Plastic Bag Recycling

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Eco-Friendly Knits: Using Recycled Plastic Bags

Create project such as a mobile phone cozy, purse, belt, beaded earrings, handbag and more using plastic bags. Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose. by Emily Blades - Paperback - Published 2010


Upcycled Accessories

25 funky fused-plastic projects for all experience levels that use inexpensive, readily available materials. by Tracie Lampe - Paperback - Published 2010

Bag - All American Plarn Bag

This free project is crocheted using red and blue newspaper bags and white grocery bags that were recycled into plarn. My Recycled Bags

Bag - Basic Bag

Instructions for a basic bag made with plastic grocery bag yarn. Nezumi World

Bag - Clutch/ Toiletries Bag

Recycle plastic bags into a useful clutch/toiletries bag. Nezumi World

Bag - Plastic Bag Bag

Free crochet pattern for a bag made with plastic grocery bags. Vegan Crochet

Bag - Re-bag Bag

Knit this bag using plastic bags. Coco Knits

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Barbie Plarn Dress

This free crochet pattern creates a Barbie dress with plastic yarn (plarn). My Recycled Bags

Barrette - Plarn Hair Barrette

Free crochet barrette pattern made with plarn (plastic yarn). Crochet N Crafts

Beach Bag

Instructions for making a beach bag; along with instruction for cutting and joining strips. Bev's Country Cottage

Bowls - Plastic Bag Bowls

Crochet plastic grocery bags into small bowls. Nezumi World

Can Cozy

Here is a free can cozy pattern made with plarn (plastic yarn). Crochet Spot

Cellphone Cozy

This is a free pattern for a cellphone cozy crocheted from plarn. Moira Crochets Plarn

Clothes Pin Bag

This project to create a clothes pin bag using plastic grocery bags. My Recycled Bags


This free coaster project is a quick little crochet project using recycled plastic bread bags. My Recycled Bags

Cosmetic Bag

Recycle bread bags into a cosmetic bag - free instruction. My Recycled Bags


Doll Braided Headband

How to make a doll braided headband for American Girl Doll or 18" doll. This headband is made repurposing plastic newspaper covers/sleeves.


Easter Basket

How to make a crocheted basket with plastic bag yarn. Free Easter basket pattern.

Flower - 3D Flower with Stamens

A 3D flower pattern made with plastic yarn (plarn). moira Crochets Plarn

Flower - 3D Scalloped Flower

3D flower motif made with plastic yarn (plarn). Moira Crochets Plarn

Flower - Rose Embellishment

Instructions on recycling plastic bags into a plastic bag rose embroidery. Nezumi World

Fused - Quilted Plastic Bag

An article on making a quilted plastic bag from fusible plastic. Craftastica

Fused Plastic Backpack

Fused plastic bags and make into a kid's backpack. Dollar Store Crafts

Fused Plastic Cosmetic Bag

This tutorial will show you how to make an appliqued zippered cosmetic bag from fused plastic. Instructables

Fused Plastic Messenger Bag

No sewing necessary! Make a durable, waterproof, recycled, messenger bag of fusible plastic. Instructables

Fused Plastic Tote Bag

A tutorial for a plastic tote bag from fused plastic bags. Bethany Sew-&-Sew


Fusing - Plastic Bag Fusing

How to fuse plastic bags into material for making projects.

Granny Square Bag Pattern

Create a bag with plastic bags. My Recycled Bags

Hanger - Braided Coat Hanger

Recycle plastic bags into a nifty coat hanger. This craft a child can make! All free Crafts

Jump Rope - Plastic Bag Jump Rope

Childs List

Jump Rope - Plastic Bag Jump Rope


Messenger Bag

This project is a messenger bag crafted from plastic grocery bags. My Recycled Bags


Newpaper Bag Yarn

Recycle newspaper bag sleeves into yarn which can be used in crocheting, knitting and weaving projects.


Make a placemat using plastic grocery bags. Creative Jewish Mom

Plastic Bag Crochet Hint & Tips

Useful tips when crocheting with plastic bags. Nezumiworld

Plastic Bag Handbag

Make a handbag with plastic bags. Learn how to prepare and cut the plastic bags in addition to crochet instructions. Yarn Lover's Room

Plastic Bag Hat

Instructions for making a hat with plastic bags. Jenne Borofsky - The Dreaming Printer


Plastic Bag Yarn - Plarn

How to recycle plastic grocery bags into plastic bag yarn also known as plarn. This sturdy plastic bag yarn can be used for lots of different crocheting, knitting and weaving projects.

Pot Scrubber

This free pattern is for a circle pot scrubber made with plarn (plastic bag yarn) and acrylic yarn. iYarny

Purse - Plastique Plarn Purse

Recycle plastic grocery bags into a useful item. The Knitty Professors

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