Yarn Wrapped Shamrock Craft for St. Patrick’s Day

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This cute St. Patrick’s Day decoration craft is super fun to make! After creating this St. Patrick’s Day craft you can use it to display for festive St. Patrick’s Day decor in your home.

yarn wrapped shamrock sign

With just a few inexpensive craft supplies this cute yarn wrapped craft can be created in just 30 minutes!

This super easy yarn wrapped shamrock sign is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day decor craft.

yarn wrapped shamrock craft

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This St. Patrick’s Day craft is perfect for preteens, teens, and even adults. Since this Shamrock craft is so easy to make and uses only inexpensive craft items, you could even make several of this easy St. Patrick’s Day craft to sell.

You can find all the supplies you need to make this Valentine Sign at the Dollar store, your favorite craft store or even Amazon.

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How to make a Yarn Wrapped Shamrock Sign for St. Patrick’s Day


  • jumbo craft sticks
  • green & white yarn
  • natural jute twine
  • ribbon
  • low temp glue gun and glue sticks
  • a piece of scrap cardboard
  • dark brown acrylic craft paint
  • paintbrush
  • paper towel
  • pencil
  • scissors
  • shamrock pattern



Gather all supplies. To create the sign, line up seven jumbo craft sticks on your work surface. Attach a jumbo craft stick to the top and bottom with a glue gun and glue sticks.

*you can use liquid craft glue for this project, but you’ll need to wait for it to dry between steps.

Basecoat the sign with watered down dark brown acrylic craft paint. Paint quickly and then remove the excess paint with a paper towel. This will give the craft sticks a stained appearance.

You can also use washable markers, crayon, or even colored pencil to color the jumbo craft sticks.

Download, print and cut out the shamrock pattern. Trace the shamrock onto a scrap of corrugated cardboard with a pencil. Carefully cut out the shamrock with scissors.

Gather several colors of yarn. We used green and white.

Tie the two ends of the yarn together in a knot and attach to the back if the cardboard shamrock with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Start wrapping both strands of yarn around the cardboard shamrock in a random fashion.

Continue wrapping and securing every fifth or sixth wrap with a small dot of glue. Keep on wrapping the yarn around the shamrock in a haphazard manner until you can no longer see any cardboard.

Tie the two ends of the yarn together in a knot and attach to the back if the cardboard shamrock with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Measure and cut a 12” length of natural jute twine with scissors.

Flip the sign over and attach the ends of the twine to top right and left-hand sides with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Attach the yarn wrapped shamrock to the craft stick sign with a glue gun and glue sticks.

Press down firmly in the center of the shamrock to make sure that adheres well.

Tie black gingham ribbon into a bow. Cut a notch from the ends of the ribbon tails to prevent fraying.

Attach to the top of the sign with a glue gun and glue sticks.

yarn wrapped clover sign

Enjoy your adorable St. Patrick’s Day sign!

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