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This week has been a bit of a whirlwind, it’s been half term so the children have been off school. At the beginning of the week we had a day of creative play, making slime (oh how I hate slime!) and playing with plaster of Paris with moulds of sand. I was hoping to wrap twigs to create a bouquet but it turned out the idea only appealed to me. Not to be deterred this weekend I dug out scraps of yarn, raided the kindling for the fire pit and created my own wrapped twig bouquet.
Gradually wrapping twigs with yarn is a peaceful absorbing activity. I wrapped twigs this afternoon whilst watching a rather dreadful Christmas film with my son – he loved the film whilst I loved the crafting.
Wrapped Twig Bouquet
This is such an easy craft activity.
Start by wrapping the yarn around the twig, secure with a knot.
Continue wrapping the yarn tightly around the twig. Secure with another knot when ready to swap colours.
Have fun playing with a variety of yarns and colours.
I am so excited to share my 12 days of DIY Christmas gifts series. Do sign up for my newsletter for crafts, upcycling and sewing projects.
Thanks to Cindy who commented on my recent autumn garland (which used odds and ends of sewing thread) requesting odds and ends project for yarn. I hope you like this twig bouquet.