DIY Twisted Yarn Wall Art

INSIDE : Create gorgeous texture in your home with these beautiful DIY Twisted Yarn Wall Art pieces! They take an afternoon to make and there are only 3 steps. Pick yarn colors that make you happy and cozy up your home today.

Twisted Yarn Art

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Hi, my name is Amy and I love crafting with yarn apparently. HA. Just earlier this year I made a super fun Ring Yarn Art project for my front entry way. It used 8 large embroidery hoops (only the inside hoops) and a gorgeous collection of yarn. Fast forward to current day and I decided it was time to use a few of those leftover hoops and yarn.

Supplies needed for a Twisted Yarn project:

Three large (12″ +) embroidery hoops
4 colors of yarn per hoop
Sewing Scissors
Hot Glue

Muted yarn colors
Yarn craft supplies

How to twist yarn on an embroidery hoop:

This is what three different colors of yarn look like after being wrapped in this twisted pattern. It creates such beautiful texture. I will break down how exactly to do this below.

Gold and cream yarn

I put together this short video to hopefully show more clearly how to wrap the yarn for this twisted look.

  1. Start by tying off your yarn on one side of the hoop. Wrap the yarn directly across the hoop, basically cutting it in half – this is step 1 to 2.
  2. Wrap 2 becomes 3 and you go in a diagonal pattern up to wrap 4. And you place the yarn to the LEFT of your step 1.
  3. Continue in this pattern for as long as you’d like to go. Keep wrapping the yarn diagonally back and forth each time ending just to the LEFT of where you left off.

For my twisted yarn pieces, I broke the hoop into eighths and wrapped each color until it hit about that mark. Then I would tie off the yarn and add a small dab of hot glue to help keep it all secure. Then, I would use a new color of yarn, tie it off and follow the same exact pattern again.

Twisted yarn

Once the embroidery hoop was completely full, I did two more in similar but different colors. I love how they match but each bring a new pop of color to the room! I have been wanting to create something more color for this spot and these yarn projects were the perfect fit for it.

Dining Room with Yarn art
Yarn on embroidery hoop

To hang them on the wall, I simply tied a thin piece of thread around the hoop edge and secured to the wall with a small pushpin.

Creative Yarn art on wall

There is so much depth to these beauties.

Yarn craft project on wall
Colorful Dining Room with yarn craft

And if you want to check out a few other yarn crafts, look no further:
Ring Yarn Art
Yarn Wrapped Twig Wreaths
DIY Ombre Basket Yarn Handle
Printed Letter Tote Bag
Flower Wall Hanging with Yarn Tassle
Colorful HOME Sign
Pom Pom Throw Blanket
Lounge Tassel Pillow

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