My love for macrame and the desire to add texture and warmth to my bedroom led me to this project. Each time I see a hanging yarn art I fall in love, and because I dont have incredible macrame skills, I decided to make one of these!
I had an unused broomstick hanging around which I decided to use as the rod. Then I picked up some yarn at the craft store (choosing only 3 colors was DIFFICULT!).
Just like a snowflake, each yarn art is different and unique. I decided to start with the navy yarn to use in the center of the piece. I then cut about 20 pieces at around the same size. (The uneven-ness of the strings gives it character!)
To begin, simply begin attaching the strands of yarn to your rod or dowel using slip knots.
The slip knot gives the yarn a clean look around the dowel and allows the yarn to hang neatly.
On to the next color- grey! I added two sections of grey, one on each side of the navy.
Then, to add an interesting element, I decided to braid the grey sections.
Once the grey sections were braided, I added the last color, to the ends. It looked like it needed something else, so I added an additional grey section the each end.
In order to hand the wall art on my bedroom wall, I decided to use twine. I wrapped the twine to each end of the broomstick and then hung it up with a command hook.
Here it is!
It adds a real cozy feel to my bedroom and it was really fun and relaxing to make.