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Here’s a fun way to recycle those pesky plastic grocery bags that are piling up in your kitchen. Instead of recycling them back at the supermarket, make yourself a cool tote bag. Here’s the full step-by-step on how to take regular o’ plastic grocery bags, cut them up, and crochet them into a tote! Find bags with a variety of colors for cool stripe patterns. [via] Link.


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  1. GreenTallahassee says:

    This may be a solution for all those pesky grocery bags that we get. Right now, banning them completely seems to cause an increase in plastic bags used to line trash containers. When you can’t recycle, why not reuse?
    Cara
    http://www.greentallahassee.blogspot.com

  2. erica says:

    umm grrentallahassee it’s reduce THEN reuse THEN RECYCLE! you reuse before you recycle!! and this also obv reduces as well!!!

  3. rosiebeeme says:

    I really want to make this bag, but I’m knitting now.
    Are there knitting instructions to match?
    Thanks.

  4. Natalie Zee Drieu says:

    For knitting I think you can try a simple garter stitch (knit every row) to the measurement of how you want the bag to be. Try knitting a swatch for gauge to get your exact stitches/measurements correct.

  5. Anonymous says:

    wat up this method would be easier buy getting some plastic bags and baking paper put 1 on the bottom then put 2 plastic bags joining at the handle and put another piece of baking paper on top and iron then keep goin and then you join the sides and the handle then walah you have a plastic bag bag

    1. pamncrew says:

      heating plastic releases toxic chemicals

  6. Nicole says:

    This is such a cute idea. cant wait to try it.

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