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Begin with a small Dixie Cup.

Begin with a small Dixie Cup.

Use scissors to cut an odd number of slits from the top of the cup ALMOST all of the way down to the bottom of the cup.

Use scissors to cut an odd number of slits from the top of the cup ALMOST all of the way down to the bottom of the cup.

Choose a color of yarn.  Begin by pulling the strand of yarn through one if the slits in the cup, all the way to the bottom of the slit.

Choose a color of yarn. Begin by pulling the strand of yarn through one if the slits in the cup, all the way to the bottom of the slit.

Using an over and under motion, weave the yarn through the slits of the cup.  As you weave around the cup, gently push the yarn down so that the yarn is always pushed as far down as it will go.

Using an over and under motion, weave the yarn through the slits of the cup. As you weave around the cup, gently push the yarn down so that the yarn is always pushed as far down as it will go.

Continue weaving until you have reached the top of the cup.

Continue weaving until you have reached the top of the cup.

At this point in your weaving, your yarn ball is still attached to your cup weaving.

At this point in your weaving, your yarn ball is still attached to your cup weaving.

Use scissors to cut the yarn, leaving a short "tail".

Use scissors to cut the yarn, leaving a short "tail".

Use a pencil to tuck the tail behind the yarn on the inside of the cup.

Use a pencil to tuck the tail behind the yarn on the inside of the cup.

Congratulations, you have finished your cup weaving!  Use you imagination to decide how you will use your weaving.

Congratulations, you have finished your cup weaving! Use you imagination to decide how you will use your weaving.

  • Yarn
  • Scissors
  • Dixie Cup