Crafters rejoice! Yarn is simple to work with and inexpensive, yet packs a big punch! Whether you’re looking for creative table numbers, a backdrop for your ceremony, or the most adorable cake topper, look no further than your local craft store, where you can pick up skeins of yarn on sale at great prices. I am absolutely loving all of the creative ways you can incorporate yarn and string into your wedding—here’s 20 of our favorite yarn wedding ideas!
My favorite thing about these gorgeous yarn-wrapped table numbers? The fact that yarn and inexpensive papier-mache numbers can be so elegant!
Photo: Katie Stoops Photography
Yarn and twine do double-duty as both poms and vases in this fabulous centerpiece!
Photo: Sarah Yates Photography
These cross-stitched and embroidered invitations may just be too much to handle! I’m completely in love.
Photo: Apryl Ann Photography
Ombre L-O-V-E yarn-wrapped letters? Be still my heart! Get the how-to at My Sister’s Suitcase.
Photo: My Sister’s Suitcase
This string art seating chart may just be too much awesome to handle. Also, easy to change with last-minute guest shuffles!
Photo: Caro Weiss
A ceremony backdrop made of yarn and PVC piping may not be a DIY project to be taken lightly, but the result is absolutely amazing!
Photo: Tyler Branch Photo
We absolutely love the idea of transforming inexpensive thrift store chargers by covering them in shades of yarn matching your color palette. Carter & Cook Event Company teaches us how!
Photo: Jill Thomas
Embroidery hoops are fabulous decor when wrapped with yarn, string, or even baker’s twine!
Photo: Megan Hartley Photography
How fun and colorful are these yarn-wrapped canvases? The effect is magical, and I love how easily adaptable to any color palette this is. A great decor accent, make the canvases budget-friendly with thrift store frames and yarn purchased on sale.
Photo: Mayhar Designs
Sewing pins, a map, and twine make the most fun and interactive guest book! Best of all? Frame this in a shadow box post-wedding for a lovely keepsake.
Photo: Sweet Monday Photography
String art table numbers pair with knitted votive holders and yarn ball spheres for a perfectly cozy winter tabletop.
Photo: Keri Doolittle Photography
Learn how to make these geometric string art escort cards at Oh Happy Day. They would be adorable for an school or art-themed party or wedding!
Photo: Jenny Batt
A simple wreath wrapped in baker’s twine makes a subtle but lovely cake topper.
Photo: Potter + Butler
Learn how to make this adorable string art wedding sign on Ruffled.
Photo: The Stylish Soiree
String art on this planter box centerpieces gives us a not-so-subtle reminder to eat!
Photo: Emily Chidester
This string art reception backdrop is absolutely fabulous!
Photo: Frolic Storytelling
Tie yarn around simple gift boxes to create colorful and fun favors.
Photo: Joelle Hoverson’s Last-Minute Knitted Gifts
Embroidery floss and a glue gun is all it takes to freshen up silverware for a casual table setting accent. Learn how at A Fabulous Fete!
Photo: A Fabulous Fete
Photo: EE Photography