Craft ideas with yarn

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Making things with yarn is a fun activity for people of all ages, and there is no limit to the things you can create. Whether you have new balls of yarn or want to use up offcuts from your knitting kit, there are many crafty ideas to get your creativity flowing.
If you are looking for some new craft projects with yarn, this guide will give you some tips.

Decorate Plant Pots

A great way to add interest and texture to plain plant pots is to wrap them in yarn. Use strong glue, a little at a time, and carefully wrap yarn around the pot. You could use a single colour, or try stripes of different colours or textures.

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Make a Dreamcatcher

According to the New World Encyclopedia, dream catchers originate from Native American culture. Their purpose is to encourage good dreams and protect you from bad ones. Now, you can create your own dreamcatcher using an embroidery hoop and your favourite yarn.

Macrame Earrings

A great way to use up scraps of wool is by crafting some decorative earrings using macrame. In macrame, yarn is used in a series of knots to create a pleasing pattern. Earring hooks are cheap to buy, and you can have lots of fun making different designs.

Wool Sticks

Super easy to make, wool sticks are a great craft idea for both adults and children. Simply find or buy some dry, decorative branches and wrap them in wool for a bright display. Ideas for different wool colour combinations can be found at online craft specialists such as

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Make Pom-Poms

Pom-poms are simple to make and can be used in many craft projects. An easy way to make pom-poms is to cut out two small rings of cardboard. Wrap with wool and then use scissors to cut the wool at the edges of the cardboard. Secure with a tight knot to complete your pom-pom.

Using yarn in craft projects is a relaxing way to spend some time. So, it’s time to raid your wool basket and enjoy showing your new projects to family and friends!

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