As promised, here is my first free pattern for the crochet drawstring bag made from T-shirt yarn, yup, another recycle project for the environment. You can click the image below to get the free pattern link in acrobat .pdf format.
I am so glad that my blog’s migration is finally over, phew!!! After numerous sleepless nights fighting against broken links, fine-tuning the layout (still doing though), adding plugins, widgets… I am back to posting again, YAY!!!
Before you jump into the free crochet drawstring bag pattern, below are some tips on how to get it done.
How to Crochet Drawstring Bag
Switching Yarn Color
Cut the 2 ends in a slanting shape.
Apply glue at a length of 1.5 inches. Join them up as shown.
Wrap the outer yarn onto the inner and make it into tubular form as always. Wait for a few minutes for it to dry and you can continue to crochet.
Another method is to sew them together instead of gluing them.
We need to have eyelets fit at the hole we made to run a draw-string. Sandwich the eyelet pair onto the hole and make sure that it covers up the hole nicely, not leaving any gaps around. Hammer the eyelet firmly by using the appropriate tools and fixtures to fit the outer and inner pieces of the eyelet to lock into the proper position.
After finished crocheting the drawstring, run it through the eyelet holes. Insert a bead at each end and tie a knot to secure the bead in place.
Attach the shoulder straps and it is done!!!! An environmentally friendly T-Shirt Yarn Drawstring Bag is completed.
Should you have any suggestions on what other things you can make from T-shirt yarn, please share with me, I would be more than happy to try it out!!!