DIY Mountain Wall Hanging

DIY Mountain Wall Hanging

Nora Taylor
May 17, 2016
(Image credit: Anna from DaWanda )

This wall hanging is too cute to pass up! Simple and charming, it's also a great way to use up any leftover yarn you may have hanging about.

Skill Level: Moderate
Time Required: More than 3 hours
Project Cost: $30

(Image credit: Anna from DaWanda )

From Anna: Wall hangings are super trendy! This weaving project is easy and suited for beginners, so why not try it yourself?

(Image credit: Anna from DaWanda )

What You Need

Materials

  • Picture Frame
  • Wool scraps
  • Embroidery thread
  • Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

  1. To make the landscape weaving, you need two tones of blue, yellow and white yarn. This is a great opportunity to use some yarn scraps. Start by knotting the embroidery thread to one of the short sides of the frame. Then wind it back and forth from one side to another as shown in the picture. When you're done, tie the yarn with a knot and cut off excess.
  2. Use a thicker yarn to wrap all around the frame for a neat look. Now start working on the mountains. Knot the blue yarn in the lower right corner (or wherever you want to place your mountain), on the back of the work. Thread your needle and start weaving the mountain, alternatively putting the needle over and under the embroidery thread. Work in a triangular shape, and stop just before the peak, knotting the thread on the back. Change with white thread to make the snow peaks.
  3. Use the other shade of blue for the second mountain. Use the same technique as above, including the snow peaks. You can also use the white yarn to make a cloud, yellow for the sun, or whatever else you like!

Many thanks to the folks at DaWanda!

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