We adore Finger Knitting here on Red Ted Art and have lots of Finger Knitting Projects for you to browse and have a go at! Least year we made some popular Finger Knitting Hearts and be sure not to miss our cute Finger Knitting Bunnies! So I am super pleased to see this lovely Guest Post project by Gina from Willowday, showing us how to make a LOVE Finger KnittinG Valentine’s Decoration! Isn’t it grogeous. I just LOVE it. Finger knitting is a great skill to teach kids – it teaches them to follow instructions and patterns. It supports concentration skills, as well as fine motor skills.. and once you know how to finger knit, it is like riding a bike! You will never forget how to do it.. and make more and more and more finger knitting “sausages”. So if you need a new finger knitting idea.. read on!
We have lots more great and ecclectic Valentine’s Decorations for you to browse here!
Finger Knitting Valentine Decoration
Thank you, Maggy, for having me as part of your 31 days of love series! I’m thrilled to share a finger knitting project — made with love — to spread the love, too.
Make the Finger Knit Valentine Decoration with me, today. I hope that you L-o-v-e g these as much as we do!
If you’re anything like me, we have have miles of finger knitting and what to do with it? Make a finger knit valetine decoration with extra finger knitting. If your kids have mastered this, I’m sure that there’s no short supply, right!? Plus: these are the easist project ever. All that you need for these is: finger knitting and wire!
Finger Knitting Valentine’s Decoration – Materials:
- Desired length of red finger knitting
How to finger knit a LOVE decoration
Begin by making a long finger knitting cord. As you finger knit. start wrapping it into the word “love” and see how much you still need. We are probably looking at round 60cm? You can learn to finger knit with the step by step finger knitting photo instructions from Willowday.com or watch the following finger knitting video.
Insert the metal wire through the middle of the finger knitting until the wire is completely covered. Cut and Tie off.
Twist L O V E with the wire and you’re ready
If you don’t already know how to finger knit, my daugher can show you how to do this. HERE I also know that Maggy’s done
I My name is Gina. My blog is willowday where I share very simple projects for every day creativity, often made at my kitchen table and the world aroudn us. I’m an American illustratior and designer living in Sweden, beteween the city and the sea, raising an international and ecclectice family of thinkers, makers+movers in Sweden who inspire me daily.
More great ideas from Gina:
Make your own GUESS WHO (printable)
And super cute Balloon Valentine’s Card