Category Archives: Handbags


How to make the loop stitch for t-shirt yarn bags


There are many crochet stitches that we can use to make t-shirt yarn bags and one of the most decorative is the one we see in this lilac craftpassion, the loop stitch, which we can do throughout the bag or only in the lower or higher part of it. It’s a very simple crochet stitch that is beautiful and can be combined with the desired stitches in the design that we want to knit. Continue reading


How to knit an easy and modern t-shirt yarn bag


Believe it or not, all of those who are apprentices like me can knit with t-shirt yarn like an expert. We´ll start by making simple bags and then we are going to venture into the more advanced stitches. This t-shirt yarn crossbody bag has taken me an hour or two, I’ve had a lot of fun knitting it and finally I have a simple t-shirt yarn bag with fringes and wooden balls that I really like because the fringes have good drape and they sway when walking. Continue reading


Elegant bag with basket stitch by Helena Caldas


Helena Caldas has made this beautiful t-shirt yarn bag and -as she always does- she is kind enough to show us the basket stitch she used step by step so that we can reproduce it. The bag, in a beautiful color of t-shirt yarn (salmon) is woven with a row of single crochets and single crochets (sc) taking the stitch from the previous row. The final result is a textured fabric that gives a beautiful and original appearance to the recycled fabric bag. Continue reading


How to make a tied fabric bag


T-shirt yarn bags or purses can be made in multiple ways. We can crochet them with 2 needles, with a loom or with a flexible mesh structure where segments of fabric strips are tied. Nothing is simpler and the result -as we see in this recyclart image- is a beautiful t-shirt yarn bag with fringes, with a pleasant texture. Continue reading


3 ways to make a non-woven bag


It can take a long time to learn how to crochet a fabric bag but even without knowing how to knit you can also make modern bags with recycled fabric. How? very simple: a t-shirt yarn bag can be made with braids like these models by forumimage. You can make bags using macrame knots or synthetic mesh with which you can achieve beautiful fringe bags with the tied-up technique. Continue reading


Ideas to decorate bags


There are always nice ideas to decorate or personalize any woven bag we have at home or buy to give as a gift. This etsy’s bag has a very delicate and creative t-shirt yarn ornament made with fabric strips and braids, simply wonderful, and today we´ll see more ideas to inspire and decorate handbags. Continue reading


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portada_trapillo  is our main website.

We are located in Spain and we sell t-shirtyarn since 2010, 10 years right now.

We sell in 20 countries during this years , we sell in whollesalle mode an in retail mode.

We have 2 roll type :

the big one , with 13 cm in diameter and between 600 and 900 gr (depending on the yarn weight)trapillo-6628

, and the small one 10 cm in diameter and between 250 to 350 gr.


The T-shirtyarn is a recycled product and it is always diferent, we have uploaded to the website more than 7000 diferent colors during the years.

We sell crochet hooks, purse frames or handles too, but our main product is the T-shirtyarn

If you want more information, you can contact us in the website contact form , use the website chat  , you can find us in the facebook pages  or   in

You can also contact us in the wasap or telephone number +34 660 05 64 75

If you have a shop and do you want sell t-shirt yarn , please tell with us, we have afordable prices to you.


T-shirt yarn bags made with synthetic mesh


A grid or synthetic mesh is not only used to make carpets with t-shirt yarn, as you can see in these models of bags, they can also be used for other projects with recycled fabric.

This is an original way to make t-shirt yarn bags that can be customized based on the taste and creativity of each artisan, leaving long strips or creating designs with crochet. Continue reading