Yarn Earrings

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By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilight Kallisti

Yarn Earrings

These yarn earrings are a fun, quick project that make an excellent gift for a knitter in your life.

Materials

Directions

Cut two toothpicks in half. These will be your “knitting needles”.

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While holding the two toothpick halves in an X shape, wind the yarn around them until you form a ball. My yarn balls are the size of nickels.

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Coat the yarn ball with tacky glue.

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After making two yarn balls, set aside to air dry partially. The jump rings will be easier to work into the yarn if the glue is not completely dried.

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Using jewelry pliers, work a jump ring into the yarn ball.

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Before closing, place an earring hook onto the ring.

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Let earrings air dry.

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Using a finger nail file, sand down the toothpick points so they won’t poke the neck.

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Now you have a unique gift that your knitter will surely love!

DIY Yarn Earrings

 

 

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