+40 Easy DIY Christmas crafts to make with yarn!

I love Christmas yarn crafts of all sorts! Since I have a feeling I’m not alone about that I have gathered a bunch of Christmas and winter-related yarn crafts in this post!

Of course, I couldn’t keep myself from adding some knitting and some crochet projects. But there are also a bunch of fun and easy DIYs that you can whip up fast or make with your kids. I dare to say that there’s a Christmas yarn craft for everyone in here 🙂 Enjoy!

Christmas Yarn Crafts – 40 crafts to make!

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Mini pompom garland

This super cute mini pompom garland from Sustain my Craft Habit can be used in so many ways! It’s also easy to make, and it’s a good chance you already have the supplies needed on hand.

This mini pompom garland from red yarn makes a fun and cute decoration for christmas.

Pretty decorated snowballs

Make some fun and easy yarn ball ornaments to decorate your home! Add some string and hang them in your tree or put them in a bowl to decorate your table.

The instructions can be downloaded for free from Lion Brand Yarn. If you need to buy the materials to make the ornaments, you can easily get them as a kit on the same page.
Get the instructions and supplies here!

Festive mice decorations

How adorable are these festive mice from Amanda Berry?! This isn’t a quick and dirty craft, but one that you can enjoy making and using for a long time

These festive mice is a Christmas yarn craft that you can enjoy for a long time.

DIY snowball fight kit

You can do so much with pompoms! Like this fun DIY snowball fight kit created by Nikki who runs the blog Tikkido. Let’s throw some snowballs indoors this Christmas!

A DIY snow ball fight kit made of white and light grey yarn will be a hit with the kids this Holiday!

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Make a wreath from pompoms!

I love this pompom wreath from Tikkido! A little gingerbread house in a forest of polka threes, does it get any sweeter than that?

A Christmas wreath made of pompoms and a felt gingerbread house

Cute mitten gift tag

Make a faux knit mitten to embellish your Christmas gifts or decorate your home for the Holidays! This little mitten was created by Tikkido.

I love the look of that wrapping paper! I didn’t find this exact one, but Amazon has a super cute one with knitted cables on. Click here to take a look!

Make some faux knit mitten gift tags to embellish your gift this season.

Cute yarn ball ornaments

Yarn balls as Christmas baubles, what a perfect match! Want to make your own? Get the tutorial at Where the Smiles Have Been, there are actually two ways to do this cuties…

Yarn ball ornaments with tiny knitting needles attached to them

Knit Christmas trees

Knit a Christmas tree, or make a whole forest of these cute little trees designed by Squibblybups. The pattern is available for purchase as a digital download at LoveCrafts

Christmas yarn craft: mini hats

These mini yarn hats from Drugstore Divas is a quick and cute yarn craft that could be used for a number of things! Make some red ones to hand in the Christmas tree or add them to your Holiday table settings!

Modern Yarn Christmas Tree

This yarn Christmas tree from Champagne and Sugarplums is easy to do (only three steps!), it looks good, and the supplies are cheap. A perfect Christmas Yarn Craft!

A modern style yarn Christmas tree made from yarn.

Yarn wrapped Christmas tree ornament

How cute is this tiny Christmas tree? Get the tutorial at I Heart Crafty Things and start wrapping!

A little X-mas tree made from yarn and twigs.

Cute crochet snowman pillow

This crochet snowman pillow is a cute addition to your holiday decorations! Learn how to crochet the pillow and embroider the face with cross-stitch in only one day at Elle Marie Home!

A crochet snowman pillow embellished with cross stitch

Adorable pompom penguins

Let’s make some penguins! Get the tutorial for how to make this cute winter craft at Red Ted Art

Stylish Holiday yarn wreath

This stylish holiday yarn wreath from Chicken Scratch NY is wrapped with red yarn and embellished with white flowers with jingle bells in the center! How cute!

A stylish holiday wreath in red with white flowers

Super cute pompom wool ornaments!

These pompom ornaments from Lovely Indeed is too cute not to make, I love the bright colors!

Super cute pompom ornaments from Lovely Indeed

Ho, ho, ho Santa ornament

If you’re into cross stitch this cute little pillow ornament may be something for you! You find the pattern at Annie’s Craft Store

Christmas yarn crafts comes in all shapes, here a Santa pillow ornament

Make Yule goats from wool and cardboard!

