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How to Make a Flower with a Flower Loom

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Loom flowers are so easy, so fun, and if you make your own loom and use leftover yarn, they wont cost anything to make!



How to make a loom flower


I've already shown you how to make your own flower loom. In this article we will go through the process of making a yarn flower with a flower loom.

This activity is suitable for an older child who can use a blunt needle confidently, but with adult help even young children can make yarn flowers with a flower loom. My 3 1/2 year old was able to wrap yarn around the loom (with directions from me and help with the yarn tension).

Time: 10 minutes
Age: 5-10's, Over 10's
Level: Easy

Materials
Flower loom - buy one or make your own for free
Leftover yarn - a couple of metres will be plenty
Scissors
Tapestry (blunt) needle

The following instructions show the yarn being wrapped in a anti clock-wise direction, but a clock-wise direction works just a well - use whatever direction you feel comfortable with.

Method



How to make a loom flower


Hold your yarn on the left side of the prong in the 12 o'clock position. If you like you can cut a little slit to hold the yarn in place.



How to make a loom flower


Bring the yarn down and around the prong in the 6 o'clock position.



How to make a loom flower


Bring the yarn back up and under the prong in the 12 o'clock position. You have now completed your first loop.



how to make a loom flower


Bring the yarn down to the prong right of the 6 o'clock prong and make a loop in the same way with the prong to the left of the 12 o'clock prong.



How to make a loom flower


Continue making loops in a anti clock-wise direction until all prongs have yarn around them.



How to make a loom flower


Now continue until all prongs have 2 strand of yarn around them.
Thread the blunt needle with the yarn you want to use to create the centre of the flower.



How to make a loom flower


Bring the needle from behind the flower loom (leaving a loose tail of about 15cm behind the flower) and in-between the petals (loops are petals), cross over the centre of the flower and bring the needle down between petals on the other side of the flower.



How to make a loom flower


Continue this last step all around the flower until there is yarn in-between all petals.



How to make a loom flower


Remove the needles and tie the loose ends together with a double knot. Tidy up the loose ends by snipping them off close to the knot.



How to make a loom flower


Ease off the petals from the prongs (you can bend the loom slightly to help with this).

Categories
#Loom
#Wool
#Yarn
#Flowers
#Flower
#Sewing
#Over 10s
#5-10s
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