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CD Weaving

Practice motor skills while creating a gorgeous woven piece!

Materials



Friendship Thread

CD

Various Yarn and Thread

Plastic Needle

Scissors

Tape

Instructions



Step  1.

Gather your materials.

Step  1.

Gather your materials.

Step  2.

Create a loop on the end of white paracord. Slip it through the center of a CD and tape to secure.

Step  2.

Create a loop on the end of white paracord. Slip it through the center of a CD and tape to secure.

Step  3.

Wrap the white paracording around the CD. Slip the end through the center and back around 9 times. Do your best to make the sections even.

Step  3.

Wrap the white paracording around the CD. Slip the end through the center and back around 9 times. Do your best to make the sections even.

Step  4.

Trim the excess and tape the end to secure.

Step  4.

Trim the excess and tape the end to secure.

Step  5.

Thread a large plastic needle with friendship thread.

Step  5.

Thread a large plastic needle with friendship thread.

Step  6.

Pull about 4 inches through to one side.

Step  6.

Pull about 4 inches through to one side.

Step  7.

Tie the other end of the friendship thread to the paracording on the bottom of the CD.

Step  7.

Tie the other end of the friendship thread to the paracording on the bottom of the CD.

Step  8.

Pull the thread through the center to the front and begin weaving over and under the parcording.

Step  8.

Pull the thread through the center to the front and begin weaving over and under the parcording.

Step  9.

When you’re near the end of the friendship thread, remove the needle.

Step  9.

When you’re near the end of the friendship thread, remove the needle.

Step  10.

Tie the end of the friendship thread to the next piece of string you are using. We chose to use yarn.

Step  10.

Tie the end of the friendship thread to the next piece of string you are using. We chose to use yarn.

Step  11.

Thread the yarn through the plastic needle.

Step  11.

Thread the yarn through the plastic needle.

Step  12.

Pull the yarn through the center to the front and begin weaving over and under the parcording.

Step  12.

Pull the yarn through the center to the front and begin weaving over and under the parcording.

Step  13.

Repeat with different kinds and colors of string and cording.

Step  13.

Repeat with different kinds and colors of string and cording.

Step  14.

When you are happy with your design and you’ve almost reached the end of the cording, create a loop with the cording, then slide it under the closest paracord loop.

Step  14.

When you are happy with your design and you’ve almost reached the end of the cording, create a loop with the cording, then slide it under the closest paracord loop.

Step  15.

Pull the needle all the way through and repeat until the cording is secure.

Step  15.

Pull the needle all the way through and repeat until the cording is secure.

Step  16.

Tie the yarn around the paracording.

Step  16.

Tie the yarn around the paracording.

Step  17.

Cut off any excess yarn.

Step  17.

Cut off any excess yarn.

Step  18.

Your woven CD is now complete!

Step  18.

Your woven CD is now complete!