Eco-Friendly Knits: Using Recycled Plastic Bags

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The clutter of plastic bags is revealed as an ample supply of craft materials in this innovative crafting book. Using simple instructions, the guide shows how to create “plarn,” plastic yarn, by cutting strips of plastic from excess bags and then rolling them up to create a ball from which to knit any number of great items. Projects featured in this instructional include a mobile phone cozy, purse, belt, beaded earrings, drink mats, hair bands with bobbles, travel card wallet, heart necklace, disc earrings,...
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Eco-Friendly Knits: Using Recycled Plastic Bags

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Overview


The clutter of plastic bags is revealed as an ample supply of craft materials in this innovative crafting book. Using simple instructions, the guide shows how to create “plarn,” plastic yarn, by cutting strips of plastic from excess bags and then rolling them up to create a ball from which to knit any number of great items. Projects featured in this instructional include a mobile phone cozy, purse, belt, beaded earrings, drink mats, hair bands with bobbles, travel card wallet, heart necklace, disc earrings, brooch, bottle holder, hair clip, and handbag.
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Simply Knitting
If you've never considered knitting with plastic bags before, Emily Blade's nifty little book will surely inspire you to give it a go.
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"If you've never considered knitting with plastic bags before, Emily Blade's nifty little book will surely inspire you to give it a go."  —Simply Knitting

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781844484867
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 3/2/2010
  • Series: Twenty to Make Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 1,075,585
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Emily Blades is a crafter and designer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2013

    Knitting with plastic

    Ive only read the sample from the book and i justt wanted to say i didnt buy because the sample was not a good sample. It basically only showed the table of contents.

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