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San Bernardino, CA

I started with crafts when I was about 9 years old. I learned to knit, and I still remember everything about that experience: from the yarn (a cherry red worsted, purchased at the Woolworth store ...

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Upcycle a Cardboard Carton with Crochet

from Busy Crow Studio
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Upcycle a Cardboard Carton with Crochet
Upcycle a Cardboard Carton with Crochet Upcycle a Cardboard Carton with Crochet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Crochet

Pattern Description:

You can easily upcycle a sturdy cardboard box by covering it with crochet. Use bits of yarn from your stash and you have a bright, padded container to hold magazines, books, or whatever else you have in mind. Add embellishments like handles or tassels! You will be using a Size K hook and two strands of yarn, so the project works up quickly. Or, try using a single strand of chunky yarn, or even 't-shirt yarn'.


  • Sturdy cardboard carton
  • Worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size K crochet hook
  • Size G crochet hook
  • Yarn needle