Plastic Bag Mats for the Homeless
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Crochet Hook
Plastic Bags
Cutting Tools
Remove folds and flatten your bags
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Cut off bottom seams and handles
2
Cut about 1 1/2" strips (it doesn't need to be exact)
3
Loop together the strips
4
Make sure the knot is snug - tying together ripped ends is ok
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Roll into balls of "Plarn" (plastic yarn)
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Chain Crochet a loose row, 36" across
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Single crochet rows until 6' long is reached. Do a "binding row" along the outside to finish.
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Chain and single crochet one row (between 4-5' long)to make a tying bedroll strap
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Finished rolled mat
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