How do you crochet a plastic bag?

How many plastic bags does it take to crochet a bag?

To get started, you’ll need two different types of crochet hooks, around 30 plastic bags, and some scissors. If you don’t have that many plastic bags under your sink, ask your friends and family if you can use some of theirs. When you’re ready to get started, follow along below.

How do you make a Plarn bag?


  1. Make your plarn and roll into a ball.
  2. Make the bottom rectangle. …
  3. To make the “body” of the bag, single crochet all around the rectangle and continue in the round until you reach the desired height. …
  4. To make the handle, start by placing four safety pins to mark where the handle will go.

How many bags does it take to make a Plarn bag?

You’ll need a lot of plastic bags. The amount I ended up cutting up was about 60, giving me some extra plarn at the end. Bags without holes or obvious stretching from groceries are the only bags you’ll want to use.

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