Writer makes eco-friendly knitting patterns

Writer makes eco-friendly knitting patterns

Those looking for an eco-friendly hobby could consider creating knitting patterns from plastic bags, a journalist suggests.

Perri Lewis, writing for the Guardian, claims that her favourite recycling project involves plarn.

She explains that this refers to yarn made from old plastic bags, which are then used to create all manner of items and knitting patterns.

The writer states that she was able to make a new clutch bag by doing just this.

She says: “It’s waterproof and sturdy, and it seemed appropriate to remodel my unused bags into a new one.”

Ms Lewis warns that you will need to know the basics of knitting to be able to make such items, however, she says that there are plenty of ways of finding all about this art online through books and instructional videos.

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