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J-yarn - WIP

I am in the middle of something interesting. I have a few pair of jeans in my closet I haven't worn for a while. And as well as I have already worked with T-shirt yarn just came to mind why not to cut them into strips and crochet something from them?! (Tell me it's not weird that I want to crochet with everything...)



I call it j-yarn. It is easy to crochet with it and has an interesting texture. I simply like the way how it turns. This piece will hopefully be a basket for my craft supplies. 
Do you have any experience to knit with jeans? 

I am participating in the following WIP Wendesday parties:



  1. So interesting. I want to crochet with a t shirt sometime but I've never tried. Just something to add to the list!

  2. That's a good idea! I'm wondering what the J-yarn becomes...
    Thank you very much for your nice comment on my blog!

  3. I definitely have to try this, I have lots of non-fitting jeans I could use, and the way your yarn is working up looks pretty awesome, I love the way the unravelling threads look. (Great photos, too!)

  4. Cool! I can't wait to see how this turns out!

  5. Fantastic idea can't wait to see how it turns out.

  6. I have never tried this but I have loads of old pairs of jeans, so I could!

  7. Wow! what an interesting idea.

    I followed you from WIP Wednesdays and here is my WIP:

  8. No experience here, but you are making me very, very sorry that I recently donated all of my old jeans to charity! I know they will be well used there, but I want to try my hand at a basket!


  10. Interesting idea! A few years back I crocheted a large kitchen thrown rug from strips of old jeans. I loved the way it looked. It was hugely heavy in my washing machine when it needed washed and took a couple of warm days to dry. It finally fell apart and your post reminded me of the wonderful blues and texture. Maybe it's time to make another one?

  11. This is awesome! I've crocheted a lot of different things but I never considered denim. Thanks so much for sharing!

  12. Awesome idea! Never even thought of it. Thanks for sharing on my WIP Wednesday.

  13. I want to crochet with everything too! But for now I'm sticking to sheets as I've collected a small mountain full! thanks for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

  14. Thanks for sharing over at The Winthrop Chronicles!


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