St. Patrick's Day Crafts

The Leprechaun's Corsage

You don't have to be Irish to enjoy making and wearing this special green pin. Here's how to make a lucky leprechaun's corsage this St. Patrick's Day.

What You'll Need:

Embroidery needle

Thin green yarn



Acorn cap


Small safety pin

Thread the needle with a 5-inch length of green yarn. Wrap more yarn around a pencil thirty times. (Not too tight.)

Slip the threaded needle under the loops. Pull the pencil out. Tie the ends of the thread around the loops, and pull the knot tight.

Cut loops to make a pom-pom. Glue the bottom of the pom-pom into the acorn cap. Glue a safety pin to the back of the acorn cap.

Continue reading to learn how to make even more luck this St. Patrick's Day -- grow your own.

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