How much yarn do you need to make a tassel?
The amount of yarn you need will depend on the size and thickness that you want to end up with. I needed about 25 feet of yarn for my tassel. Cut the yarn off at the bottom of the piece of cardboard, after your last wrap.
How do you make yarn tassels for blankets?
Thread the yarn needle through the yarn you used to tie the top of the tassel. Starting with one of the corners, thread this yarn through the corner of the blanket. Tie the yarn (tightly with double knot) to attach the tassel to the corner of the blanket. Blend the tied ends in with the rest of the tassel pieces.
What kind of yarn is used for tassels?
A sport-weight wool-silk yarn makes a luxurious, more tailored tassel with an elegant drape. Use thinner fibers, such as silk or cotton embroidery floss, for smaller tassels. Embroidery floss can look relaxed or refined, depending on where the tassel is used.
How do you make large tassels?
How to Make Giant Tassels
- Today we want to show you a quick way to make some fun over sized yarn tassels. …
- Step 2: Slide the yarn off the cardboard so you have a circle like this.
- Step 3: Take a 12 inch piece of yarn and tie it about 1.5 inches from the top. …
- Step 4: Using scissors cut the bottoms off the tassel to even it up. …
- And you are done!
How do you make fabric tassels?
Fold the fabric strips in half over the ribbon. Then take another fabric strip and tie it around the tassel, about two centimetres (three quarters of an inch) from the fold. Tie a double knot and flatten the ends of the tie down so they merge with the tassel. And that’s it, tassel made.