Take a peek!
So, if you want something to mindlessly work on while you are watching tv this is the perfect project for you!
You will need:
a circular wreath form
star or star template (I used a 3" star)
Start by pinning the end of the yarn into your wreath form. I used this type of form as I had it on hand... I simply left the plastic wrapping on it so as to not have any straw poking out. Then just start wrapping... as you get a little farther it will get tighter and closer together, but occasionally you can push them tighter together if you are, like me, anal retentive about gaps! lol
Now just keep wrapping for about a year lol. For some reason it took me awhile, I think my arm muscles need some help! Maybe I should start making more of these! lol
Next you are going to trace your star shape onto the felt. I happened to use a 3" wooden star. You can print a star from online using clip art or Photoshop Shapes, etc. Then you are going to cut out stars from white and from blue felt. I cut them out, alternating and seeing how many of each I would need as I go. Depending on the size of your star you can do that same.
One I had the white ones on, I cut the blue to fill in, in between the white. I then used fabric adhesive, in this case I used a multi purpose spray adhesive, just enough to help the stars hold on while I wrap them in yarn again.
Sorry for the smudges in the photo here, I think I got a fingerprint on the lens lol. You are going to take that yarn and pin it down to the back (so no one sees the pin) and then wind the yarn across half of each star going in the same direction until you get back to where you started, cut and pin it down again.
Then you are going to do the same thing going in the opposite direction, forming an X over each star. The key here is to use the red so the Xs are the same color as the wreath itself. Then... you are done!
Very simple, but very cute! If you try it let me know! I would love love love to see it!
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