Ten t-shirt yarn projects you will want to make right away. Includes DIY crochet hexagon rugs, a clutch purse with fringing (love!) and two crochet storage tubs. Learn how to make t shirt yarn using our tutorial and start on these projects now!

How to make T shirt yarn

10 t-shirt yarn projects

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Macrame wall hanging

Embrace the macrame comeback knots and all! Use t-shirt yarn to make this funky deep blue wall hanging. You can buy the pattern from Hippie Moments here.

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Triangle design crochet basket

Ace the mid-year organisation report with a set of handmade t-shirt yarn storage baskets. With a set of these circular holders your making corner and pass with flying colours.

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Macramé plant hanger

Ideal for brightening up indoor spaces or prettifying the porch, nothing says 'boss succulent collector' as well as neon plant hangers. Learn how to make your own with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

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Chunky crochet stool cover

Use fabric of t-shirt yarn to make a cushty stool cover following Micah Makes's tutorial.

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Cat basket

Knock, Knock!
It's Hans!
Han's off my kitten!
Treat kitty to a cool home pod made entirely from t-shirt yarn.

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Crochet clutch purse with fringe

We do love fringing! Make a statement fashion accessory with El Bigote y la Coronade Mamá. (Translation required) T-shirt yarn never looked so good.

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Simple storage tubs

Chunky crochet storage baskets for craft supplies: small enough to pop on your sewing table and large enough for storing all sorts!

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Yarn chandelier

What do you get when you cross an embroidery hoop with a ball of yarn? A crafty chandelier! Upscale the DIY for big impact at weddings.

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DIY tshirt yarn rug

It’s the make your giant crochet hooks and t-shirt yarn has been waiting for. Learn how to make a crochet rug in six steps. Once you've mastered your yarn rug learn how to make a rag rug with our other free tutorial!


Spin yourself a spiral rug with Anne Weil's fun hula hoop loom technique. Try this genius idea in Mollie Makes 56.

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Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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