Spooky (and Easy) Woven Halloween Moon Wreath

Turn inexpensive craft-store materials into a stylishly spooky Halloween wreath you can display either indoors or out.

A full moon always gets all the spooky Halloween attention. Give that full moon a run for it’s money with this easy DIY yarn-wrapped crescent moon wreath.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

In almost no time, and with the help of yarn and embroidery hoops, your front door or interior wall will be Halloween ready. This project can be made larger with items like hula hoops or even smaller with metal macrame rings.

Check out this episode of DIY This With Jennifer Perkins to watch how this project comes together.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Materials

  • large embroidery hoop
  • small embroidery hoop
  • hot glue and hot glue gun
  • stiffened craft felt
  • black yarn
  • scissors

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Take apart the embroidery hoops. With the larger hoop, use the one that has the hardware. For the smaller hoop, use the smooth hoop without the hardware. Set aside extra parts for another project.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Cover both hoops entirely with yarn. Join the hoops together at one side so the space between the two hoops begins to look like a crescent moon. Attach with more yarn or hot glue.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Once you have joined the two yarn covered hoops, begin wrapping both hoops in a random pattern with more yarn.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

There is no real rhyme, reason or pattern to the design. Add as many or as few wraps as you want.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Embellishments like felt stars and paper bats can be added to the wreath.

Photo by: Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins

Hang on a wall or door. Consider making a series with all the moon phases to hang all year long.

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