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Ombre Tassel Garland

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I love tassels. And I love garlands. Why not marry them in a fun ombre pattern, right? This little tassel garland craft was really easy and I am pretty much in love with how it turned out. I have draped a few of these all over the house, y'all! See how easy it is to make your own ombre tassel garland, below. 
Ombre Tassel Garland
I'm *slightly* obsessed with yarn crafts lately. I actually grew up with yarn crafts and they always hold a special spot in my heart (my great aunt had me making those plastic canvas tissue box covers by the truckload at an early age). This ombre tassel garland is my new obsession...I can't quit making them! Check out the complete tutorial below.

Ombre Tassel Garland

The tassel garland that is pictured here is currently in my office space. But, I'm working on a fun one for the mantel now...because I just can't get enough of these things. And self striping yarn makes these a walk in the park.
Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
This tassel garland starts with simple little yarn tassels...and the method for stringing them up is simple.


Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.

Supplies for a Tassel Garland

The trick to the ombre pattern is using a self-striping yarn. This is much more cost-effective than using multiple skeins of yarn (unless you've just got a stash you're trying to use up). Here are all of the supplies you'll need (it's not much, y'all!):



Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.

Making Your Tassel Garland:

I made a whole bunch of tassels for this. Just determine the length you want your garland to be and make the amount of tassels you'll need...not a big rhyme or reason to this part. The tassels I made are 5" each. Just be sure to make them all the same length and thickness.

You'll start your garland by making your tassels. NOT SURE HOW TO MAKE A TASSEL? See my tutorial here or the video below:



Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
Once you've made all of your tassels, grab that blunt needle that's just waiting for this project. Line your tassels up in their ombre order.

Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
I actually made my tassels with the top loop (which is usually used for hanging), but it's not actually necessary since this is for a garland (but that's just how I always make my tassels). You will use your needle and yarn thread and push it through the top of each tassel, making sure to catch all of the pieces. The tassels will be easy to move along the yarn once threaded.


Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
Gently pull your tassels apart to space them as you want them.

Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
If you're like me and made your tassels with the top loop, go through and snip them off now...the threaded yarn will hold the tassel in place perfectly.

Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
Fun, huh? It's neat to watch the self-striping yarn work. I love the variation!

Ombre Tassel Garland | Cute garlands that are easy to create using a self-striping yarn. Fun and simple photo tutorial.
Use the ends of your long piece of yarn to hand your tassel garland up. Now, I think I'll go make a rainbowish one with my other yarn! 

Addictive, I tell ya.

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