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Straw Weaving

Sent in by:
Betty of Bronx, NY 


What you need for this ZOOMdo:
  • plastic straws
  • yarn
  • scissors
What you do for this ZOOMdo:

  1. To make a belt or a bracelet you'll need 3 pieces of yarn about 2 arm lengths long, each. (You can use more than one color.)
  2. Thread the yarn through the straws.
  3. Tie a couple of big knots in one end of each piece of yarn and tape it to one side of the straws.
  4. Tie the 3 pieces of yarn together at the other end.
  5. Tie one end of the ball of yarn onto one of the outer straws, then weave the yarn over and under the straws.
  6. After you've covered the straws, push the weaving down onto the yarn.
  7. When it's as long as you want it, take off the straws.
  8. Now, just tie knots at the ends so the weaving won't come apart, and you're done!
  9. If you want to do a wider weave, just use more straws.
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