19 Projects Showcasing Plarn, Tarn and Other Alternative Material Crochet

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There are so many different items that you can use to crochet other than the traditional yarn and thread. Alternative material crochet includes crocheting with plastic bag yarn, t-shirt yarn, jute twine and more. Here are 19 terrific crochet projects that showcase the beauty and versatility of alternative material crochet.

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Trending Crochet: Squares, Teddy Bears and More from Instagram

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It’s time for the weekly roundup of things people are sharing over on Instagram using the hashtags for this blog. Many, many people are working on crochet squares, especially classic granny squares and large granny square blankets. I suspect that after making a lot of different things for the holidays, everyone wants to go back to more meditative crochet! On the other hand, a lot of people are making adorable amigurumi, including teddy bears, and I’m guessing at least some of that is inspired by the upcoming Valentine’s holiday.

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