Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn



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Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

Recycle newspaper bag sleeves into yarn which can be used in crocheting, knitting and weaving projects. This type of yarn is known as plarn.

Newspaper bag yarn is made in about the same manner as plastic grocery bag yarn. However, the plastic loops are smaller and the yarn is thinner.

Watch this video or read on to learn how to make newspaper bag plarn.



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Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

STEP 1:
Place the newspaper bag on a flat surface lengthwise and flatten it out.

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

STEP 2:
Fold the bag in half lengthwise.
Fold it a second time lengthwise.

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

STEP 3:
Cut bag into 1” strips. This creates loops.

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

STEP 4:
After cutting a lot of loops, it is time to join the loops together using a Lark’s Head knot. Place the end of loop 1 under the second loop.

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

Take the end of loop 1 over and in front of loop 2, now insert the end through the loop and pull to tighten.

Newspaper Plastic Bag Yarn

STEP 5:
Continue joining loops together. Then roll the yarn into a ball.

It’s that simple. The plastic newspaper bag yarn is ready to use.

DON'T THROW AWAY PLASTIC BAGS. RECYCLE AND REPURPOSE THEM!









How to Make Plastic Grocery Bag Yarn

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How to Fuse Plastic Bags into Material

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