CrochetCrochet Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For Homeless

Crochet Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For Homeless

Learn how to crochet plastic bags into sleeping mats for homeless folk. You can make many things from plarn which is the name of the crochet “yarn” made from plastic bags.

Crochet Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For Homeless

This is a great way to use all the surplus plastic bags we get. Recycling is a very popular thing among preppers and DIYer all over the country. Being able to find new uses for old, worn out or discarded stuff it a very valuable activity. With billions of plastic shopping bags being discarded and ending up in landfills every year finding new ways to reuse them is a big help. By crocheting these sleeping mats for homeless folk, we are taking something that will be throw out and take up space in landfills. These mats really help the folks that are living rough. They are waterproof, provide a little padding and they won’t have bedbugs like fabric might.  This is a great way to help the less fortunate and it will only cost some of your time. This video was designed to introduce the viewer to a special project that uses old plastic shopping bags.

This video on making crochet sleeping mats for homeless folks is from Texas Country Reporter. The women in the video have a group that makes these crocheted plastic bag mats and then they donate them to a place that provides for the homeless.

Benefits of reading the Crochet Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Mats For Homeless

Learn how easy it is to make a useful sleeping mat from recycled plastic shopping bags.
The video based tutorial describes all of the materials, supplies and tools that are needed to get started.
It also goes into great detail and describes all of necessary steps that you will need to follow in order to make one.
The video is the perfect choice for the medium in order to share this unique DIY project.

Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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