How to Make a Plant Pot

Amy Lanham
by Amy Lanham
4 Materials
4 Hours

The great thing about this project is you can customize it to fit any size pot and use any color yard you like! I made this pot to fit my fiddle leaf fig and used the plant’s grow pot to make sure the pot I was making would be big enough.

Take the grow pot for the plant you want to use and lay it out on cardboard. Trace an inch or two away from the grow pot on cardboard. This will ensure your finished pot will be big enough to fit the grow pot. Cut out cardboard.

Now hot glue your twine around the edge of the cardboard circle. Continue hot gluing your twine around in a circle on top of itself until you are 1/2 to a 2/3 of the height of your grow pot.

Now take your yarn and make a half square knot around itself, twine or a braided strand of yarn. I did it around a braided strand of yarn since I didn't have enough twine.

Then glue the yarn to the top of the twine around in a circle until you reach the top height of your grow pot.

Glue twine around your cardboard base

Take the twine about half way up the grow pot, decide what color yarn you want to use next.

Make half square knots around twine or other yarn to create a twisted string effect.

Hot glue the half square knot yarn the rest of the way around until you cover the grow pot.

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