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Easy Christmas Crafts: Rickrack Wreath Ornament


Two colors of rickrack and some yarn turn into a fun and easy Rickrack Wreath Ornament in a short amount of time using simple tools - make one or many!

Take a look at this one - green yarn on green and gold rickrack.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament green on display

Easy Christmas Crafts: Rickrack Wreath Ornament Materials and Tools:

  • Two colors of 5/8-inch wide rickrack
  • Yarn
  • Ruler 
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Paper towel (not shown)
  • Iron (not shown)

Take a look at the simple materials and tools shown here.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornamen materials and tools

The Steps for How to Make the Easy Christmas Crafts: Rickrack Wreath Ornament:

Measure and cut the materials.

Cut one piece of rickrack at 7.5 inches.

Position the cut piece over the second color of rickrack matching curves and edges.

Cut the second color to the same length as the first.

Cut one length of yarn at 12 inches.

Cut three pieces of yarn at 18 inches.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 1 cut materials

Begin weaving the two pieces of rickrack together.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 2 begin weaving

As you weave, the two pieces of rickrack will twist.

Flatten the woven rickrack with your fingers as you weave.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 3 finish weaving

Place the woven rickrack between two layers of paper towel and use a hot iron to press the woven layers flat.

The paper towel protects both the rickrack and the iron.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 4 press weave

Make a circle with the woven rickrack overlapping the ends.

Staple the ends together making sure all four ends are secured.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 5 staple circle

Flatten the circle and place between two layers of paper towels.

Press the circle flat with a hot iron.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 6 press circle

Make a bow around the stapled edges with the three 18-inch lengths of yarn.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 7 make bow

Insert the 12-inch length of yarn through the center of the circle.

Match the ends and tie a knot to form the hanging loop.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 8 add hanging loop

The Rickrack Wreath Ornament is finished and ready to display.

Rick Rack Wreath Ornament step 9 finished on display

Fast, fun and easy, make one or many of these decorations to add to the decorations this year.

Have fun!

The Rickrack Wreath Ornament is a great group project for families, senior centers, office groups or church groups.


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