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Begin crocheting in an oval shape and continue until it is the desired size.
I wanted this rug for our shoes so it is long and narrow. I used single crochet for the first row, then moved into double crochet stitches.
By Monica from Cortez, CO
I have several free patterns for crocheting rugs using plastic bags or plarn at my blog. I have attached one oval rug pattern link. You can also use any regular yarn pattern and just adjust your gauge as using plarn is equivalent to a chunky yarn weight.
By Cindy from WA
Crochet yourself a round plarn rug. If you are not familiar with the term plarn, it's plastic bags cut into strips to create yarn. You then crochet with it. I have a free crochet pattern available if you want to make this rug. These plastic rugs are really handy for boots and doormats. You can just rinse them off and hang to dry. Check out the free pattern link.
By RecycleCindy from WA
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How do I make a rug from plastic grocery bags?
Try youtube and type in crochet plastic bag rug, you need to use plarn which plastic bag yarn roll. you can also see that on youtube.
I would like to make a rug using plastic grocery bags. I need a crochet pattern. Thank you.
This site has patterns for all sorts of things recycled:
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