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Easy Geometric Hand-Stitched Wooden Ornaments

Looking for an easy ornament DIY with a bit of funk and originality? You’ve come to the right place! Today I’m sharing a simple tutorial for hand-stitched wooden Christmas ornaments using yarn scraps and pre-made wooden shapes. Keep reading to check out the instructions.

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Stitched wooden ornament 1

Here’s what you’ll need for your ornaments:

  • Pre-cut wooden shapes
  • Yarn scraps
  • Electric drill with 1/8 inch drill bit
  • Embroidery needle
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Small piece of scrap wood

Stitched wooden ornament 2

Begin by marking the spots that you plan to drill holes. For this design, I marked 6 equidistant dots around the perimeter, 1 in the middle, and 6 surrounding the center dot.

Stitched wooden ornament 3

Carefully drill through all of the dots. Use a piece of fine grit sandpaper to smooth any rough edges.

Stitched wooden ornament 4

Tie a loop at the end of one of your pieces of scrap yarn, as shown above. This will become the hanger for your ornament.