DIY Yarn Art with Turbo Tacky Glue

Yarn art may look super intricate, but it’s surprisingly easy to make! Learn how to create DIY yarn art using Aleene’s Turbo Tacky Glue with this tutorial from Craft Box Girls. This simple craft uses a variety of yarns to create colorful wavy patterns for a bold piece of wall décor that’s begging to be displayed. What are you waiting for? Grab your glue, get in the zone, and make some unique yarn art! 

What you need:
  • Aleene’s Turbo Tacky Glue
  • Yarn, in a variety of colors
  • Scissors
  • Canvas
  • Tweezers (optional)

  • Step 1 Gather supplies for DIY yarn art

    Gather your materials for this DIY yarn art project! Select which colors of yarn you'd like to use Craft Box Girls used a bright rainbow palette for this project, but you can create any color scheme that fits your home décor best! 

    Step 2 Place yarn on canvas and secure with Turbo Tacky Glue

    Cut a few lengths of yarn from each color. Place a piece of yarn on the canvas and envision how you want your wavy DIY yarn art to look. Once you're satisfied with the placement, secure the yarn with a line of Turbo Tacky Glue. 

    Step 3 Glue yarn in place with Tacky Glue 

    Glue the next piece of yarn following the pattern of the first, and repeat until you've used all of the colors for your DIY yarn art. 

    Step 4 Repeat to cover canvas in wavy yarn patterns

    Repeat this process to cover your canvas in colorful yarn art! 

    Step 5 Leave white space if desired, trim excess

    Craft Box Girls also left a bit of white space on the canvas to make their DIY yarn art really pop! Once your canvas is full of colorful yarn, trim the excess with sharp scissors. 

    Step 6 Completed DIY yarn art

    Aleenes Turbo Tacky Glue dries super fast, so your DIY yarn art will be ready to display in no time! Admire your artwork and hang it on your wall for a piece of unique home décor! 

    Will you be making your own DIY yarn art? Show us how you use Turbo Tacky Glue for your arts & crafts and tag us on social media @AleenesDIY!

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