Easy Halloween Craft: How To Make Yarn Ghosts
This is a super easy Halloween craft I loved making as a kid
Wrap white yarn around a notebook, piece of cardboard, or your hand
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Big ghost: wrap 75-100 times around 7” long cardboard or notebook
Small ghost: wrap about 50 times around your hand
Trim end and carefully remove yarn
2
Tie one piece of yarn around the top of the loop. Use two surgical knots and one overhand knot
3
Here’s a detail of the second surgical knot and the overhand knot
Cut the end of the loop to make the bottom of the ghost
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Tie a piece of yarn around the ghost near the top, two surgical knots + an overhand knot. Trim ends
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Optional: use a piece of crumpled paper in the top to make a bigger head
Also optional: trim the bottom of the ghost to be even
Add eyes. As a kid we always tied colored yarn or ribbon for the eyes
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Or you could hot glue black felt ovals
Add ghosts to a garland, hang by themselves, or add to other Halloween decor!
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