How to Make an Ornament Hanger with Crochet Thread or Floss

This thread ornament hanger is for felt or crocheted ornaments with front and back pieces, which are to be sewn together.

You will need

  • 10-inch length of embroidery floss (all six strands) or No. 10 crochet cotton
  • Pin and surface to pin to
  • Felt or crocheted ornament with front and back pieces, which you will sew together

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Tie an overhand knot at one end of the 10-inch length of thread. Pin knot to ironing board or other suitable surface as in photo a.

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Holding thread gently taut, twist thread until it twists back upon itself when you let it go slack (b).

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Bring ends of 10-inch length together, and let thread twist smoothly (c).

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Pinch cut ends, remove pin from knot, and knot ends together to prevent untwisting. The yellow arrow points to this new knot in photo d.

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Tie new ends together, preferably with a square knot (it’s flatter), to form a loop (e).

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger
Sew loop behind front side of ornament, with loop showing over the top of the ornament.

Sew front and back of ornament together, hiding hanger knot inside.

Make a yarn or thread ornament hanger

Find instructions for making an ornament with a crochet motif and felt here: http://www.textilefusion.com/bookblog/?p=1031

Find instructions for making a two-sided crochet motif ornament here: COMING BEFORE CHRISTMAS 2015!