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« on: June 10, 2010 11:55:16 AM »

I saw the neatest idea.  Plarn was used to make 2 1/2 ft by 6 ft mats for the homeless.  When I get enough bags, I am going to make some and drop off at the homeless shelter.
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« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2010 09:35:15 AM »

Interesting. I'll need to find out more about this.
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2010 09:42:51 AM »

I remember reading something like this as well. I'll try and google it Smiley
Found something - http://www.crochetspot.com/helping-the-homeless-and-saving-the-environment-by-crocheting/
It's a great idea, i'll definitely be saving my bags.
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2010 01:44:16 PM »

This is such a great idea!  I considered doing something similar for animal shelters in my area, but this is awesome, too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2011 06:44:32 PM »

I do this!  Grin I've completed a small one and am working on a full sized one. Several ladies back home heard what I was doing and they've been working on it too. Last time I checked, they've donated three or four to a local homeless shelter. I should make a post about it with tips and such.
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« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2011 10:41:56 PM »

I already save my bags but I normally just give them back to the store (they recycle them). Now I'm thinking of giving them to someone that knows how to crochet!


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« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2011 10:13:57 AM »

Yeah! if anyone could give any tips, that would be great. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2012 10:47:35 PM »

This is fantastic!  I love the idea of plarn.  I made some, and I've been stashing it for a while now waiting to figure out what to make with it.  Thank you so much for the info!
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« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2013 04:02:17 PM »

My friend just started a homeless ministry in Co! This is perfect for me to send her!
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