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Spell out an arty sign with nail and yarn!
Our friends are opening a new craft shop and we offered to help out by crafting up some sign and what better way to show off the wool selection than with some wool art.

Posted by tom./ from London, United Kingdom • Published See tom./'s 22 projects »
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  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 1
    Step 1

    To start, you'll need a square of wood.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mark the middle of the wood with chalk and section off into quarters.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 3
    Step 3

    Hammer nails around the outline of the first and last squares.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sketch the shape of the letters inside the squares with chalk and then hammer nails around the outline.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 5
    Step 5

    Wrap the tail from a ball of yarn around the first nail of the outline rectangle and knot to secure.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 6
    Step 6

    We're going to fill in the outline of the letters on the first and last letter, so zig zag the yarn between the outline and edge of the letter.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 7
    Step 7

    Zig-zag the yarn back down to make a cross design.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 8
    Step 8

    Continue working your way around the outline and letter.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 9
    Step 9

    For larger areas you might have to zig zag several times between different nails to fill the area enough.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 10
    Step 10

    Keep going until you're happy with the design and then wrap the yarn around the outline of the letter several times to make it nice and distinct.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now hammer nails around just the outline of the second and third letters.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fill in the second and third letter with yarn.

  • How to make string art. Wool Art Sign - Step 13
    Step 13

    Fill in the outline of the final letter and you're done.

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