Craft An Ombré Yarn Pumpkin
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Craft Pumpkin
Drill
5/32 Drill Bit
Round Meat Thermometer (Yes, Seriously)
Ombré Yarn
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Drill a hole in the bottom of your pumpkin using a drill bit the size of your thermometer
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Enter your thermometer to make sure it fits securely
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Drill a hole through the stem using the same drill bit
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Measure one piece of string around your pumpkin from the stem and then pull approximately 30 lengths
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Tape the end of your yarn and cut on an angle
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Push yarn through the hole, wrap it around and repeat 2x so you have “butterfly wings,” pull taut
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Pull the long tail on the opposite side of the taped yarn and wrap it around the thermometer once
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Wrapped once, loosen a wing & pull yarn through, bringing yarn down & around to repeat on other side
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When you’ve gone around entire pumpkin, create a 2nd top loop by going over & under each string set
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Pull the end through the top loop and continue wrapping the pumpkin like before
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When you’ve used up most yarn, wrap the excess around the top loop, going in between string sets
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The top should look like this
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Bring the ends of both strings together and tie into a knot at the top
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Pull strings down, wrap and knot at bottom
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The bottom should look like this
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Spread out yarn into pairs to fill more space
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