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« on: August 13, 2006 05:40:31 PM »

Here is a snowman that I designed and crocheted almost entirely with recycled grocery bags.  The only yarn I used is in his nose and scarf.  Enjoy!!!
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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2006 05:43:12 PM »

thats amazing! and cute! great way to  recycle!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2006 07:28:39 PM »

Neat!  What a great way to use up all those bags that I never throw out(I recycle them at work as trash bags, this is definatly cooler though!).
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« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2006 08:50:55 PM »

That is too cute. Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2006 09:24:32 PM »

Wow, Shocked  I am blown away by your snowman!  He looks wonderful!

Did you use a pattern or make up your own?
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« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2006 12:29:10 AM »

I have to try this.  I have seen the plastic bags, but no one has ever tried anything else that I have seen.  This is great!
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« Reply #6 on: August 14, 2006 04:34:14 AM »

this is real neat- its a great idea to use recycled bags for a snowman! it looks gorgeous!!! You did a fantastic job on it! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2006 04:42:50 AM »

Wow, Shocked  I am blown away by your snowman!  He looks wonderful!

Did you use a pattern or make up your own?

I made up my own pattern.  But really, just about any pattern that calls for yarn, I think you could substitute the plastic.
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« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2006 04:46:59 AM »

Wow, that's really cool - and an awesome way to recycle plastic bags! Great job!
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« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2006 09:28:22 AM »

I had another look at this to see which parts you crocheted with yarn- and a question popped up in my head! Did you use more bags to stuff the snowman, or something else? Polyester fiberfill maybe? Once again, brilliant job!
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