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Ipad Cover from Recycled Plastic Bags

Updated on January 2, 2013

Plastic Bags Facts

I was reading through the net about how much destruction plastic bags bring to nature, animals and human. Some interesting facts that I found on

It made me and my mum think how to get started recycling. We searched a lot of videos on YouTube and finally found an answer, which matched what we really love to do, Crochet & knitting the plastic bags. Sounds little out of the way but interesting too.

We learned how to make yarn from the plastic bag which is called "PLARN". We asked all our relatives to give us all the plastic bags they were planning to throw away. Collected so many, my half the store room contains plastic bags. My mum and I made lots of balls of Plarns.

Recently My mom bought an Ipad, but she usually had problems carrying the Ipad, as she doesn't like carrying big handbags. She got this wonderful idea of making Ipad cover or bag so she can carry it with her all the time.

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Flap for Ipad cover
Cover with Ipad
Cover with Ipad

This Ipad cover uses Simple Single Crochet. Easy to Make and Recycling helps the nature. Keep Recycling.


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    • Wonder wool profile imageAUTHOR

      Priyanka Estambale 

      5 years ago from United States

      Thanks TheKatsMeow! Glad you liked it :)

    • TheKatsMeow profile image


      5 years ago from Canada

      This is a very good idea! Love the fact that you reuse things to make the cover! that's awesome!

    • Wonder wool profile imageAUTHOR

      Priyanka Estambale 

      6 years ago from United States

      Hi KA... glad you liked it. :-)

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      Kim Anne 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Wow! I wonder how they made it??? Very interesting!

    • Wonder wool profile imageAUTHOR

      Priyanka Estambale 

      6 years ago from United States

      I m glad you liked it celeste inscribed. :-)

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      Celeste Wilson 

      6 years ago

      What an great idea! We keep all our bags and use them for a variety of things around the house. I have seen strips braided, and made into mats for the front door. I have never seen crocheting though. Awesome.

    • Wonder wool profile imageAUTHOR

      Priyanka Estambale 

      6 years ago from United States

      Hi faythef.. thanks a lot :-)

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      Faythe Payne 

      6 years ago from USA

      What a great idea..useful way to use those plastic up.

    • Wonder wool profile imageAUTHOR

      Priyanka Estambale 

      6 years ago from United States

      Hi Mama Kim : Thanks for Stopping, glad you liked it :)

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      Sasha Kim 

      6 years ago

      I never thought plastic bags could look so good ^_^ I don't have an ipad but I'm sure this would look great on my kindle! Voted up!!


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