Whether you are working with leftover yarn from a crochet project or simply picked up a skein of your favorite colored yarn from the craft store. Discover 7 amazingly creative yarn craft ideas you can make today. And all these crafts are beginner friendly.
Depending on the volume of yarn you have you could make a knitting project or a crochet project. If you are working with bigger bulkier yarn you could arm knit a blanket or throw.
The one thing with yarn projects is they last a long time. I still have a crocheted blanket my grandmother gave me when I graduated. There is something about handmade items. They last a lot longer than commercially made items.
Yarn Craft Ideas
Now I have mentioned crocheted blankets and knitted projects but today we are going a bit smaller scale and talking about yarn crafts. Simple yarn projects you can make in an afternoon.
Yarn Projects For Beginners
If you are looking for beginner crochet or beginner knitting projects here are some links to some great projects to help get you started.
Popular Crafting Yarn
Now when it comes to yarn projects having the correct yarn takes the headache out of the learning process. Here are some of the more popular crafting yarns.
- Bernat Big Ball Yarn
- SC Yarn For Scrubbies
- Sugar n’ Cream Yarn
- Bernat Blanket Yarn
- Red Heart Super Saver Yarn
Things To Do With Yarn
You can do a lot with yarn. From kids crafts to rugs, to blankets, to pillows, to sweaters, to hats. Your options are endless. And no blanket patterns are the same. Change a stitch or yarn color and the result is entirely different from the last.
Yarn Projects On The Go
Yarn projects are a great creative past time for those that need to keep busy or are looking to do something with their hands. I have known many moms who have brought knitting or crocheting to the soccer games or the school pick up line. And many grandmas who simply sit and crochet while they watch their favorite television shows.
7 Amazingly Creative Yarn Craft Ideas
Now it’s time for you to get your creative energy flowing. We have curated an amazing list of yarn crafts no matter your experience level. So if you are just a beginner crafter these projects are for you. And if you are an experienced crafter looking to use up your scrap yarn these crafts will work great. You will find easy yarn projects, DIY yarn crafts and some pretty cool things you can make with yarn.
Easy Yarn Projects
Yarn Bird – Craft Bits
How To Make Pom Poms – Easy Peasy Creative
Yarn Flowers – DIY Magazine
DIY Yarn Crafts
DIY Yarn Wall Hanging – Her Happy Home
Rainbow Tassel Wreath – Craft My World
Cool Things To Make With Yarn
Scrappy Rug – Ravelry
Yarn Pumpkins – Ava Shields
5 Minute Crochet Snowflake – Crochet For You
Making Extra Money With Yarn Crafts
These crafts are simply a sampling of the wide array of yarn crafts available to you. As I have stated before handmade crafts and projects sell well. In fact people search out homemade items for gifts and personal use. If you enjoy working with yarn and create amazing items you could create a great income for yourself and you family through online sales, market sales and word of mouth.
Related Yarn Projects & Crafts:
- 7 Amazing Crochet Patterns For Beginners
- 21 Really Cool Crochet Ideas
- 7 Amazing Knitting Patterns For Beginners