Ten Minute Cable Knit Trees to Last You Through Winter

The sweet folks at Lion Brand Yarn contacted us a few weeks ago to see if we would be interested in trying out a few of their products. Seriously? Pinch me now! We thought about it for half a second and quickly hopped over to their site to take a look at what they had to offer. 

I immediately fell in love with the Lofty Wool Blend yarn from the Martha Stewart Crafts Collection.  Just take a look at Snowdrift in all her soft and fluffy goodness.  So cuddly! 

Now, I don’t knit, but it just screamed cable knit sweater to me!  I instantly knew that it would be perfect to make a cable knit tree for Christmas!  This was one of the easiest and quickest crafts I have made in a long time and I am so in love with it!  It literally took me ten minutes to make it… no joke!  

Here is what you will need… 

Martha Stewart Lofty Wool Blend Yarn in Snowdrift

Styrofoam Cone

Finial or Ornament for the Top { you can find a similar one here }

Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks 

Step One. Glue the first layer of yarn to your styrofoam cone (make sure you leave a little at the start tucked under the bottom). 

Step Two.  Wrap all the way up the cone.  You need to cover the styrofoam, but don’t wrap too tight or your tree won’t be “fluffy”.  When you get to the top, glue down the ends.

Step Three. Glue your finial or ornament to the top and you are done!  Crazy easy and just so pretty! 

Here she is with our ribbon tree that we showed you a few weeks ago.  You can find the tutorial here. I also had to include a starfish, a jute wrapped ornament, and more shine and glitter to the mix.  Just perfect for my Coastal Christmas decor.  The best thing about these trees is that after Christmas is over I can keep them out all winter! 

Hope you guys are enjoying all of the joy that the holidays bring!

Take care!


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Trish Flake

Hey y'all! I am Trish and the creative voice behind Uncommon Designs. I adore party planning, holiday celebrations, and all things crafty! I am so excited to share my creative adventures with you!

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  1. says

    Some more great trees for the “tree” lady. Love the yarn one too. Also like the idea that you can keep these out all winter, so I’ll be making a few. Thanks again for sharing your creativity over at Sunday’s Best. Thought I was following you and found out I wasn’t, so now a follower!

  2. says

    What a gorgeous vignette at your front door :-)

    Thank-you so much for joining up to our Pin’Inspiration Thursday Party. You have helped to make it a real success!

    Happy follower, would love if you popped by and grabbed a button :-)

  3. Francie Workman says

    You have so many wonderful ideas! I love them. One little problem: I clicked on the tutorial link for the ribbon tree, and got an error. :-(

  4. Kathy H. says

    I have tons of heavy cardboard thread cones I could use instead of investing in styrofoam. Do you think they would work well also?


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