Lion Brand Vanna's Choice 4th of July Placecards

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by Lion Brand Design Team

Lion Brand Vanna's Choice 4th of July Placecards

Set a patriotic table with these items. They're great for cookouts, parties, any festive occasion where you are celebrating the Red, White and Blue!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Instructions

  • 1
    An exact gauge is not needed for this project. Finished project size will vary. Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning. Note: project time does not include drying time for the glue.
  • 2
    Fireworks Placecard: With 1 strand each of White, Sapphire and Brick held together, wrap yarn around 2-1/2 inch piece of cardboard 5 times. Tie loops at center with a 12 inch length of Silver Blue and slip out cardboard. Thread tails of Silver Blue through inside of straw, secure at open end of straw with tape. Cut a small hole in center of base of paper cup. Beginning at rim of cup, apply a small amount of glue over outside surface. Wrap glued area in with yarn color as desired. Allow to dry. Continue to apply glue, then wrap with yarn until sides of cup are covered. Allow to dry. Insert straw into hole at base of cup, then apply glue to base of cup around hole. Cover base of cup with yarn glued in a spiral, working towards straw. Allow to dry. Write name on strip of paper and glue to outside of wrapped cup. Allow to dry.
  • 3
    Striped Placecard: Apply glue to side of cup. Wrap glued area alternately with White and Sapphire to make stripes. Allow to dry. In same manner, wrap cardboard square with Sapphire. Allow to dry. Write name on paper and glue to wrapped cardboard square. Glue cardboard square to outside of wrapped cup. Allow to dry.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:45 minutes

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn White 104213502
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Sapphire 100367367
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Brick 104213512
  • Lion Brand Vanna's Choice Yarn Silver Blue 104213504
  • 3M 1/2 inch x 450 inch Scotch Tape 104148438
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Small Paper Cups
  • Scissors
  • Clear Plastic Straws Cut to 6 inch Long
  • 2-1/2 inch Strip of Cardboard
  • 1-1/2 inch x 1-1/2 inch Square Piece of Cardboard (4)