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Make your own Plarn! What exactly is plarn? It is plastic yarn made from grocery bags. Crocheting and knitting with plarn is a fun and eco-friendly way to reduce environmental waste and make durable totes and baskets for free. Using plarn as an alternative to yarn in any crochet pattern or knitting

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    Default Article: How to Make Plarn - Plastic Yarn Tutorial


    Make your own Plarn! What exactly is plarn? It is plastic yarn made from grocery bags. Crocheting and knitting with plarn is a fun and eco-friendly way to reduce environmental waste and make durable totes and baskets for free. Using plarn as an alternative to yarn in any crochet pattern or knitting pattern will be sure to create a heavy duty masterpiece.

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    I love making plarn. It's such a fun way to reuse plastic bags. Thank you for sharing.

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    I heard of a group of ladies who use plastic bags to crochet mats for the homeless so they wont have to sleep on the bare ground. I thought that was an awesome thing to do.

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    Do you have any tutorials/instructions for making baskets and braided rugs with plarn?

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    Thank you for this great idea, I will definitely try to use my bags this way!

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    What a fantastic idea. Now my trash won't be filled with empty plastic bags!

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    I have been making can and water bottle covers for a long time with plarn. Great way to recycle and upcycling.

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    What size of crochet hook? Or does it matter? Thanks

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    I'm so sorry I have been disposing of these. I must try this. I learned to do a one stitch weave several years ago that would be great for this project.

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    Does the plarn disintergrate over time? I store my grocery bags but find after a few months they just crumble when handled.

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    Here are some free Plarn Patterns:

    Floppy Plarn Hat - You can go to Floppy Plarn Hat Pattern | My Recycled Bags.com and get a free plarn crochet pattern for a very colorful and stylish hat that is perfect for gardening.

    Jumbo Plarn Beach Bag - This is a wonderful plarn crochet pattern for making a 16 inch wide by 20 inch high beach bag that is strong and pretty, available at Jumbo Plarn Beach Bag | My Recycled Bags.com

    Recycled Baby Bib - A really pretty free crochet plarn pattern for making a baby bib that has to be much easier to clean than the more common cloth bibs, available at Recycled Baby Bib | My Recycled Bags.com

    Toy Plarn Ball - A toy plarn ball is very soft and suitable for children to use indoors, and this one measures about 5 inches in diameter. This free plarn crochet pattern can be had at Crochet a Toy Plarn Ball | My Recycled Bags.com

    Plarn Purse - This plarn pattern makes a lovely purse that measures 10 inches long by 5 1/4 inches high, made from about 20 plastic bags. This can be found at Crochet Spot Blog Archive Crochet Plastic Bags: Plarn Purse - Crochet Patterns, Tutorials and News

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    Really look must try!

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    Great ideas ladies, I must try them.

 

 

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