How To Make Yarn Hearts in Neutral Colors
I made these hearts for my Valentine’s day decor. They turned out so cute, I wanted to share the process for how to make yarn hearts in neutral colors with you.
supplies for yarn hearts
To make these yarn wrapped hearts, you will need a piece of paper (to make a pattern), a piece of cardboard or heavy cardstock, tape, scissors and yarn of your choice.
directions for yarn hearts
To begin, I folded a piece of paper in half and drew a shape of half of a heart, using the fold of the paper.
Next, I cut out the heart and traced it on to the cardboard. Then I cut my heart shape out of the cardboard.
Now it’s time to begin wrapping your heart. To keep the yarn secure, I taped the end of my yarn to the cardboard heart.
Then, you just start wrapping. Continue wrapping until you have completely covered the cardboard heart.
This is what your heart will look like when you are done. Cut the yarn, leaving a few inches to tie off.
To tie the yarn off, just loop it through itself and tie in a knot.
When you have tied your yarn in a knot, cut the remainder of the yarn off fairly short and tuck in the end.
The back of your heart will look like the photo above and the front will look like this…..
if you want to hang yarn wrapped hearts
Next, you will want to make a loop for hanging, if you plan to hang your heart. I cut about a 10″ piece of yarn and folded it in half.
Pull the doubled piece of yarn through a piece of yarn at the top of your finished heart.
Pull the cut ends through the loop to secure. Then, make a knot in the yarn and tie off at whatever length you want your hanging loop to be.
And that’s it!! Super easy and quick Valentine’s day craft.
I made several and hung them on a tree of Valentine’s decorations.
And also used a few at place settings paired with my book page tablerunner.
I think they would be cute at a Galentine’s tablescape like this!
Wouldn’t it be cute to have one on each plate and each guest could take one home?
These would also be cute strung side by side to create a garland or even just stacked in a bowl.
As I mentioned, I used neutral yarn because it fits my decor, but traditional pink, red and white ones would be so cute!!
yarn wrapped hearts in neutral colors
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial for how to make yarn hearts in neutral colors.
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What a cute idea! I love these and went and bought some red, pink and cream colored yarn and made them right away! So easy and didn’t take me long at all. My daughter wants me to make her a garland out of them so that is my next task. Thanks so much for the cute Valentines decor idea!
Oh, that’s great! So glad you liked this idea.
And the garland sounds SO cute!! Thanks so much for following along and commenting!
Easy steps and gorgeous photos.
Oh, thanks so much! So glad you liked it!
I really appreciate you following along and commenting!
Love these hearts. Thank you for sharing them.
Thank you so much for sharing my friend!!
I love this craft idea and look forward to trying it! A great way to add some texture to a tablescape 😁
So glad you like it! It is super easy and could be done in any color scheme.
I hope you get a chance to make some. Thanks so much for following along!!
So cute! I am going to make some, too. I love the garland idea.
Neutral for my neutral home and some pink red and white for a garland for my grand girl’s playhouse. Much better than candy! ♥♥♥
Super cute winter project! Thanks for sharing. I am tagging you with my project.
Oh, good!! Can’t wait to see!
So cute! I love the neutral colors. Hugs to you.
Thank you my sweet friend!!
Truly charming! I was so surprised by the picture with one heart by your palm. I love the larger scale of these!!!
Thank you Diane! It’s such a fun and easy project!
So cute Michele! Your color choices are always spot one!
Thanks Cindy! You know I’m all about the neutrals. 🙂
These are amazing ideas!
Thank you my friend! I really appreciate that!
They are so pretty! I love the neutral colors that you used and that they can be used in a variety of ways!
Thank you Rachel! They are so fun and easy to make.
Thanks so much for sharing this!!!!
I can’t wait to try this with my grandchildren:)
Oh, good! I think it would be a perfect craft for kiddos!
This is such a cute idea! Absolutely adorable, Michele!
Thanks so much! So glad you liked them!
I love the neutral yarn-wrapped hearts! So pretty!!
Thank you! And I’m so glad you liked them. I appreciate you following along and commenting!
I have tons of heart-shaped rocks for digging around in my yard! I think this yarn technique would be beautiful used on them.
I would love it if you would share this post at my Friday with Friends link party: https://myhubbardhome.com/friday-with-friends-58-sweet-valentine-ideas/
Oh, I would love to share it! So sorry I just saw this!
LOVE this craft idea!!! I’m headed to get yarn right away!!!!! I see a Garland in my future!!!Thanks for sharing.
Oh good, so glad you liked it. I would love to see it when you get done!
So simple but lovely.
Thanks so much Rachel! Have a great week!