Tucker's Totes and Handbags
Don't throw your plastic bags away! Cut them into strips and knit them into colorful purses and totes. Anyone who can knit can do it. And they don't take long because big circular knitting needles are required (12 for newspaper bags and 13 for heavier plastic bags). The blue colors are from New York times bags and the reds and yellows from the Detroit Free Press. Reds and whites are mostly from Target bags. All you need are a variety of plastic bags and some big knitting needles and you're ready to go..
For more information on how to knit or crochet handbags or totes see the videos and articles linked below.
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How to Knit Handbags from Plastic Grocery Bags
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Recycle Plastic Bags
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What to Do With Plastic Bags
- How to Recycle Your Plastic Bags
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