Easy Crochet Water Bottle Holder

Easy Crochet Water Bottle Holder This easy crochet water bottle holder works up fast and is made out of plarn! Plarn is yarn made from recycled plastic bags and/or tablecloths.  I love to upcycle plastic in my crochet projects. (Check out some other free plarn crochet patterns here) This is an easy crochet pattern because it uses the same stitch for most of the water bottle holder. I love the texture this stitch gives to the project. I explain how[Read more]

Patriotic Crochet Pattern

Patriotic Crochet Banner This Patriotic Crochet Banner looks great on a mantel or amongst your outdoor decor with its vibrant red, whites and blues. I’ve always been drawn to anything red, white and blue. It is probably because my birthday is around July 4th and here in the US, we always decorate houses, stores and towns in the patriotic colors. I associate the red, white and blue with wonderful carefree summer memories, birthday celebrations with my family and the freedom[Read more]

Easy and Fun Plarn Ball

If you’ve visited this blog before you know that I enjoy crocheting with plarn (yarn made out of recycled plastic bags) for various projects such as the Giant Plarn Mandala and the Recycled Rainbow Garden Kneeler. This Plarn Ball project was a lot of fun like the others and I taught my daughters how to make it so the fun was doubled! You can see a video of all the action here. It is a simple pattern and great for[Read more]

Beginner Recycle Crochet Project

After I created the Recycle Crochet Floor Pillow using used padded envelopes, I started brainstorming of other ways that I could incorporate the padded envelopes into more crochet projects. One day I was looking through a garden magazine and saw an advertisement for a kneeler and the lightbulb went off – aha! The padded envelopes would be great for providing ‘padding’ to one’s knees when working outside in the garden or doing some kind of project that requires you to[Read more]

Giant Plarn Mandala

This post contains affiliate links – for more about our policies, please visit our About page. Giant Plarn Mandala Have you ever used a plastic tablecloth for a party? They are inexpensive and seem to make clean-up a breeze – their appeal is that they are disposable but then all that plastic ends up in a landfill where they won’t break down for hundreds of years, if at all.   Have you ever thought of re-purposing the tablecloth?  Since they are[Read more]