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DIY plarn, or plastic yarn.

Make Plarn & Crochet an Eco-Friendly Tote Bag

Claire Baker grew up and lives in Montclair, NJ, where she creates repurposed products for her Etsy shop, Montclair Made. Combining the skills she learned

Fused Plastic Bag tutorial. Having found you have to use a cotton bag thousands of times to 'out green' a plastic one, perhaps this is the answer?

Long Overdue Fusing Plastic Bag Tutorial

I realized this afternoon that I basically explain this technique to an Etsy Labs visitor at least once a day, but had never put the instru...

Apparently, this is made from recycled plastic bags!  I have made things with plarn before - love the granny squares!

Le Fil Bohème - Page 2 - Le Fil Bohème

Un fil qui se déroule à travers la broderie, le crochet, le tissu, la décoration. Un fil qui aime les matières précieuses et colorées. Un fil voyageur qui fait aussi appel au rêve. Un fil bohème ! (Page 2)

How-Tuesday: How to Make Plarn & Crochet an Eco-Friendly Tote Bag | The Etsy Blog

Make Plarn & Crochet an Eco-Friendly Tote Bag

Claire Baker grew up and lives in Montclair, NJ, where she creates repurposed products for her Etsy shop, Montclair Made. Combining the skills she learned

How-Tuesday: How to Make Plarn & Crochet an Eco-Friendly Tote Bag | The Etsy Blog

Make Plarn & Crochet an Eco-Friendly Tote Bag

Claire Baker grew up and lives in Montclair, NJ, where she creates repurposed products for her Etsy shop, Montclair Made. Combining the skills she learned

Plarn crochet bag #recycle

Crochet reciclado

Con cualquier material haces carteras... estos ejemplos en lacres o chapitas de latas de refrescos y bolsas de nylon, de locura, estan realmente preciosas.

Recylced Plarn Bag PDF PATTERN  Includes a photo tutorial that shows how to make Plarn.   $3.99

Recylced Plarn Bag PATTERN PDF Format No 2 | Etsy

Have you always wanted to try to crochet a bag from recycled plastic bags? This pattern will teach you how to make PLARN (plastic yarn) and how to create a bag that will impress many. At the same time, you'll be helping our environment by recycling some of the many plastic bags that take so long to break down in our landfills. Included in this pattern you will find directions for two different sized bags (lunch and grocery bag). ALSO, included is a PHOTO TUTORIAL that will teach you how to…

Unbelievable plarn curtain.

My Free Patterns-Plarn curtain

Did you know that I have published free patterns? I have added new pages to my blog so you can easily access them. One of them is my very first project that I ever did and the one that helped me learn a lot about crocheting. It is my Plarn Curtain. For those of that don't know, plarn is yarn made form plastic bags. image uploaded by jkbiberstein Well, jkbiberstein (that's her nick name on Flickr) made this curtain and I like it very much. I love the red color that she used for it. You can…

The world according to Ági: Plarn crochet projects

Plarn crochet projects

Not long ago I saw this site and I said I have to make it for my balcony. Then I thought that yarn is probably not very durable and also, I don't have any that I would willingly use for this, nor do I have money to spend on it. On the other hand, in school me and the kids have been trying out making and using plarn, that is plastic bags cut into stripes and used as yarn. So I put the two ideas together and this is what happened. I tried knitting, but then realised that crocheting is easier…

Simple Plarn Curtain – Free Pattern fillet crochet chart

Simple Plarn Curtain – Free Pattern

Materials: - Plastic bag yarn ( strips cut to 1,5 cm width or 0,5 inch ) - Size 2mm crochet hook All stitches are Double Crochet Start with row 1 (54 squares) and continue working the chart to the row 19. Then repeat row4-row19 until you get the desired length of the curtain. Then crochet row2 and then row1. Download pattern file directly at Ravelry here. You can see a bigger chart there.