Yarn Love Bugs

Yarn Love Bugs

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Beginner
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information



  • Clover® Pom-Pom Maker, Large
  • Big Twist™ Yarns: Bumbleberry, Bright Rainbow, Premuim Peacock Stripes
  • Pipe cleaners in assorted colors
  • Paste-on eyes, 10mm
  • Cardstock
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks
  • Scissors


  1. With the Pom-Pom maker, open the arches on one side and wind the yarn around the arches. Repeat on the other side.
  2. Close the Pom-Pom maker arches, and cut the yarn down the grooves in the middle of each side.
  3. Tie a piece of yarn around the middle of the Pom-Pom maker, making sure it is tight. Open the Pom-Pom maker and pull off the Pom-Pom. Trim the Pom-Pom to desired shape.
  4. String a pipe cleaner through the middle of the Pom-Pom and fold it upward. Wrap the pipe cleaner around a pencil to create a spiral on both ends. Hot glue an eye on each end of the pipe cleaner.
  5. For Arms, hot glue pipe cleaners into the body of the bug.
  6. Cut out hearts out of cardstock and write message.
  7. Fold arms over heart message to hold in place.