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Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern. Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern. Pom Pom Hair Ties, Yarn Craft + Video. Want a little help?

Pom Pom Hair Ties, Yarn Craft + Video

There's a full video tutorial below too! Pom Pom Hair Ties By Jennifer Dickerson Click below to watch a full video tutorial on how to make this project: Materials: Yarn of your choice (I used Red Heart Super Saver in "Amethyst" "Pumpkin" and "Spring Green"Hair ties (the plain elastic kind)Scissors. Plarn Crochet Scrubbies Pattern + Video! Plarn Scrubbie Coral. Posted on September 3, 2011 I crocheted these scrubbies using recycled plastic bags that were cut into plarn.

Plarn Scrubbie Coral

It reminds me so much of sea coral that I just had to call the scrubbers scrubbie coral. The inspiration for these scrubbies came from my friend Kristy who shared her cotton scrubbies at her blog Texiles4you. People ask me all the time about the amount of plarn created by each plastic bag and while it may differ with one type of plastic bag to another, I found the standard white retail bags yield me about 7 yards of plarn when cut them 1″ wide and assembled using the looping method.

The orange plastic newspaper bags provided me with 6 yards due to their smaller size. With that in mind, you need 4 plastic bags to make each one of these scrubbies. You will find as your crochet each round that it begins to twist which is normal. Recycled Plarn Net Market Bag. I have been saving grey plastic bags for several years until I had enough to crochet this recycled plastic bag (plarn) net market bag.

Recycled Plarn Net Market Bag

I’m happy to say that I was finally able to finish the bag using this unique colored plastic bags. You may recognize this open netted bag as it is a variation of another market bag I crocheted that had long straps. Both recycled bag patterns feature an expandable sturdy bottom and an open netting look for the main body of the bag. If you prefer the longer straps on your market bag, here is the free pattern link for the white market bag with 18 inch long straps that is pictured below. So mix and match the straps or bag colors as desired to create your eco-friendly market tote bag. Yarn Forward - Crochet bag made from recycled plastic bags. Made from plastic bags Materials: 60 or more plastic grocery bags cut into 1 inch strips and joined to create a continuous strip.

Yarn Forward - Crochet bag made from recycled plastic bags.

A 6.5 mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain approximate gauge. A piece of thick card board or foam core board 35.5 cm X 14cm/14" X 5½". Use a dessert plate or large saucer the width of the cardboard and trace a curve at both ends creating a long oval. Gauge: 10 single crochet & 11 rows = 10 cm /4" square Abbreviations: sc = Single Crochet sl st = Slip Stitch ch= chain How to Cut and attach Bags to create "Plarn" 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Cut bag in 1 inch (2.5cm) strips. 6.Open up the strips. 7.Over lap the strips. 8.Link the strips together by looping one end of the strip around a 2nd strip and back through the other end of the first you do for tying on a fringe. Plarn Tote Bag. Dual Handled Plarn Tote Bag. Crochet Pattern Central - Free Plarn Crochet Pattern Link Directory. Making Plarn Bags (Pattern 6) Plarn grocery bag - right handed. Plarn by Anne, The Fiber Geek.

Kayla K's Thrifty Ways. Use up all of those plastic sacks you have laying around to make a reusable grocery tote.

Kayla K's Thrifty Ways

If you already are on the no-plastic bandwagon, put the word out. When people see this accessory, they’ll be saving more sacks than you know what to do with! Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern. Recycled Net Market Bag. I have been working on this market bag with a netting type look.

Recycled Net Market Bag

The bottom is crocheted with a Half Double Crochet stitch to give it a nice sturdy base. The bottom is also expandable up to 7 inches which provides lots of room for those larger items as shown. I designed this recycled tote bag to be used for a grocery market bag but it would also be an outstanding beach bag. Please enjoy this market bag project! Pictures are clickable to view full-sized. My Patterns. Recycled Plastic Grocery Tote Bag. Plastic Bag Crafts » Blog Archive » Flat-bottom grocery tote bag. A crocheted plarn tote bag with a flat bottom, modeled after a brown paper grocery sack, provides a lot of room for groceries or other bulky loads.

Plastic Bag Crafts » Blog Archive » Flat-bottom grocery tote bag

Materials needed Size N crochet hookPlarn made from 200-250 plastic bags. The Green Shopping Bag. For my first post of the year, I bring you the green shopping bag.

The Green Shopping Bag

This is a true green crafting idea in every sense of the word. It is crocheted from recycled plastic grocery bags into plarn, then of course it’s green in color, and lastly it is eco-friendly as it saves the use of plastic bags as you can reuse this roomy bag over and over again. This crocheted shopping bag is created in three pieces and then assembled as shown in the photos below. The Ultimate Grocery Bag. What would be the ultimate grocery bag?

The Ultimate Grocery Bag

Of course in my opinion it would be made from recycled materials, be reusable, strong and very durable. What about free — yes that would be the ultimate. So here it is. It is crafted from recycled plastic bags, it is reusable over and over, doesn’t tear, and it reduces the use of bags from the grocery store. So it is a win-win bag. Marlo's Crochet Corner. Instructions for cutting the bags and making a ball of "yarn" click HERE Materials Needed: numerous white, blue and yellow plastic grocery bags, M hook Finished Size: 15 inches high x 16 inches wide not including the straps Note: Do not use hook that you don't want to break or be stained.

Marlo's Crochet Corner

I have noticed that my hook has numerous stains of dye on it from the bags, also this is hard on the hook so you don't want to use your good Brittany hooks while crocheting with plastic bags :-) Marlo's Crochet Corner. Note: The below instructions are for making the double thick "yarn" using the plastic bags, you will need to use a larger hook when using this method. Lay the bag flat Cut the handles and bottom seam off the bag. Instructions for cutting plastic bags & creating recycled plastic yarn.

Posted on February 17, 2007 Each photo below is thumbnailed, click on photo to view larger size This process is a great way to recycle those old plastic bags into something useful. You can crochet or knit a cool tote bag similar to reusable totes that are sold. Cutting Lay recycled bag out flat Fold in half lengthwise then fold in half again. Kayla K's Thrifty Ways. Kayla K's Thrifty Ways. I can fit a week of groceries into this oversized tote! The box bottom keeps it tidy.