Yarn wrapped Hearts – Valentines Craft

Made these little yarn wrapped hearts today and my daughter had such a fun time wrapping them. Check out this simple tutorial and loads more valentine craft!!

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Been a little on the lazier side this new year when it comes to crafting and blogging. More so because its financial year end we are having quite a lot of work at office! But I did make an awesome lampshade with foam board and the tutorial is on Itsybitsy blog. For today I made these little yarn wrapped hearts and my little grace helped me paint them and wrap the yarn around them. Such a fun activity it was 🙂

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Materials require to make yarn wrapped hearts :

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  • Yarn in different shades
  • Piece of carton/corrugated board
  • White paint
  • Colored paper ( same shade as yarn)
  • Glue, scissors, pen pencil etc

How to make Yarn Wrapped Hearts

Start with making a small outline of heart ( in required size) on a piece of paper.To make it symmetric, fold the paper and draw just half of the heart and cut them out.

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Use these as template to mark out hearts on your carton box/corrugated sheet/cardboard – anything a little hard and thick.

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Cut out these hearts and you are ready to wrap yarn around them. I made two types of these hearts, one with white background and one with a background shade that matched the yard color and I liked the latter better.

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I started wrapping yarn in a specific order starting from one side and covering as much space as possible an then shifting to the other part of the heart. I did go over the same space again and again to have uniform coverage. Its really upto you how much yarn to use over a single heart.

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As I told you , I made two types and I liked the red one better than the pink more so because it fakes a good coverage. Either ways, I loved how simple they were and you can hang them around or string them into a garland

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Hope you liked these little hearts 🙂 More DIYs will coming your way but make sure you have subscribed so you get them right in your email.

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xoxo Angela

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