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A Ball of Plarn, Ready to Be Used for Crocheting, Knitting or Crafting

A Ball of Plarn, Ready to Be Used for Crocheting, Knitting or Crafting

Photo © Amy Solovay
Definition:

"Plarn" is a word formation derived from the words "plastic" and "yarn." The word "Plarn" is typically used to refer to plastic bags that have been cut up and re-purposed into yarn for crocheting, knitting, or other crafts.

How to Make Plarn:

Making plarn is easy! There are quite a few different ways you could approach it, so we've provided several different tutorials showing you how.

Free Crochet Patterns Featuring Plarn:

Related Terms and Phrases:

  • Upcycle
  • Recycle
  • Sustainable crafts
  • Green living

Also Known As: "Plarn" is also known as "plastic yarn."
Examples:
I have been saving plastic bags to use for making plarn.

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