DIY Yarn Butterfly

How To Make A Yarn Wrapped Butterfly



  • Tacky Glue
  • Cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Yarn for wrapping
  • Pom poms
  • Google eyes
  • Chenille stem for antennae
  • Scissors


  1. Use pencil to draw butterfly shape onto cardboard. Use craft knife to cut it out.
  2. Paint butterfly with acrylic paint. Allow to dry.
  3. Apply a dot of Tacky glue to back of butterfly and press end of yarn into it. Allow to dry.
  4. Wrap yarn randomly around butterfly, until desired coverage is achieved.
  5. Apply another dot of glue to back of butterfly and secure yarn end. Allow to dry.
  6. Use Tacky glue to apply chenille stem for antennae, and pom poms for body.
  7. Use glue to secure google eyes and other desired embellishments.

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