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August 3, 2013

Brunch Napkin Rings {2-in-1}

Brunch Napkin Rings {2-in-1} ~ How to easily make these 2-in-1 Napkin Rings/Placecards ~~ No need to know ANYTHING about knitting ! #loom #napkinrings #placecards #woolcrafts
I told you I have a new toy to play with ! A small round loom, which to me, is like magic :-)
I haven't knitted or crocheted in decades, yet I managed to make these cute Napkin Rings, using mainly the loom. Of course, I still need loads of practice {and some patterns I already have on Pinterest!}, but I am quite chuffed with the outcome of these.

I call them Brunch Napkin Rings as that is what I intended them to be - bright and cheerful and with the flower it is perfect to use for an outdoors Brunch/Lunch or any kind of Al Fresco meal.
The 2-in-1 is because of the obvious use - a Napkin ring and the second is that it serves as place"cards" or in this case numbers.

Brunch Napkin Rings {2-in-1} ~ How to easily make these 2-in-1 Napkin Rings/Placecards ~~ No need to know ANYTHING about knitting ! #loom #napkinrings #placecards #woolcrafts

Let's see what I did :

1.) I made a flower with the loom {full instructions inside the small round blue loom packet} and then I used the same loom {not going all round, starting one side and returning the other way at the last peg in the loom} and knitted a rectangular piece of about 15cm (6 inches) long
2.) Used wool to stitch the flower to the rectangular piece - front center
3.) I used wool again to stitch together the back  {I have since learnt that if you use the loom all round it will create a "pipe" - okay, that's how we learn}
4.) To make the numbers, I cut tiny pieces of burlap and wrote numbers on them with a permanent marker - this I glued onto the flower's center with my hot glue gun
5.) The finished product !
6 & 7.) This is the small round blue loom which I have used {I was making a flower in these pics}

With A Blast - Loom Fabric Flower

I think this is the prettiest flower I have made thus far using the loom {same method, I just used strips of fabric here instead of wool}

With A Blast: Brunch Napkin Rings {2-in-1}    No need to know ANYTHING about knitting !       #loom #napkinrings #crafts #placecards #woolcrafts

Bright, cheerful and ready for our Al Fresco meal !

{I am already thinking cup cozies, a scarf or three, leg warmers ... }

Brunch Napkin Rings {2-in-1} ~ How to easily make these 2-in-1 Napkin Rings/Placecards ~~ No need to know ANYTHING about knitting ! #loom #napkinrings #placecards #woolcrafts


  1. Cute! Daisies are one of my favorite flowers and your napkin rings remind me of them.

    Christy @ Creating a Beautiful Life

  2. I just love these - what a beautiful hostess gift these would make!!!!!!!
    Pinning them for sure!

  3. These are too cute!!! Love your project! Thanks for sharing!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft

  4. So cute! You are having a lot of fun with that loom thingy!

  5. I can crochet but have not crocheted anything in ages. These beautiful napkin rings make me want to get going with thread and needle again. Really lovely. I like the colours you used.

  6. How awesome, Linda!! I really like the strips of fabric one too! :)

  7. These are so sweet :)

    Thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays ...

  8. They are so pretty but the fabric one is outstanding, oh I would make hair clips for the girls if I had one :)

  9. Great napkin rings. So bright and cheerful. I love anything with flowers.

  10. Very cute and fun. Come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday on my blog Tues night it will be up and you can link

  11. Very the bright colors!

  12. Super cute! love it, so cheerful, perfect for this season!!! Thanks so much for sharing this with me at Bewitch Me & Titi! Hope to have you back next Sunday with another great share! Hope you are having a wonderful week!!!

    Cami @ TitiCrafty by Camila

  13. Cute! I love them!!! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop xo

  14. Hi these napkin rings look so bright and cheery. You did a great job creating these. I saw it on I gotta create.
    Julie from

  15. Thanks so much for sharing at Krafty Inspiration Thursday!
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Maria @ Krafty Cards etc.


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