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This differs the least from the PEP version of the same name. The biggest change is the allowance for obtaining materials that you didn’t harvest yourself. The emphasis to this badge is in working with natural materials when harvesting them yourself is impossible.

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Mend a hole - quick darning
Sew a patch
Make a small pillow
Make twine from a natural material (wool, processed bark, etc)
Weave a basket from a purchased natural material
Do one of the following:
- knit a hot pad
- knit a headband
- crochet a dishcloth
- Crochet a bowl cozy

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Wood

Under construction

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Under construction
 
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what if... instead of twine, they make  yarn?  easier to source materials in town.

or harvest yarn from an old sweater?
 
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some pretty nifty baskets woven from paper grocery bags or newspaper.
 
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I totally agree with R.

And in my opinion even in town it's possible to find materials 'in the wild' for making cordage and weaving a basket. There can be parks, empty places where weeds grow, or trees alongside the street and there you can find bark, nettles, etc.
 
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I can't remember if PEA includes foraging for materials in parks and stuff.  There are some pretty hefty fines where I live if you take the wrong bit of plant matter from the wrong park.  
 
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Sorry, I read now in another thread that PEA doesn't include any search for materials outdoors. I did not yet know that.

That will make it much more difficult! Both for you who are making the BBs for PEA, as well as for the people who want to do the PEA-path. As far as I saw it now it's easier for me to do the PEP BBs than the PEA BBs! I have a garden (not a large one, but it's a garden) and I can forage in town parks, it's allowed here, if you only pick ripe fruits and take dead branches.
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