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How to Make a Natural Christmas Decoration

December 19, 2011

How to make a natural Christmas decorationI’d like to be able to give you a step by step guide on how to weave these willow and wool natural Christmas decorations, but I wouldn’t know where to begin!

Basically it’s a very simple weaving activity and if you’d like to have a go at making it, just look very carefully at the photo above and copy it. All you need are pieces of freshly cut willow trimmed to your desired size  (ours are around 30cm) and some red wool to tie them together.

How to make a natural Christmas decorationWe were given one of these by a (then) 12 year old friend of the family who’d made it himself as a Christmas gift for our family.  We’ve been making them as small gifts for friends every year since.

How to make a natural Christmas decorationWhat do you think, will you give it a go?