Finger Knit Belts

Materials

  • Jelly Yarn, 1 ball each: Blue Taffy, Pink Peppermint Glow
  • Prym-Dritz Quick-Release Clip Buckle
  • Darice Self-Stick Gem Stickers: dolphin, butterfly
  • Craft glue

Tools

  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape or ruler

Directions

STEP 1

  • Use measuring tape to measure around kid’s waist.

STEP 2

  • With blue or pink yarn, make slip knot, leaving 8” length on end. Follow Steps 1-5 to cast on yarn.

Casting On

  • 1. Finger knit length of belt. Follow Steps 6-11 to finger knit. Make sure belt fits comfortably around waist.

Finger Knitting

  • 1. Bind off, leaving 8” length on end. Tie double-knot in last loop. Follow Steps 12-21 to bind off.

Binding Off

  • 1. Thread belt end on tapestry needle. Sew yarn on buckle end; tie knot and trim end. Repeat process for other belt end.
  • 2. Glue stickers on belt buckle. Let dry.

More Fun Stuff

  • 1. Create finger knit adornments for these unique hearts! Finger knit as explained above and glue onto fabric-covered foam hearts!
by Kathleen Greco for Jelly Yarns
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