Introduction: How to Create a Sweater Vest From Plastic Bags
This easy and fun project allows you to use your spare plastic bags to make a stylish and functional piece of clothing. This sweater vest makes a statement about your commitment to recycling and sustainability . There is a learning curve involved in this , but the results are well worth it.
Step 1: Step 1: Convert Your Plastic Bags Into Strips
In this step, the goal is to cut the plastic bags into strips . This can be accomplished by the following steps :
Step 1: Flatten your bags
Step 2: Roll the bags along the long edge
Step 3: Cut off the ends of the bags (recycle please)
Step 4: Cut 1”+ strips
Step 2: Step 2: Convert Strips to Yarn
The next step is converting the strips of plastic bags into a plastic yarn. This process can be accomplished by the following steps :
Step 1: Lay strips out flat
Step 2: Loop the strips together
Step 3: Make a ball of yarn
Step 3: Knit Yarn Into Your Sweater
The resulting plastic yarn can be knitted or crocheted into any piece of clothing you desire . This sweater vest was made by creating 3 panels and connecting them together . if you have experience in knitting and crocheting the possibilities are endless :)
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