How do you make a yarn lei with your fingers?

How do you finger yarn?

Slip the end of a ball of yarn between your thumb and index finger, pinching to anchor the yarn as you knit. Then loop the yarn around your pinkie finger and weave it through your fingers. Loop the yarn around your index finger completely, and weave it toward your pinkie. Make a full loop around your four fingers.

How much yarn do I need for a lei?

Supplies: “Eyelash” yarn (at least 50 yards per lei) 4 feet of 3/8″ grosgrain ribbon.

How do you make a lei out of yarn?

Finger Knit Yarn Leis – Tutorial

  1. Take the end of the yarn, and place it in the palm of your hand (coming from the back of your hand to the front). …
  2. Wrap the yarn around all four fingers (going from the back of your hand to the front), positioning the yarn just above the loops on your fingers. …
  3. Repeat with all four fingers.


What type of yarn is best for finger knitting?

I would look at using an Aran, DK or Chunky yarn for children’s finger knitting. If they are looking at making something like a headband or necklace I would use the Aran or DK as they are finer and much more delicate in the final product.

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What type of yarn is used for finger knitting?

Working with bulky yarn produces the best results (the yarn in the sample is T-shirt yarn), but you can hold two strands of worsted weight yarn together for a similar look. Using one strand still works, but the knitted cord is a lot looser and doesn’t have the density that some projects need.

What can you do with yarn and your fingers?

Finger Knit Bunny – A Wonderful Thought.

  1. Finger Knit Pouf – Club Crafted. Chunky Finger Knit Pillow – Design Sponge. Finger Knit Rope Trivet – Flax And Twine. …
  2. Finger Knit Beanie – Red Ted Art. Finger Knit Infinity Scarf – Hello Glow. …
  3. Rococo Finger Knit Wigs – Willow Day. Finger Knitted Octopus – Hello Wonderful.