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
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.
Holding thread gently taut, twist thread until it twists back upon itself when you let it go slack (b).
Bring ends of 10-inch length together, and let thread twist smoothly (c).
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.
Tie new ends together, preferably with a square knot (it’s flatter), to form a loop (e).
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.
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!