How to Make Yarn Lollipops

You can make a fun craft with red and white yarn – a lollipop on a stick. In this lesson you will learn how to make a yarn lollipop ornament.

Yarn Lollipop Ornament

Lollipop ornament

Total Time: 30 minutes

Step 1: Take threads of different colors

Two Threads

First measure the threads to make the lollipop. Cut the red and white threads to a length of about 2 meters when folded twice.

Step 2: Twist the thread

Twisted Threads

Put a drop on a thick sheet of paper. Fix the tips of the red and white threads, folded in half, to each other.

Step 3: Use PVA glue

The Twisted Yarn on the Glue

You are going to make a lollipop out of twisted threads that will be glued to thick paper. Start by applying PVA glue around the circumference.

Step 4: Spin the threads in a circle

Twisted Threads in a Circle

Twist the red and white threads together. Then place them in a circle on a piece of paper. The paper should be covered with glue.

Step 5: Finish twisting the threads in a circle

All Twisted Threads in a Circle

Gradually apply the glue around the circle and continue to form your candy from the threads.

Step 6: Fix the the thread ends

Circle of Threads

Create the desired diameter of the craft. Hide the ends of the threads under the main circle and glue them.

Step 7: Apply the scissors

The Circle of Yarn on the Cut Paper

Wait for the glue to dry. Then carefully cut out the piece of candy in a circle with scissors.

Step 8: Take a wooden skewer

Wooden Skewer on a Circle of Threads

Make another of the same blank out of thread. Then fix it to a stick. Fix a wooden skewer to the wrong side of a piece.

Step 9: Connect the two pieces

Lollipop from Threads

Apply glue to one part of the lollipop and attach the second part. You should get a yarn lollipop similar to the one in the photo.


  • white and red yarn;
  • thick paper or cardboard.


  • scissors;
  • PVA glue;
  • a wooden skewer or toothpick.

Materials and Tools for Lollipop
Materials and tools

This craft is suitable for children’s games or decorations. You can make many lollipops of different colors.

DIY Yarn Lollipop Ornament
Author: Marina Makarova