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4 Fabulous Projects for Humans That Yarn

Join the Craft Yarn Council in celebrating the variety of projects you can make with yarn!

Updated August 28, 2018
4 Fabulous Projects for Humans That Yarn

Celebrate Humans That Yarn, a wonderful movement spearheaded by the Craft Yarn Council encouraging crafters to play with yarn, even if they don't know how to knit or crochet. Discover gorgeous yarn crafts that can be used for home decor, accessorizing, gifts, and more.

If you've never worked with yarn in your crafting before, you're in for a treat! Yarn isn't only for knitting and crochet. In fact, there is an entire world of crafty possibility out there! Learn how to make some of the loveliest projects using yarn as your main material or for an embellishment. The possibilities truly are endless!

If you are inspired by the projects below, be sure to check out other yarn crafts from different companies and designers participating in this celebration. Visit the Craft Yarn Council for more inspiration!

Projects for Humans that Yarn

DIY Yarn Lanterns

These darling DIY Yarn Lanterns by Tamara Kelly of Moogly are a wonderful project to make, and so easy! They make the loveliest party lights once you insert the LED candles, and the kids can get involved as well. Theme them around a baby shower, holiday, or any summer party! You could even use yarn in Christmas colors for some crafty decor in December.


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DIY Yarn Lanterns
DIY Yarn Lanterns

DIY Fashion Tote with Ombre Tassels and Pom Poms

This adorable bag from Lynn Lilly of Craft Box Girls is taken to new heights with yarn embellishments! Not only will you learn how to make tassels and pom poms, but you'll learn how to dye yarn to make ombre embellishments!

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DIY Fashion Tote with Ombre Tassels and Pom Poms

Hello Yarn Wreath DIY

Make a simply darling yarn wreath to hang on your door! This project by Angie Holden of The Country Chic Cottage involves shaping wire into a cheery greeting and wrapping it with yarn. Use a color that contrasts the yarn used to wrap the wreath form, and place the hook so that the greeting hangs at a jaunty angle. 

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Hello Yarn Wreath DIY

Rug Hooking Pattern: The Never Trivial Trivet

One yarn craft without knitting that you can try is rug hooking! Start with a smaller project like this darling trivet from Nancy Z. Parcels of Rug Hooking Magazine, and add a rustic, cabiny touch to your kitchen decor!

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Rug Hooking Pattern: The Never Trivial Trivet

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