September 25, 2013

Chunky Yarn Pumpkins

Happy Fall Y'all !
Here is a fun and easy craft to do for the season. 
I have had this fuzzy chunky orange yarn in my craft stash.
I just love the visual texture of it!
For the larger of the two pumpkins, 
I had saved real pumpkin stems to make the stuffed velvet pumpkins 
you may have seen around the web using them, but decided to use it for this. 
(I guess I could still make the velvet pumpkins; I have additional stems)
This pumpkin is a little top heavy as it is sits
on my unfinished faux mantel right now! :) 
Got to get to it!
I believe you basically start with a pom pom tutorial,
but here's some photos to show you what I did:

shoot... I can't remember how many times around I wrapped the clipboard. 50? 
Slide it off the board, keeping loops together
and tie a knot with a separate piece of yarn
Trim of excess strings from tie and initial wrapping
and form loops into a round pumpkin shape!
Hot glue stem and you are done!
Thanks for visiting today!

Cute pedestal made by my friend Risa :)


  1. I really like this! What a great use of orange yarn.

    1. Hi Jen! Thank you so much for the thoughtful comment! have a great day :)

  2. Wow. Easy Peasy. Love it. Must make. Pinning. Linda

  3. These are so clever! I love the simplicity of them too. I simply had to feature them from last week's All Things Thursday Blog Hop. I hope you'll be back this week to share more inspiration with us. Don't forget to stop by to enter to win a Cutting Edge Stencil too!

    1. I'm so honored Nici! You're the best! Thank you!

  4. This is adorable! Such a great idea and so easy to do!

    1. LIsa! thank you for stopping by! thank you for your nice comment!

  5. These turned out great! Love the chunky look of them and the use of real stems.

    1. Thanks so much for stopping by and for your nice comment, Haeley! Happy Halloween!

  6. I need to make me some of these!


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