DAY 46: World Oceans Day

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According to worldoceansday.org 8 million tonnes of plastic waste ends up in our oceans, including millions of plastic bags. I do keep and reuse our plastic bags but today I am going one step further turning my plastic bags into plarn- plastic yarn.

I decided I needed a new plarn fruit bowl.

Step 1: Grab a plastic bag Step 1: Grab a plastic bag

Step 2: Fold the bag in half Step 2: Fold the bag in half

Step 3: Fold the bag in half again Step 3: Fold the bag in half again

Step 4: Cut off the bottom seam and the handles. Keep these to use to stuff other projects later. Step 4: Cut off the bottom seam and the handles. Keep these to use to stuff other projects later.

Step 5: Take the folded bag and cut across into small strips about 1.5 - 2cm wide. Step 5: Take the folded bag and cut across into small strips about 1.5 – 2cm wide.

Step 6: Your strips should look like this. Step 6: Your strips should look like this.

Step 7: Unfold your strips Step 7: Unfold your strips

Step 8:  You are going to loop the strips together. Lay the strips together as shown here. Step 8: You are going to loop the strips together. Lay the strips together as shown here.

Step 9: Loop one strip over the other as shown. Step 9: Loop one strip over the other as shown.

Step 10: Pull loop through. Step…

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  1. Oooo thank you for the tutorial! I save all my bags and my bag of bags is getting a bit too full. Time to make something 🙂

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