A fleece tie blanket is without doubt one of the best no-sew crafts for kids, teenagers and adults. It’s a easy, cheap venture made by slicing, tying and knotting collectively two items of fleece. So, should you’re trying to train your creativity, add this tie blanket to your checklist of initiatives, particularly as soon as it’s time for winter crafts. Whether or not you buy a package or begin with your individual cloth, the top result’s a mushy, cute and warm blanket.
For this venture, we used two yards of the Rainbow Blizzard Fleece and the Mint Blizzard Solid Fleece from Joann. The material is mushy, heat and manageable for slicing and tying. Heavy fleece, like anti-pill polar fleece, could also be too thick for this venture. Two yards is good for adults and one yard works for kids.
The way to Make a Fleece Tie Blanket:
Step 1: Measure and reduce 5 x 5-inch squares.
Begin by layering the fleece on a desk or craft floor. Be certain that each coordinating items are appropriately aligned on high of one another. Minimize a 5 x 5-inch sq. out of every nook of the blanket. These cut-out squares assist make the corners neat as soon as the ties are completed. Plus, they’ll aid you create the lengths of fringes across the blanket.
Observe: Be sure you reduce by each layers of fleece.
Step 2: Minimize five-inch slits, each one inch.
You wish to make a 1 x 5-inch fringe across the complete fringe of the fleece blanket. Because of this every strip ought to be the identical size because the starter sq. (5 inches). Use a yardstick to house out the cuts each inch. The yardstick may also assist to maintain the cuts straight. You wish to reduce five-inch slits on all 4 sides of the blanket.
Step 3: Tie the fringes.
Right here’s how one can tie the fringes. Repeat this course of for each reduce.
- Pull the perimeter over your finger.
- Push the perimeter by the loop.
- Pull the top by to create a knot. Proceed pulling till totally tightened.
Elective: Tie a double knot should you suppose your fundamental knots received’t maintain.
Step 4: Proceed tying the perimeter.
Preserve tying the items of fleece collectively till you end all 4 sides. Then, your new tie blanket is completed!
And if you need much more DIYs for newbie and professional crafters alike, take a look at the GH Stitch Club, the place we present you how one can crochet, knit and extra!
Mariah Thomas (she/her) is an assistant editor for Good Housekeeping, the place she covers house and life-style content material. Mariah has greater than 4 years of editorial expertise, having written for TLC, Condominium Remedy, Girls’s Well being and Avocado Journal. She obtained her grasp’s diploma in journalism on the Craig Newmark Graduate Faculty of Journalism and revealed her first ebook, Heart and Soul: Poems of Thoughts and Emotions, in 2019. She’s additionally the founding father of RTF Community a platform for creatives of color to connect, learn and showcase their work.