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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2007 01:33:29 PM »

I fiddled around with the lining until it fit.  Then I inserted the sewing needle behind the single crochet (this way I did not have to pierce the plastic,) then caught the fabric, and so on.  I used muslin for the lining making it a trifle loose and eased it in to allow for give.  Believe it or not the crochet plastic does have a little give.

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« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2007 07:03:30 AM »

I've crocheted plastic bags, so that wasn't an issue. I just couldn't see how you attached the muslin. Thanks! I'm anxious to try it on my next project.  Grin

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« Reply #12 on: May 26, 2009 05:50:52 PM »

Hey you girls are way too quiet today! I think the East coast gang froze today! We are having a silly 52F temps after a a day where high hit 80's!!! Shocked

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« Reply #13 on: May 27, 2009 09:51:22 AM »

These are great! I have been wanting to make a plastic bag crochet tote for awhile but I am working on collecting enough bags (i usually use fabric bags) and i will have to give your pattern a shot! They look great and I love how there are spots of color like tweed yarn has.
« Reply #14 on: May 27, 2009 02:19:02 PM »

The pattern is very simple.  It is all in single crochet.  It uses 40 some odd bags.  I suggest collecting approx. 50 of them.  If you ever want the pattern, just PM me with your email address. 

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« Reply #15 on: May 27, 2009 09:17:54 PM »

This is a great way to reuse plastic bags!
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