Skip Navigation

Click for Lion Brand Yarn Home Page
separator
Our Yarns
The LB Collection
Martha Stewart Crafts
Request Free Catalog
Our Yarns
Yarn by Weight
separator
New Catalog
separator
Shop
separator
  • free patterns
  • special sales
  • new items
  • 15% off coupon
    US orders only
    view past newsletters   Click to view newsletters and subscription choice
separator
Free Catalog
separator
Patterns
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Studio
     Retail Store, New York, NY
separator
Lion Brand
     Yarn Shop
     Retail Store, Colonie, NY
separator
Lion Brand Outlet
     Retail Store, Carlstadt, NJ
separator
Find a Store
post code:
country:
within:
more options   Click for more store-locator options
Home : Patterns : Yarn Crafted Ornaments
 

Free Craft Pattern: Yarn Crafted Ornaments

Lion Brand« Fishermen's Wool® - Bonbons
Pattern #: L20079
Be the first to rate this pattern!
Write a review

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE:

As desired.



CORRECTIONS: None
 
  Add to Notes and Favs
Save
     Send to a friend
Email
  Pattern Help
Help
  Print
Print
  Download
Download
 
Image of Yarn Crafted Ornaments

Embroider these ornaments for Christmas and beyond!

  Zoom
Zoom
  For Text-to-Speech Browsers
No Images
Brailler Input Format - Duxbury and others
Braillers
Tweet this
Tweet!

    Pin It

Pin It
 

 

Color (A)
Fishermen's Wool®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 150-098: Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural
Click here for larger swatch

Color (B)
Bonbons

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 601-660: Bonbons Yarn: Celebrate
Click here for larger swatch
To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
Bonbons
Brights Pastels Beach Nature Party Celebrate Jingle Bells Crayons
Fishermen's Wool®
Natural Oatmeal Brown Heather Nature's Brown Oak Tweed Maple Tweed Birch Tweed
*Fishermen's Wool® (Article #150). 100% Pure Virgin Wool
202: 78% Pure Virgin Wool,13% Acrylic,9% Rayon; package size: 8 oz (227 g), 465 yards (425 m)
202: 6 oz (170 g), 348 yards (318 m)
*Bonbons (Article #601).
Cotton: 100% Cotton. Care: Machine Wash Cool, Gentle Cycle, Do Not Bleach, Dry Flat, Low Iron, Dry Clean Any Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.
Acrylic: 100% Acrylic. Care: Machine Wash and Dry, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Iron, Tumble Dry Normal, Dry Clean and Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.
Metallic: 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester. Care: Machine Wash Cool, Lay Flat to Dry, Do Not Bleach, Do Not Iron, Dry Clean Any Solvent Except Trichloroethylene.; package size: Cotton: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 28yd/26m

Acrylic: Weight Category 3: DK Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 28yd/26m

Metallic: Weight Category 2: Sport Weight
8 x .35oz/10g
8 x 38.3 yd/35m

You can also buy materials separately
 
MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural
   ball
$ 12.99  
Note: (A)
•  601-660 Bonbons Yarn: Celebrate
   ball
$ 7.99  
Note: (B)
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Foam balls in desired sizes
Straight pins
 

Yarn Crafted Ornaments

Lion Brand« Fishermen's Wool® - Bonbons

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

NOTES:

  1. Balls are first wrapped in one direction with A, then woven in the opposite direction with A.
  2. The weaving is worked over one half of the ball at a time.
  3. Embroidery is worked with B after balls have been wrapped and woven.

ORNAMENTS
With a straight pin, secure one end of A to ball. Continue to wrap A around ball, working in the same direction and placing each new wrap about 1/4 in. (.5 cm) further from the last wrap.
Finish at the opposite end of the ball from where you began. Cut yarn and secure end to ball with a second straight pin.
Note:Beginning and ending at opposite ends of balls ensures that you have an uneven number of wraps for weaving.

Cut a 3 yd. (3 m) length of A and fold it in half. Thread the folded end into the blunt needle and begin weaving over and under the wrapped strands, leaving a yarn tail about 1/2 in. (1 cm) long. Take care to go over and under each wrap in order, you can thread them closer to the middle of the ball if it makes them easier to differentiate, but take care to draw the woven strands tightly to the top of the ball and to each other as you work towards the center of the ball. The tighter you can weave the less chance there will be for the wraps to slip when the embroidery is added!

As you complete the first and succeeding rounds, take care to work over the yarn ends, hiding them under the weaving. When you run out of yarn, repeat the process, overlapping the ends by about 1 in. (2.5 cm) and hiding the yarn ends as before.

When you've covered the top half of the ball, turn it over and begin weaving from the opposite end, until ball is fully covered. Remove pins when weaving has been completed.

FINISHING
With desired color of B, work embroidery using straight or chain stitches as desired to create simple designs on the surface of the woven ball. Placing pins or rubber bands around the ball can help to guide your stitches and keep them evenly spaced. Hide yarn ends by burying them behind the woven strands.


 


 


Ratings and Reviews
Be the first to rate this pattern! Have you made this pattern?
Write your own review Send us a photo
 


When you are in New York City, visit the Lion Brand Yarn Studio at 34 W. 15th Street for a one-of-a-kind yarn lover's experience. For more information, visit the website, LionBrandYarnStudio.com
separator separator
Bookmark This!  separator
Sign up for our Newsletter  
separator Share This!  separator About Us separator Contact Us separator
  Font Size:   
Click to view page with standard font Click to view page with larger font Click to view page with largest font