Make-Your-Own Yarn for Plastic Bag Knitting

RecyclingOTPublished: July 6, 2018Updated: July 9, 20181,539 views
Published: July 6, 2018Updated: July 9, 2018

This video demonstrates how to cut up supermarket plastic bags to make "yarn" used for knitting. I knit bags of different sizes and shapes, usually to hold therapy materials or groceries. People are always impressed when I tell them that they are made of supermarket bags and they are super STRONG.

Making yarn works on many fine-motor skills as a child or adult
1) rolls up the supermarket bags
2) snips 4-5 pieces from each bag
3) stretches them open into giant plastic rings
4) knots them into a long chain
5) rolls the chain into a “yarn ball”
6) knits
The best part is that all the yarn is free and if you mess up, it costs nothing....
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