|Check out Let Birdzfly's t-shirt yarn tutorial|
Some tutorials I went on the hunt for were easy to find (tshirt yarn and plarn), others were not (turning sheets into yarn). I thought I might as well put them all in one easy to find place.
|Outdoor Plarn Rug by Amanda's Happy Hearth|
how to make plarn using strips (non continuous)
How to make plarn in a continuous yarn
I made plarn out of 23 bags that are white and red and I figure I'll need 140-160 more to make a huge outdoor rug like I want. I plan to make mine similar to the one above, just a lot bigger. The rug by Amanda's Happy Hearth pictured above used 40-50 bags. I used the noncontinuous plarn method, not because I think it's better, just because I didn't know there was another way. Next I plan to try the continuous method (the second video). I plan to make bags and purses with plarn after I finish my rug. check out this tutorial for making a purse with plarn.
Fabric Yarn (from sheets, jeans, etc.)
|Rug made from jeans get the free pattern at Thrifty Fun|
As I mentioned above I have lots of sheets to use! I had a hard time finding any tutorials for old sheets, but I found one that's super good on Petals to Picots. It has great pictures and it basically uses the same method of the above continuous methods. I have a non knit bed sheet set I plan to make into yarn too. Don't know what I will do wit that yet.
3 Ways to Join Your "Yarn" Together
|Image From Dollar Store Crafts|
How to connect two strips of t-shirt yarn (4 min)
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