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Japanese Knot Plarn Wine Bag

Posted on February 17, 2020

Just finished up crocheting this recycled plastic bag wine holder. It used about 40 salmon-colored recycled newspaper bags made into plarn aka plastic bag yarn. I added a few white plastic retail bags for the stripe.

This particular recycled bag project was crocheted using my free Japanese knot pattern that I first published in 2015. If you are not familiar with a Japanese knot, it is a closure that features two handles. One handle is shorter than the other so you can pull the longer handle through the shorter as a quick and unique closure. I used a K crochet hook for this bag as I wanted a smaller tote bag for a wine bottle holder. My finished size following the original pattern with a K hook is 11 inches tall by 9 inches wide at top.

Japanese Knot Plarn Bag

Here is a photo of the tote bag without the wine bottle.

This recycled bag with the nice bottle of wine was just delivered to my local Library for their upcoming auction and fundraiser.

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2 Responses to “Japanese Knot Plarn Wine Bag”

  1. kshitija
    Mar 02, 2020

    Amazing bag.. sooo perfect:)


  2. prasenjit halder
    Jul 24, 2020

    very nice bag



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