These yarn-wrapped Yule goats are such fun decorations for Christmas, I bet they are fun to make too! Get the printable template and instructions over at One Mamas Daily Drama

Yarn wrapped Yule goat a fun Christmas yarn craft to make and decorate with

Finger knit red hearts

Have some fun with your kids and finger knit these cute hearts created by Red Ted Art together. You will knit up a bunch of these in no time!

Finger knit these cute hearts with your kids

Crochet a Santa Mickey

Crochet some Christmassy Mickeys, you get the pattern for the Santa Mickey for free at Red Ted Art.

Crochet santa mickey

Knit a colorful garland

Love a whimsical Christmas tree? Learn how to knit this joyful garland at Dukes and Duchesses

Knit a colorful garland for your Christmas tree this year!

Fun and easy kid craft

Paper threading is a fun and easy activity for kids, get the instructions on how to make this Christmas Tree at DIY Thought

Paper threading is an fun and easy craft for kids to make

Easy yarn wreath ornament

These mini wreaths from Red Ted Art look adorable. Plus, the wreaths are easy enough to make with your kids!

Cute Little Christmas yarn wreaths to make

Christmas yarn crafts for kids

These cute Santa and snowman ornaments from Dukes and Duchesses are easy to make with the kids.

Fun yarn Chirstmas crafts for kids

Yarn wrapped star ornament

Make some yarn wrapped stars to hang in the tree with your kids. Instructions are found at Red Ted Art

wrapped stars are an easy Christmas yarn craft

Gnome cupcake toppers

Let these gnome cupcake toppers enlighten your Christmas dessert table! Designed by Dukes and Duchesses

Granny square Christmas stockings

These crochet granny square Christmas stockings from Live the Old Way would look beautiful on a mantelpiece in a rustic home this Christmas!

Granny square Christmas stockings

Pompom tassel ornaments

I really like these ornaments created by Sum of Their Stories, they have a little bit of everything! Pompoms, yarn tassels, beads, and upcycled spools in a whimsical combination.

Spool knit a snowman

The lovely snowman ornament is created by Needelpointers. Spool knitting is a kind of knitting I haven’t tried yet, it looks fun!

Spool knitted snowman

Christmas Yarn Crafts at it’s best: Christmas Bauble Ornaments

These adorable knit Christmas bauble designs from Little Red Window are perfect decorations for any yarn lover! Make your Christmas tree look cozy for the cold season, use them as stocking fillers or hostess gifts. A quick and fun little Christmas knit 🙂

Easy nativity scene yarn dolls

These adorable nativity scene yarn dolls from Catholic Icing are easy to do with inexpensive materials, I bet you have most of them at home already!

diy yarn doll nativity scene

Yarn baby Jesus and manger

This baby Jesus in a soft manger is adorable! Head over to Catholic Icing and learn how to make your own baby Jesus and his manger. It’s both fast and easy!

Diy baby Jesus in his manger

Kid-friendly Christmas yarn craft

Yarn wrapping is a kid-friendly form of crafting. This Christmas tree ornament from Easy Crafts for Kids is no exception!

Christmas yarn craft for kids and adults, a cute little Christmas tree

Crochet a Santa hat blanket!

This Santa blanket is crocheted in moss stitch, get the tutorial for how to make this Christmassy blanket at Elle Marie Home

Santa hat crochet blanket

Yarn ball ornaments

Yarn balls in the Christmas tree, I love it! (Bet my kitten will too…) These sweet Christmas yarn ball ornaments, created by Craft Create Cook, is also an upcycle of used bottle caps, it’s a win-win 🙂

Christmas yarn craft ball ornament

Flutterby crochet Christmas stocking

The Flutterby crochet Christmas stocking from Crochet Life is made from a bunch of crochet squares. No need for toe or heel shaping is required which makes this a pretty easy crochet project!

A crochet christmas stocking

Needlepoint Christmas Wreath

Make a cute little wreath on plastic canvas to decorate your home or embellish gifts for the Holidays. You find the tutorial and the materials needed at NeedlePointers.

Needlepoint Christmas Wreath

Yarn wrapped Santa letters

A yarn-wrapped monogram letter is the perfect personalized ornament. These letters wrapped in Santa style is made by Elle Marie Home.

Yarn wrapped Santa monogram letters

Fabric and pompom Christmas angel

Learn how to make this adorable Christmas angel to decorate your tree this during the Holidays, free pattern and tutorial at La Creative Mama

How to make a fabric and yarn Christmas angel

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Christmas Yarn Crafts – 40 crafts to make!