Holiday Crafts

Published on December 4th, 2010 | by Wenona Napolitano


Five Christmas Ornaments You Can Make with Scrap Yarn

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Ever since I discovered Lion Brand, it has become one of my go-to places for free craft patterns. All of their patterns use yarn but not all of them require you to be able to knit or crochet. The best part is the patterns are all free.

Here are five ornaments you can easily make with the scrap yarn you’re sure to have lying around the house.

1. Festive Santa

This festive little Santa ornament is a cutie. It’s an easy crochet pattern most beginners could make.

Next>> Amigurumi Santa Ornament

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About the Author

Wenona is married with three crazy kids that range in age from 4 to 18. She is a freelance writer, poet and the author of The Everything Green Wedding Book. She enjoys reading, writing, crafting and gardening. She tries to do all of these as "greenly" as possible. Her writing has appeared in several local and regional publications, Pack O Fun, Today's Creative Home Arts, and Indiana Living Green magazines as well as numerous online sites including,,, eHow, Associated Content, Suite101 and

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