Yarn Square Cardboard Loom
Gather your materials-masking tape, scissors, cardboard loom, yarn, plastic needle
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Begin by taping the end of the yarn to the top notch of the upper left-hand side. This will be the back of your project. Then flip the loom around.
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Begin wrapping yarn under the first notch on the far right corner. Bringing it back up and looping it around the next notch. Continue to the end.
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Continue and finish by taping the very end of the string to the back. You will end up on the bottom right of your loom.
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Add your yarn to your plastic blue needle. Begin weaving under and over the lines of your loom. Leave about a fingers width from the top.
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Warp is the strings (in black) weft is the pattern you make (yellow)
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Continue weaving under, over, deciding where you will end. Fix the weft lines by making them straight.
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Repeat under over under over the weft. Hold down the string as you pull it through. Use the slack yarn on your needle.
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It will take some practice to NOT make the edge of the lines go in. Hold down the yarn when you bring your needle over the weft.
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You can draw a design on a piece of paper and slip it behind the loom to guide you through the process!
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Here are some ideas to inspire you
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