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10 DIY Yarn Projects

Are you looking for a fun and easy project to do with the kids? Maybe you want to make a thoughtful gift for a friend or loved one. DIY yarn projects are the way to go, due to the versatility of yarn and variety of projects you can make. Here is a list of ten DIY yarn projects anyone can make that are stylish, fun, and easy!

1. DIY Arm Knit Blanket

If you are new to knitting and don’t want to invest in knitting supplies, try making this chic arm knit blanket. It requires no knitting needles and can be finished in under an hour. Once finished, the blanket should measure approximately 5 ft. by 3 ft. It’s one of the easiest DIY yarn projects out there, but the results are breathtaking.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
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2. DIY Pom-Pom Rug

This DIY yarn project is luxurious and fun at the same time! To make this rug, you don’t need any skills other than wrapping yarn around some toilet paper rolls and a little sewing. If you’re new to the crafting world or are looking for a great project to do with the kids, look no further than this pom-pom rug!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2-3 hours
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3. DIY Quick and Easy Crochet Blanket

Maybe you love the idea of making a blanket, but don’t want to knit or learn how. If you have some basic crochet skills, you can make this cozy throw easily! Although it takes a long time, compared to other DIY yarn projects, think of how many will appreciate your hard work in the years to come. Follow the tutorial below to learn how to crochet your own blanket.

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Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5+ hours (depending on skill level)
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4. DIY Yarn Tassel Garland

Looking for a cute accent piece for a nursery or a birthday party? Put together a yarn tassel garland! Using just yarn, cardboard, and scissors, this project is a cheap and simple way to spice up a room. Once you make this garland, see what other uses you can find for tassels, like hanging them in a diamond shape for a stylish wall hanging or making a boho key chain.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 2+ hours (depending on how long you want your garland to be)
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5. DIY Crochet Bowl

Do you need a cute bowl to put craft supplies, office supplies, or even fruit in? Or perhaps you’re looking for a centerpiece for a coffee table. This quick DIY yarn project will suit your needs! Since it uses big jersey-knit yarn, the project will come together in under an hour. It’s great for beginner crocheters to practice simple stitches while making an item you’ll be proud to display in your home.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
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6. DIY Yarn Orbs

Looking to fill an empty bowl (maybe the one you just crocheted) with some modern decor pieces? Make these yarn orbs, it takes just a few minutes of work, a little drying time, and you’re done. Yarn orbs can be used in countless projects, so feel free to be creative and think up some new ways to use them!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes (plus drying time)
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7. DIY Gilmore Girls Inspired Hat

If you’ve watched Gilmore Girls on Netflix, you’ve probably seen and coveted Lorelai’s gorgeous knit hat with a fluffy fur pom-pom. Now you can make your own! This is not a beginner project and does take some time, but the steps are repetitive enough to be able to watch some Netflix while you knit your Gilmore Girls hat!

Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Duration: 4-5 hours
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8. DIY Beginner Scarf

Newbies to the knitting world will appreciate this beautiful, easy DIY yarn project. It is knit with bulky yarn to speed up the knitting process; and the steps are very repetitive, perfect for a beginner looking to solidify simple knitting skills. Your hard work will reward you with a gorgeous knit scarf that you can pair with your Gilmore Girls hat!

Level of difficulty: Beginner/Easy
Duration: 4-5 hours
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9. DIY Macrame Wall Hanging Diamond

This project is perfect for anyone looking to add some bohemian flair to a room. It involves some simple knotting techniques, so don’t be intimidated by the complex appearance of this wall hanging. The process couldn’t be easier!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
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10. DIY 5 Minute Macrame Planters

Have you ever realized you forgot to get a present for someone? You start panicking, begin sweating, and rush to find something, anything to give them! If you had known about this 5-minute project, you wouldn’t have worried. Yes, these gorgeous planters only take five minutes, which make them perfect for last-minute gifts!

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 5 minutes
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Conclusion

This list of DIY yarn projects just goes to show the endless ways you can use yarn, from decor to clothing and everything in between. I hope you will try at least one of these projects and develop your crafting skills in years to come. Homemade items are made to be treasured for a lifetime, and I know you’ll treasure some of these! What DIY yarn projects have you tried and loved? Comment below and share your ideas!

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