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Wrap a skein of yarn around the back of chair and secure with three pieces of leather for a scarf that’s stylish and warm. Check out the full tutorial here.
Paint a ball of yarn and insert a small container of water in the middle. Full instructions here.
Wrap a styrofoam wreath in brightly colored yarn. The “Love” emblem is made from pipe cleaners also wrapped in yarn. Read all about it here.
A fluffier version of the above. Cover a cardboard base in pompoms and your house will look like it came straight out of a Dr. Seuss book. Check out these instructions.
Wrap yarn around plain bangles for a quick and colorful upgrade. As seen here.
Wrap yarn around old milk cartons, and make the polka dots by spiraling yarn in various places around the box. Get the tutorial here.
Wrap yarn around styrofoam eggs and secure in place with glue. More here.
Wrap embroidery hoops with thread and hang balls of yarn from them. Find a full tutorial and helpful diagrams here.
Wrap scraps of yarn on the face of a paper plate, gluing down as you go, to create a colorful wall hanging. Blogged about here.
Cut 3/4″ rounds from a paper tube, wrap them with yarn, pull the tales through, tie together, and cut off the top to make tiny hats that will liven up wintery flower decor. Check out this tutorial.
This one’s made by a German designer but you could definitely make your own by covering a flea market chair in colorful pompoms.
For fun party decor, dip yarn in diluted glue, wrap it around a balloon, allow to dry, then pop the balloon. Pinned here.
Wrap plane packages in colorful bits of yarn. From this book.
Simply braid together several strands of colorful yarn. Great for the Spring-to-Winter transition. Inspired by this pin.
Wrap an old lampshade in bright hues of yarns. Full tutorial here.
Avoid messy hair chalk but enjoy colorful hair by weaving bits of bright yarn into a fishtail braid. Follow this tutorial.
Wrap yarn around an old tin and place a candle inside (works with a mason jar too). Made by this blogger.
Wrap yarn around heart-shaped bases (these were made out of wood) and glue them on a canvas or card for V-day. More here.
Simple pompoms with a long tail make for a decorative bookmark. Created by this blogger.
Wrap cardboard letters and spell out whatever or whoever you like. Find tips for tricky wrapping here.
Jazz up boring office organizers by weaving yarn into them. Find a full tutorial here.
Cover clothing hangers in yarn for a unique inspiration board (attach photos with painted clothing pins). Blogged about here.
Create tassels by wrapping yarn around an object (like an iPod), then glue them to a necklace base. Find the full tutorial here.
Turn driftwood into colorful decorations by wrapping it with yarn. Check out this tutorial.
Wrap a pumpkin– and don’t forget the stem. Find detailed directions here.
Wrap silverware for a funky dinner party. Find the tutorial here.
Create minimalist art by glueing felted yarn balls inside a frame. Paint a cardboard base with simple red stripes, like this blogger.
Bend paperclips into a triangular shape and wrap with yarn. FInd the details here.