DIY T-Shirt Yarn Wall Hanging

Would you like to add some texture and color to one of your walls? Are your drawers and closets overflowing with old t-shirts? Are you trying to live a more no-waste lifestyle? Then you're in luck. Don't throw away your old shirts — create this stylish wall hanging with yarn made from them instead. Trifecta! Use t-shirt yarn just like regular yarn. You can knit, crochet, make a latch hook rug, and even create this trendy wall hanging with t-shirt yarn. Your friends and family will be surprised to know this started out as some old pullovers.

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Things You'll Need

  • Various colors of t-shirt yarn

  • Sharp scissors

  • Measuring tape

  • Dowel rod or branch

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Tip

Click here to find out how to make yarn from old t-shirts.

Step 1

Cut t-shirt yarn into 64-inch pieces.

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Step 2

Place the strips of yarn into your desired color design.

Step 3

Fold the strip of t-shirt yarn in half and wrap the loop around the top of the branch.

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(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Step 4

Thread the ends of the t-shirt yarn through the loop and pull tight.

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Step 5

Continue to loop each piece of the t-shirt yarn around the branch until you have created your desired design.

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Step 6

Cut a 25-inch piece of t-shirt yarn and tie it to each end of the branch.

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)

Beautiful!

(Image: Beth Huntington)
(Image: Beth Huntington)