Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder

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Well, it’s a new year, and I think it’s time for a new tutorial!

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

This past year, we made some really nice fixes to our house, and now I want to focus on making item in the house useful and beautiful. This is a really easy and quick craft to make a utilitarian item look really nice!

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

You’ll need a tin can, a ball of yarn and a hot glue gun.
I’m using some wool yarn that I dyed. It’s really pretty and the variegation makes it change color around the pencil holder.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning
Start by putting a dab of hot glue at the top of the tin can.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning
Place the end of the yarn in the dab of glue and start wrapping.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

Then you pretty much just wrap and wrap and wrap the yarn around, making a layer of yarn over the entire surface of the can. Every now and then, put a little dab of glue on and lay the yarn in the glue to keep it secure.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

Eventually you’ll cover the entire surface and it will be gorgeous! Try this with solid colors and variegated colors.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

The one above is made with 3 smaller can that we glued together with hot glue and then wrapped with yarn.

Tutorial: Yarn Wrapped Pencil Holder from Muse of the Morning

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