Awesome Lantern by using Yarn


Yarn lantern

Make some big some small yarn lanterns and use them to decorate your home or party. Such stuffs and colors , joy and creativity to your venue so try making these easy yarn lanterns

Step 1

The very first task for make yarn lantern is blow balloons according to your desirable size. Make sure you blow balloon of different sizes. And tie a string around the knot of balloon.

Step 2

Now take a container and mix white glue, com starch and warm water. Take care that it mix well and there are no lumps.


Step 3

Prepare a drying desk (rack) and tie the knot of string to it.

Step 4

Apply Vaseline all around the balloon to prevent the balloon from sticking when you pop the balloon for the later steps.


Step 5

Now, the fun begins: use an old marker as an anchor for the yarn. Loop a good amount of yarn around the marker (or pen, or pencil or chopstick will do). Anything that will fit in your bucket of glue. Pending on how knitted you want your yarn lantern to be, you’ll have to roll more yarn on the rod.
Dunk the whole roll of yarn into the mixture and start wrapping!


Step 6

Start wrapping the yarn around the balloon vertically and then horizontally at a comfortable tightness, so that balloon does not get busted.


Step 7

Once you’ve feel comfortable with the amount of yarn around the balloon, let it dry for 24 hours (all the excess glue mixture from the balloon will drip right onto the tarp)

Step 7

After 24 hours of drying use lighting spray to give a clear finishing coat on top of the sphere to prevent yellowing of the glue.

yarn lanterns

Step 8

Use sharp stuff like pin to pop the balloon and take it out, use a small kitchen knife to take out all the dried crystal that formed in between the strings.

You can give brightness to these lanterns by making illuminated yarn lanterns. For that attach a pendant lamp kit to your lantern by tying yarn around the top of the lantern, and that’s it.