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zuzu123
« on: February 07, 2010 02:30:19 PM »


Here is my entry. This challenge is great because I was able to clean out my overflowing drawer of old plastic grocery bags that I just couldn't throw out. The color scheme was dictated by how many of each bag I had.

I cut the bags horizontally into loops and then connected the loops together to form long chains which I crocheted together into squares. Here is an in process shot:


To add stability to the bottom of the bag I added two pieces of cardboard wrapped in yet another plastic bag!


And here is the "action" shot full of groceries:

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wendyloo
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2010 12:52:33 AM »

I love this bag!
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yzzilnoaj
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2010 06:58:32 AM »

I love this bag too!  Great job!
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« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2010 10:36:53 AM »

super cute! I didn't even think of doing squares with plarn!
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JCDillustration
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2010 07:30:18 PM »

Beautiful work! I would not have had such patience!
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heatheres76
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2010 03:33:52 AM »

Neat! I like that you were able to make a design with the crochet squares.
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« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2010 05:25:39 PM »

Awesome!!
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« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2010 03:28:34 AM »

i love this, but the last time I tried working with plarn i gave up cos it made my fingers hurt. did I do it wrong?!
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« Reply #8 on: February 23, 2010 03:21:00 PM »

This is so cute, aboslutely love it, great job  Grin
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