic Blue! Thanks to everyone that purchased this yarn, over 30 pounds of reclaimed fiber was saved!
Lookin’ Good & Doin’ Good!
Our most popular clothing item for June is our Reversible + Eco-Friendly Sari Wrap Skirt // (14-32) / Maxi! Thanks to these skirts and the gorgeous people that wear them, 950 pounds of reclaimed fabric has been transformed from trash into treasures by our artisans!
Yarn Of The Month® Club
In June, our fabulous Yarn of the Month community helped us save 369 pounds of fiber thanks to their subscription! With each person that subscribes, we are able to protect the employment of our incredible artisans that you can meet HERE!!. For every 1,000 subscribers, our club can support one artisan for an entire year!
Skirt Of The Month® Club
If you’ve never heard of the Skirt of the Month club, you’re missing out on a ton of fashion fun! Every month, you’ll receive a skirt of your size and length preference in the colors of that month’s theme! June’s theme was sunshine and for July, you’ll be getting some gorgeous spots and stripes for our 4th of July fans
Hi everyone it's DGY Sam, also known as Captain Sam and I'm here to talk to you about our July skirt of the month! So if you guys are not a member yet, you're definitely going to want to join besides all the incredible perks you getas a skirt of the month club member or a yarn of the month club member, we have so much fun in store for you for july. So if you want to spice up your wardrobe with that little bit of extra color that you need for the summer, now's the time! Don't forget that you can also pick your length, so if you're like me and you're a goddess ankle girl in december you can be an xl mini girl in july. So make sure you sign up today, talk to you soon! [Music]
By joining our Skirt of the Month subscription, you’re supporting hundreds of artisans in India. Whether they’re tearing and cutting fabric, sewing, or packaging skirts - your monthly subscription keeps them safe with sustainable, fair, and dignified employment. For June, our astounding SOTM community helped save 144 pounds of reclaimed sari fabric!
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