Woven Ornament

If you’re looking for a fun Christmas ornament, this Woven Ornament is perfect! It is an easy to make handmade ornament that you can whip up in 30 minutes or less! You can hang it on your tree, use it to decorate a handmade gift, or give it as a gift itself! Have fun whipping up these simple wooden ornaments and you’ll feel ready for the Holidays in no time!

And if you really want to feel ready for the holidays, scroll down to the bottom of this page and you’ll find a whole list of other designers with projects designed to get you holiday-ready, PLUS a special giveaway! Be sure to comment here and on all the projects linked below to enter!

Woven Christmas Ornament from 30 Minute Crafts .com

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To make this Woven Ornament you will need:
Wooden Ornament Base from Purl and Loop (buy the ornament base on Amazon)
Embroidery Floss
Long Head Pin

supplies for woven ornament

Start by cutting of a length of embroidery floss. Usually from your fingers to your nose is a good working length. Tie a knot at one end.

tie a knot to start the woven ornament

Pick a hole, and come up. Then go across and go back down. Come up next to where you went down. If this sounds confusing, don’t worry! There are excellent instructions in the kit!

add thread

Keep going all the way around, going in a spiral.

add all the way around

When you end, you’ll end in the last hole. It will feel awkward, but this is perfect.

end in the last hole of the woven ornament

Bring your needle to the middle, and you can start your weave! Over, under, over, under, over, under…

start weaving

When you want to add a new color, you can tie it in from the back.

change colors

Keep weaving until your ornament is full.

keep weaving

Then you can tie it off on the back.

tie off on back

To add a hook, use a long headpin. Insert it from the back.

inset head pin

Then you can use pliers to make the loop.

make hanging loop

Add a ribbon, and your woven ornament is ready to hang!

finished woven ornament

If you want to do some more Christmas prep, be sure to click on each designer’s name to check out their awesome project!

Rita Barakat

Eileen Hull

Betz Golden

Joe Rotella

Yolie Burke

Midge and Madge

Susan Hiles

Michelle Wells

Candy Rosenberg

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  1. Michelle Wells says

    Lovely ornament! Such skill

  2. Sharon Gullikson says

    Oh, I LOVE wood. And I love yarn crafts. I will have to try this. ANY design can be achieved, it seems. NICE idea.

  3. So pretty Carolina thanks for doing this!!!

  4. Love a unique ornament! Great job!

  5. Carla Hundley says

    Wow, how neat!
    Lots of weaving
    here, but so pretty.
    Carla from Utah

  6. Mary Ann McMillin says

    TYFS and doing The Christmas Comes Early Hop, Love this Ornament Love & (((HUGS)))

  7. Mary Ann McMillin says

    TYFS and doing the Hop, I Love this Ornament !!!

  8. This is so unique and fun! A prefect addition to the tree!

  9. Karen Riegle says

    Now I’m thinking of ways to decorate the wood as well!

  10. Karen Riegle says

    Now I’m thinking of ways to decorate the wood.

  11. Joanne Wiggins says

    Love your ornament and what a great way to show off your embroidery skills.

  12. Adorable

  13. Such a beautiful idea!

  14. Donna Budzynski says

    So clever! Did you drill the holes for this? So pretty!

  15. Tammy Rutledge says

    I love crafts that are quick and easy. These would make nice gifts for the holidays.

  16. Love the wooden ornament.

  17. very cute

  18. this is easy enough for my grandkids to make.

  19. Interesting idea! I’ve never seen these wooden ornament bases before. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Cheryl A Myers says

    Very pretty homespun type ornament!

  21. Cheryl A Myers says

    Beautiful homespun type ornament

  22. What a cute idea. I could see working on these all year round while watching tv.

  23. Shirley Ventresca says

    Truly neat idea! Thank you for sharing!
    P.S. Joe sent me!

  24. Nice Ornament!!

  25. Mindy Chemacki says

    I love this unique idea! I’m a fan of Plaid too. Joe sent me.

  26. Christine welch says

    Love the ornament! ❤️

  27. Tamiko McCurry says

    totally super cute! I love the wood too, definitely worth trying a few times.. ok 1 dozen.. 🙂 TFS

  28. Jennifer Dubell says

    How pretty!!

  29. I bet this would be so relaxing to make. Nice project.

  30. What a pretty ornament! It would make a great decorative piece on napkin rings for a holiday table!

  31. How cute is that! I love the weaving look!

  32. What a cute ornament

  33. Tracy Steinbach says

    Joe sent me!!! What a fantastic ornament!!! I would love to try this.

  34. Cindy Holmes says

    Very unique and beautiful ornament! I really love the weaving affect of it! And that you used wood for the base of it too!

  35. Adorable ornament, Caroline!! I love how the wood and the thread come together to create such a lovely piece!!

  36. This is such a lovely piece, Caroline! I love how the wood and the blended together….with your skill, of course, to create such a lovely ornament!

  37. love wood ornaments, yours is special thank you for sharing

  38. Patti La Bombard says

    What a cute little ornament. Joe sent me!

  39. I love this! Simple and doesn’t make a mess but the finished project is adorable. This one seems so fun!

  40. Great idea. I am definitely going to try this one.

  41. just clever. too cute. Joe sent me.

  42. Jennifer Dubell says

    This is so cool!

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