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Crochet Upcycles … Easy Earth Day Ideas

I have some fun Earth Day ideas for you today! Use your crochet skills to upcycle everyday items that otherwise would end up getting tossed. Old sweaters with holes, worn sheets or fabric remnants, T-shirts past their prime, and even plastic bags all can be given a new life and turned into other useful items. […]

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Plarn Placemats and Coasters Crochet Pattern

Oh, the wonders of plarn … so many things to make! I received such a great response about my Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote pattern that I thought I would share another idea for putting those plastic bags you have stored up to good use. Plarn is perfect for making outdoor accessories since it is surprisingly […]

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Green Crocheting: Fabric Nesting Baskets Pattern

I love these little nesting baskets!  They are perfect for organizing your office, counter tops, baby’s room, or anywhere else you need an attractive storage solution.  The fabric yarn used to make these baskets gives them a cozy charm and makes them more durable to use for storage than baskets made from regular yarn. To learn how to […]

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Green Crocheting: Making Fabric into Yarn

In an effort to reduce our household waste, I am always looking for ways to reuse and recycle things. So when I finally decided that it was time to retire a sheet set from my linen closet I was left with a few choices. Donate it? No … After years and years of use — starting in […]

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Upcycled Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern

Some of you may remember my tutorial last week on how to make plarn and were left wondering what on earth to do with it next.  So I thought I would put together a quick and easy grocery tote pattern to get you started on your plarny journey. Plarn Grocery Tote Pattern Here’s what you […]

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Green Crocheting: How to Make Plarn

One of my many New Year’s resolutions is to try to find more ways to be a little kinder to the earth. Although I try to use reusable bags whenever I go grocery shopping, I inevitably forget once in awhile and end up with a stash of plastic bags. So what better way to use […]

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