Jute-Wrapped Pencil Holder

An empty can and bit of twine are all you need to create this handy pencil holder. A great project for beginning crafters, ribbon or yarn can be sustituted for a softer look.

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Materials and Tools:

empty aluminum can
jute twine
glue
rasp or steel wool

Steps:

1. Thoroughly wash and dry empty can. If can has a jagged or sharp edge, smooth it with a rasp or steel wool.

2. Beginning at the bottom of can, securely glue end of twine and begin wrapping jute around can, gluing as you go. 

3. When you reach the top, tuck loose end under previous row of wrapped twine and securely glue down. 

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