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Tutorial: how to make and crochet with “Plarn” – plastic yarn

Finally something to do with the bags lying around!

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You’ve probably never heard of this but it’s becoming more and more popular!


It’s plastic yarn, made from carrier bags. Yep, the type you bring your shopping home in! If you have a wander around the Interwebs and Pinterest in particular, you’ll find people crocheting all sorts with it.

Today, we’re going to show you how to make and use your own. The process we’re going to follow can also make you t-shirt yarn (one of us would crochet with nothing else, if she could!).

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