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Earth-friendly DAR project to provide comfort

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The Robert Raines Chapter of the National Society- Daughters of the American Revolution (NS-DAR) embraced the old-fashion spirit of giving Saturday, Dec. 15, with a modern twist. DAR members gathering for their annual Christmas party at Lynn’s Rendezvous turned items destined for a landfill into a useable product by creating “plarn” – also known as plastic yarn.

In 2017, Navasota residents were introduced to plarn wall art by Artist in Residence Doerte Weber, but people have been creating plarn for decades to crochet caps, shoes and totes. Plarn is made by folding and cutting plastic bags into strips that are strung together and then used in place of crochet yarn.

 

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