God’s Eyes

gods_eyeAdd a pin for a great idea for swapping, add a loop for an interesting ornament or add some cord make a necklace.The Ojo de Dios or God’s Eye is an ancient symbol made by the Huichol of Mexico.  The central eye was made when a child was born.  Each year, a bit of yarn was added until the child turned five at which point the Ojo is complete.

You need:


godseyeGlue two mini craft sticks together forming and “X”. Glue the end of the yarn to the middle where your sticks cross.

Begin by wrapping the yarn over and around one leg of one craft stick, then over and around the next leg. Pull the yarn tight each time and push it toward the center. (Diagram shows back side of the God’s Eye).

Continue until the craft sticks are covered. Glue and trim.