Dont get me wrong – plastic recycling is good, but these guys are my kind of peopl; they dont throw plastic rubbish away as the bad people do – but they dont recycle it either. Instead they out out the middle man and reuse plastic rubbish to make other wonderful and useful things
The Fusers – they fuse together sevral flimsy plastic bags together to create one strong sheet that can then be sewn into all manner of things
The knitters knit their old plastic bags up into all sorts of fantastic things
Basically you cut your old plastic carrier bags into bags into strips. There are two methods – one includes knotting and results in a double thread the other does not and results in a single yarn. I don’t know which is best but the second one looks much easier.
The plarn can now be knitted or crocheted into bags following this pattern
Or a 50s style outfit “The plastic grocery bag came about in the 1950’s along with futuristic optimisim about America, so I made a “typical” 1950’s ensemble Says maker Cathy Kasdan of Cleveland, Ohio”