This is a short tutorial on how to crochet around an old CD. It's a great way to recycle them into either something useful and/or into a decorative item. You could make nice trivets or coasters. They might also look good in wall hangings and mobiles.
To break CDs, boil a pot of water and then place in a mixing bowl. Place the CD in for about 5 minutes so that it softens. Then you can use scissors to cut any shape you like or simply break it up with your hands. And yes, good ventilation is