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Recycled Plastic Granny Square Tote Bag

January 8, 2010 14 comments
Recycled Plastic Granny Square Tote Bag

Here is my newest recycled plastic bag tote. It is crocheted using 4 colorful bags for the center granny square motifs. If you have lots of white plastic bags, this is an excellent way to use them up and still make an attractive and stylish tote bag. You only need 4 solid colored bags to crochet this plarn project along with about 30 white plastic bags.

This granny square tote features two longer straps so the bag can be carried over the shoulder. The 4 inch depth makes it handy for carrying books, your lunch, or anything else that you might like to use this cute tote for.

As always, please enjoy my free crochet pattern and happy green crafting to all!
Granny Square Motif Tote Pattern

Materials needed:
One large ball of White plastic bag yarn or Plarn approx. 30-35 bags
One plastic bag in each of the center colors: blue, yellow, orange and green

Hooks: N (9 mm) and H (5 mm) size metal crochet hooks

Size: Approx. 5-1/4″ Motif if using 1 inch strips of cut plastic bags
Finished Tote bag measurements: 11 inches wide, 11 inches, 4″ depth, 17″ handles

With center color Ch 4, Sl St to form ring.


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Hello, Iā€™m Cindy or aka RecycleCindy. Welcome to my blog site that is dedicated to recycling and crafting. I love to crochet and create crafts and other useful things from recycled materials. I share many free tutorials and patterns for creating recycled projects as well as other handmade items.

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