Two Handmade Valentines Cards for Wool Lovers

Handmade Valentines Card for Wool Lovers #knitting #Valentines

Want to make a card that’s a little bit different this Valentines day? Either of these cards would be perfect for someone you know who loves to knit or crochet.

The knitting needles are made by using toothpicks, but you could also use straws, or you could even try your hand at modelling some out of polymer clay.

Two Handmade Valentines Cards for Wool Lovers

Glitter Valentines Card

Handmade Valentines Card for Wool Lovers #knitting #Valentines

Suitable for: Beginners

You will need

How to make

  1. Start by crossing the toothpicks so that they form an ‘x’ shape.
  2. Start to wrap wool or yarn around the sticks, making sure you wrap the wool around in all different directions to make sure that everything is kept nice and secure.
  3. Once complete leave a tail thread of around 40 centimetres.
  4. Snip one of the pointed ends off two of the toothpicks, to make your knitting needles.
  5. Stick the ball of wool/yarn to your card using tacky glue.
  6. With a pencil lightly draw out the word ‘love’ in joined up handwriting.
  7. Once happy with the layout, go over the writing using tacky glue, using the tail thread to follow the line of glue.
  8. Leave to dry, and then cut off any excess yarn.
  9. Cut a strip of transparent paper to run along the bottom of your card, and secure to the inside of the card using double sided tape.
  10. Cut a strip of  glitter card and cut one end into a point, secure using double sided tape.
  11. Use alphabet stickers or rub on transfers to complete your greeting.
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Stamped Valentines Card

Handmade Valentines Card for Wool Lovers #knitting #Valentines

Suitable for: Beginners

You will need

How to make

  1. Start by crossing the toothpicks so that they form an ‘x’ shape.
  2. Start to wrap wool or yarn around the sticks, making sure you wrap the wool around in all different directions to make sure that everything is kept nice and secure.
  3. Once complete leave a tail thread of around 30 centimetres.
  4. Snip one of the pointed ends off two of the toothpicks, to make your knitting needles.
  5. Stick the ball of wool/yarn to your card using tacky glue.
  6. With a pencil lightly draw a flowing line running along the bottom of your card.
  7. Once happy with the layout, go over the pencil markings using tacky glue, using the tail thread to follow the line of glue.
  8. Leave to dry, then cut off any excess yarn.
  9. Stamp out your chosen greeting using rubber alphabet stamps and a pigment pad of your choice.
  10. Leave to dry.

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