How to Make an Easy DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

Looking to add texture and color to a not-so-vibrant room? Create a cute, cozy corner with a simple yet stylish wall hanging that's sure to draw every eye.

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DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

Photo by: Jennie Andrews

Jennie Andrews

Materials Needed

  • wooden dowel
  • balls of yarn in various colors
  • scissors
  • leather cord
  • tape
  • wooden beads
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Add color and texture to your decor with an easy-to-make yarn wall hanging.

Measure Lengths of Yarn

Place the dowel on a flat surface, begin measuring the yarn from the top of the dowel to the maximum desired length. Double the length of the yarn and cut, repeating as needed until there are enough pieces to spread across the dowel.

Lay in Desired Pattern

Combine like colors to create fullness. Design a pattern by laying yarn in your preferred order, leaving the strands doubled in order to form a loop at the top.

Attach to Dowel

Once you’ve perfected your pattern, secure each cluster of yarn to the dowel individually by looping the strand through itself. Slide the looped strands to one end of the dowel to make room for the remaining bunches of yarn. For added flair, incorporate a braided leather cord.

Trim and Shape

After making sure your strands are even, comb through the yarn to ensure all strands are straight and untangled. Create a chevron shape along the lower portion of yarn using tape. To ensure a straight angle, we used the remainder of the wooden dowel. Cut along the inside of the tape. To create texture and interest, consider mixing in a few wooden beads by simply sliding them up the yarn.

Attach Hanging Cord to Dowel

Finally, knot a leather cord to both ends of the dowel so you can easily hang your gorgeous new wall art.

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