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How to make a cozy yarn wreath

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Here’s a cozy, quick, and easy sweater wreath

white chunky knit sweater wreath with little glitter house

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Do you love chunky knit sweater wreaths but don’t know how to knit? That’s how I feel so I found a simple way to make one without knitting. One of the (many) things I want to learn is how to knit and have a local friend who’s going to teach me soon. But in the meantime I’ll fake it with this wreath.

wreath made with soft chunky knit yarn

Supplies needed

All you need for this super simple project are three things:

Well, you’ll need scissors too but you probably already have those. 

skein of chunky yarn and wreath form with scissors

How to make a no-knit sweater wreath

I made a video and added it to my new YouTube channel if you’re interested. You can view it here → Video – How to make a no-knit sweater wreath  

The video also shows up automatically in this post if you don’t have ads/videos turned off in your settings. 

Here are the steps:

  1. Find the end of your yarn and attach it to the wreath with a pin.
  2. Wrap the yarn around the wreath until it’s covered.
  3. Snip the yarn with your scissors and secure with a pin or two. 
  4. Add any embellishments you like. Here are a few suggestions:

Make a bow from pretty plaid ribbon and attach it.

sweater wreath with red and white checked bow

Add a small glitter house.

white chunky knit sweater wreath with little glitter house

Attach a holiday decoration or ornament to it. 

white chunky knit sweater wreath with acorn embellishment

Wrap a ribbon around it.

white sweater wreath with green ribbon and acorn ornament

The sky’s the limit on what you can do with it, or you can leave it as is for a simple, minimalist wreath. 

shop for cozy Christmas items

Here’s a printable tutorial for you.

Yield: 1

Author: Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge

Estimated cost: $18

How to make a no-knit sweater wreath

prep time: perform time: 15 hourtotal time: 15 H

Here’s a cozy sweater wreath that’s quick and easy to make.



  1. Find the end of the yarn skein and pin it to the foam wreath.
  2. Wrap the yarn around the wreath, continuing until it’s completely covered.
  3. Using sharp scissors, cut the yarn and pin the end of it to the back of the wreath.
  4. Embellish with a bow, paper house, ribbon, or decor of your choice.

Recommended Products:

Chunky knit yarn

My favorite fabric scissors

Glitter House Ornament

Created using Craft Card Maker

Isn’t that an easy diy? Let me know if you make one and send me a picture!

Here are a few more simple diy projects.

DIY wine bottle luminaries

wine bottle luminaries

Beginners’ guide to making your own candles

homemade candle in a blue willow mug

DIY driftwood succulent planter

succulents in a diy driftwood planter

DIY  framed hanging botanical art 

fireplace mantel with botanical floral prints and vintage decor

Thanks so much for dropping by.


  1. Thanks, i like this wreath and not too hard to make, but, different!I pinned so i could be sure of how to do it.

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