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Subject: Plastic bags for plarn
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 2:26 PM ET
Member Since: 4/18/2008
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I have two boxes (flat rate size) that are stuffed full of plastic for plarn. Mainly red. Some clear.

Could go to two people.

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Subject: Awesome!!
Date Posted: 3/12/2010 2:38 PM ET
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I would love the red.  I have been making plarn bags for several months. 

 



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Date Posted: 3/12/2010 4:28 PM ET
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It's all your's. Boxed and read to go. Will be mailled tomorrow.

Date Posted: 3/12/2010 5:54 PM ET
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Thanks Clara,  I will put it to good use.  Plarn was one of those neat things we discovered last year. 

Date Posted: 3/13/2010 5:18 AM ET
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what is plarn?

Subject: A whole new world!!
Date Posted: 3/13/2010 11:36 AM ET
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Well aren't you in for a treat.  Plarn is plastic yarn, and it is made from plastic bags.  Bags are cut into strips and tied together and then you crochet just like regular yarn but with a big hook.  Then you make bags out of the yarn.  You then have a reusable bag and no need to continue getting plastic from the grocery.  Plarn is all over the internet, I've attached one for you.  Holtzy

 

http://www.myrecycledbags.com/2009/05/16/recycled-plarn-net-market-bag/

Date Posted: 3/14/2010 4:28 PM ET
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hmm interesting;  I wonder if you could do more than bags? for instance a big mat wipe diry dog paws off before he tracks them in?

Date Posted: 3/30/2010 1:30 PM ET
Member Since: 6/18/2009
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Cool set up.  I use the plastic bags from the grocery stores as my trash bags (and having a baby, I go through quite a few).  But if I knitted/crochetted, I would totally want to attempt that.