The Little Yarn Store's

Sustainability Initiatives

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Sustainable Sourcing

The Little Yarn Store is focused on sustainable and ethical sourcing and distribution of our yarn, tools, notions, and publications. This means sourcing yarns that are made from natural fibres. We also carry a small selection of yarns with recycled or up-cycled synthetics. We are also focused on bringing in yarns that have the following qualities:

Planet: Carbon-Neutral Shipping

We use Shopify's Planet to make all of our shipments carbon-neutral.

Every time an order is processed and shipped, a small contribution is made to purchase carbon removal credits from companies that are a part of the Shopify Sustainability Fund, creating technologies and solutions that pull carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and store it long term. 

Carbon-neutral shipping with Shopify Planet
Carbon-neutral shipping on all orders
510kg
shipping emissions removed
That's like...
1,305
miles driven by an average gasoline-powered car
We fund innovations in...
Direct Air Capture
Bio Oil
Mineralization
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Our Packaging

The packing supplies we use inside our Australia Post satchels and boxes are selected for environmental sustainability. Here are some of the products we use:

Volunteering with Brisbane South State Secondary College

Our team at The Little Yarn Store volunteers with the Crochet Club at the Brisbane South State Secondary College to teach the next generation of crocheters.

Mental Health

We support Beyond Blue through donations. You can see how much we have raised to date here.

For more than 20 years, people in Australia have placed their trust in Beyond Blue as a reliable source of mental health information, support, and hope.

Beyond Blue is one of Australia’s most well-known, trusted, and visited mental health organisation.