Knitting Basket Ornament
This knitting basket ornament is so simple to
make, and it
makes a perfect gift for someone who loves to knit.
You can use any
color yarn, just see what yarn scraps you have. The Christmas ornament
does look good with some red and green yarn balls in it though. This
will look so cute hanging on your tree this year!
straw basket (found in craft stores)
- Scraps of
yarn in a few different colors
- 2 cotton balls
round-headed hat pins
- A piece of Christmas
ribbon, trim, or
- Craft cord or ribbon for hanging
by making the yarn balls. To begin to roll a ball, first wrap the yarn
around your finger a few times. Then slide these loops off your finger
and begin to wrap the yarn around the loop, in the middle. Then, fold
this in half and keep rolling the yarn around and around.
Don’t make your yarn balls too big. This ornament looks cuter
when there are several small balls as opposed to 3 or 4 big balls of
Use some glue to attach the end of the yarn to the ball.
making about 6 or 7 balls, glue two cotton balls to the inside of the
basket. This puts some stuffing in the basket so you don’t
have to make as many yarn balls.
arrange in all the yarn balls, and glue them in place. Put some on top
of one another, and make sure you are covering up all the cotton .
Cut a length of ribbon to fit around the basket. Glue this in place.
the two hat pins in the yarn, near each other. These are the knitting
craft cord for hanging and it’s done!
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