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« on: February 07, 2009 08:47:00 AM »

I've been told you can make yarn from plastic soda bottles, but I have been searching for almost a year now, and have no idea, nor have talked to anyone that knows how to do that. Does anyone here know? Is it something you have to have factory type equipment for, or can I make it in my own kitchen?
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snapeswife
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2009 09:23:05 AM »

I've made plastic yarn from shopping bags, but I've never heard of doing it out of soda bottles. Have you tried youtube? That's where I learned to make plarn.
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krazycrafter
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2009 05:59:42 AM »

Strange that I remember this from a thread on another site but it is here-

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=246071.0

Hope that helps
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2009 06:41:09 PM »

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BeautifulBones
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009 04:34:09 PM »

This is the best explanation I can find about making plastic bottle thread.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Ropecordstring_from_Recycled_Water_Bottles

Having tried this myself, I can tell you the hardest part is the cutting. It takes some practice, and a very steady hand. Thankfully it isn't hard to find plastic bottles!

Hope this helps!
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