Springtime Wind Chime

Get in the swing of spring with this cheery craft.
By Megan Pflug



Springtime Wind Chime

What you need:

  • String or yarn
  • Mesh strainer
  • Keys, washers, or bolts
  • Rubber key covers (optional)

What to do:

  1. Securely tie off the ends of several 8" pieces of colorful yarn.
  2. Use a large needle to pull the thread down through the top of an upside-down strainer (we used a removable mesh sink strainer).
  3. Securely tie old keys to the ends of the strings so they hang freely.
  4. String a loop to the top of the strainer to use to hang your chime.
  5. Optional: Decorate some of your keys with colorful rubber key toppers, but don't cover all of your keys, otherwise they won't chime!  
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