iLovetoCreate Yarn Ball Wreath

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by iLovetoCreate Design Team

iLovetoCreate Yarn Ball Wreath

A unique and fun wreath!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the glue.
  • 2
    Wrap ten Styrofoam balls with yarn to cover Styrofoam, rotating colors as shown.
  • 3
    Add a dab of glue to the end of the yarn then press under yarn. Let dry.
  • 4
    Form a circle with the finished Styrofoam balls on a work surface. For every two Styrofoam balls, determine where one ball touches the next them apply a circle of glue to one of the Styrofoam balls. Immediately insert toothpick into center of glue circle then press to next Styrofoam ball, pressing to secure. Continue with the Styrofam balls in similar groups of two.
  • 5
    Form wreath by gluing sections together using the same method in step 4. Let dry.
  • 6
    To create bow, cut a strip that is 6 inch wide from fabric. Then cut a strip that is 8 inch wide. Fold fabric, wrong side together, and overlap about 1 inch on sides and press. Apply a thin bead of glue along one edge then press other side in place forming a tube. Let dry. Repeat this step with the other strip.
  • 7
    Place tube right side down on work surface. Fold ends to enter overlapping about 1 inch. Determine correct size for bow and trim ends, if needed, to desired size. Glue overlap in place. Cut a 4 inch piece from thinner tube, fold in half and glue edges together. Let dry. Cut a 12 inch length from thinner strip. Fold over ends at an angle and glue in place. Layer bow on top of strip and pinch together center. Wrap small section around center forming bow. Overlap ends about 1/2 inch then glue in place, holding with a pin if needed until dry.
  • 8
    Insert knitting needles crossed under bow.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Ball 4 pc. 3 inch 104183635 (3)
  • 3 Different Colors of Yarn (as shown
  • project uses colors similar to Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Turqua 104212516 and Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Medium Thyme 104212508 and Red Heart Super Saver Yarn Spring Green 104212530)
  • Fabric Editions 2 Yard Fabric 100 Percent Cotton Red 104549174
  • 13 inch Bamboo Knitting Needles (such as Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Single Point 13 inch No. 10/6.0 mm 104236578)
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Quick Dry Tacky Glue 104147956
  • Iron
  • Toothpicks
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Straight Pins