Friday, February 22, 2013

Easter Baskets

Still saving plastic grocery bags? Good! Make plarn from them then knit, braid or crochet Easter baskets. Use spring or basket-y colors and they look great. Start with a circle then create straight sides. Add a handle and you're done.

How to Knit a Rug (circle) Without a Pattern
How to Knit an Easter Basket
How to Crochet a Basket

If you've ever braided a rug, the concept is the same. Sew the braid into a circle then sew it into the sides.

Cheap? More than that. They're free. And cool!

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