yarn and wire wrapped star ornaments, easy kid friendly project; star is made from tracing a star onto cardboard and then painting it before wrapping with yarn; several different star styles shown in post
This is my pattern/tutorial for a hanging Birdie Decoration. A completely useless object of course, but very cute all the same. It's an easy project to make, great for using up odds and ends of yarn and can be used.
Nordic Knitting- this book is in japanese and english, and shows 7 knitting techniques from nordic countries. I really just love the idea of using scrap yarn to make this knitted chain for festive Christmas tree decoration.