Lion Brand® Bonbons Wrapped Star Ornaments

The star is one of the brightest symbols of the season! Trim the tree with handmade star ornaments made out of Lion Brand® bonbons.
 
 

Craft Time: varies

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_35573, october2013, oct2013, christmas tree, tree, holiday, christmas, decor, ornament, start, lion brand, bon bons

Materials

  • Lion Brand® Bonbons (Art. #601) Yarn – Party (1 Pack) or Colour of Choice
  • Lion Brand® Large-eyed Blunt Needle
  • Stiff Cardboard
  • Metal Ruler
  • Craft Knife
  • Cutting Mat
  • Craft Glue
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Instructions

Size: About 4" (10cm), or as desired

Solid Star

Step 1
Draw a star about 4" (10cm) across, or size desired, onto cardboard. With craft knife and metal ruler, cut shape from cardboard.

Step 2
Apply a small amount of glue to centre of one side of cardboard star. With yarn in desired colour and beginning at centre, wrap yarn into a spiral to cover star centre. Allow to dry.

Step 3
Repeat on other side.

Step 4
Apply a small amount of glue to base of one arm of star. Wrap yarn in desired colour around arm from base to tip, then back down to base. Without cutting yarn, draw yarn across the centre of the star and continue to wrap the next arm. Repeat until all arms have been wrapped.

Step 5
With desired contrast colours of yarn, wrap randomly on top of main colour. To secure these final wraps, thread yarn end into blunt needle, then draw yarn under several wraps. Trim yarn ends.

Step 6
Thread a 10" (25.5cm) length of yarn into blunt needle. Draw needle under several wraps at top of Star. Knot and trim ends.

Star with Centre Cut Out

Step 1
Draw a star about 4" (10cm) across, or size desired, onto cardboard. With craft knife and metal ruler, cut shape from cardboard.

Step 2
Draw a smaller star within this star about ½" (1.5cm) in from each edge. With craft knife and metal ruler, cut along marked line to create an open centre.

Step 3
Apply a small amount of glue to one section of star. Wrap glued area with yarn in desired colour. Continue to apply glue and wrap until entire star is covered.

Step 4
With desired contrast colours of yarn, wrap randomly on top of main colour. To secure these final wraps, thread yarn end into blunt needle, then draw yarn under several wraps. Trim yarn ends.

Step 5
Make as for Solid Star.

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