I saw that on FB. Back in the late '70s and early '80s (last century *groan*) cutting apart the 6-pack rings and crocheting around them was popular. I made trivets with them. Red and green for Xmas was a common combo.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper