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Topic: Crocheted T-shirt Bag  (Read 3120 times)
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« on: April 12, 2006 05:17:12 PM »

I have a ton of t-shirts that I never wear so I decided to put them to good use one day when I didn't have any yarn to crochet with. I cut the shirts into thin strips and connected them to creat "t-shirt yarn," then made this bag out of my ball of t-shirt. I love it, I have a yarn version (posted in purses, bags, wallets : completed projects: general) but this one is much sturdier, and hasn't streched out as much. Plus, it's totally washable.

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« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2006 05:53:58 PM »

ah! i love it! the texture is so nice... & it looks so sturdy. very individual. i wish i could crochet...
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2006 05:57:07 PM »

now why did you do that, I am off to pilfar through my hubby's t-shirts (maybe he wont notice there gone)
Did you just cut from the bottom up in a spiral?
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« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2006 05:57:37 PM »

I love it, not only the fact that it's made from t-shirts (awesome idea), but also the pattern, by any chance could I get a copy of the pattern. I really like it!

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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2006 06:50:30 PM »

I don't really have a set pattern, I pretty much wing it whenever I make one of these, but I will try to get some more detailled instructions on the pattern and how to make the t-shirt strips up here in the next couple days. You'll be surprised how simple the pattern is when you see it, they're really fun to make.
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2006 09:08:32 PM »

That is so cool! And made out of old tshirts too... what an awesome idea! I love the bag, too, and the pattern on it!
Very good job on that! Would love to know how to make the strips.. did you just tie them together? I think I see the knots in there...

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« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2006 04:04:41 AM »

Am totally loving this!!!!!!!!!!! I must have that pattern.  I crochet lots of bags but that pattern is totally new to me!!

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« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2006 11:12:20 AM »

Love crocheting, Love this purse, Love T-shirts.  A match made in heaven. Roll Eyes

« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2006 11:45:21 AM »

Wow this is so lovely you did a great job. Will you post for a tutorial?  Smiley
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2006 07:26:25 AM »

OMG  how did I miss this in April?Huh  I love it            love it  love it!!  I love crocheting with diff stuff...... not just yarn.   I have t-shirt yarn ready to go already too.   Please share your pattern.  I love the shape etc and to me..... it is perfect for t-shirt yarn.
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