More ideas from Miriam
Craft project: See how easy it is to make a little yarn octopus that is   the perfect size, about 5 inches, to hang on your backpack. It also makes a terrific gift or craft bazaar   sale item.  It only takes a little yarn for each octopus—about ¼ ounce. These little cuties are just right   for your yarn leftovers.

Craft project: See how easy it is to make a little yarn octopus that is the perfect size to hang on your backpack. It also makes a terrific gift or craft bazaar sale item. These little cuties are just right for your yarn leftovers.

Stripey Button Necklace - The Supermums Craft Fair

Could try the twisted embroidery thread as the cord. Like the bead, button combo. Stripey Button Necklace - The Supermums Craft Fair