12 Of Our Favorite Yarn Crafts

We love working with yarn! It's a great, mess free material for arts & crafts projects with young children, and older kids can learn to knit all sorts of cool things from stuffed animals to sweaters. Whether you know how to knit like a pro, are just starting out, or have no idea what the words spool-knit and loom-knit mean, this list of our favorite yarn projects has something for every age, interest, and skill level! 

  • Visual aid of how to complete Plastic Canvas Earrings

    Make these easy knit earrings for yourself, or gift to a friend!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Plastic Canvas Rainbow

    Bring some color into your room with this fun and easy to make yarn rainbow!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Spool-Knit Owl

    This darling spool-knit owl is as fun to make as it is to play with! Use this DIY to create any creatures you desire.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Pom-Pom Knit Hat

    Stay warm this winter with a hat you knitted yourself. Or better yet, make them for others as a cozy and heartfelt holiday gift!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Plastic Canvas Picture Frame

    Adorn your special photos with this easy DIY picture frame. It’s as fun to make as it is to gift to your loved ones!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Loom-Knit Scrunchie

    Keep your hair up in style with this DIY knit scrunchie!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Spool-Knit Letters

    Whether you spell out a word or just your initials, these spool-knit letters are a fun addition to any room’s decor!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Loom-Knit Headband

    Stay warm in the winter months with this darling loom knit headband you can make yourself!

  • Visual aid of how to complete Yarn Bowl
    Yarn Bowl

    (Ages 3-11)

    Some projects are all about getting messy! Turn yarn and glue into a colorful, unique bowl in just a few steps.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Guatamalan Worry Doll

    Traditionally these dolls are a bit over one inch tall; these are quite a bit larger -- easier for young children to make!

    Tell your troubles to your doll before you go to bed, and when placed under the bed or pillow the doll will work to take the worries away.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Paper Plate Dreamcatchers

    Help your little one chase away bad dreams with this Native American craft project. Younger children will need parental assistance to tie knots while older children can do this craft on their own.

  • Visual aid of how to complete Yarn Door Tassel

    These door tassels are a fun way to add some creativity and color to your doors.


Get inspired!