How To: Palm Cross

It’s Palm Sunday! And for any Catholics who went to Mass this morning and got palms, it can be challenging to find a special place for your palms. One of my favorite memories is making palm crosses with my grandma after church. So we are going to go through step by step how to make a palm cross! =)

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1) First, you need to take two equally sized palms trimmed and clean of any splitting ends.

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2) Next, cross two ends on top of one another about an inch from the top. And fold the ends down.

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3) Fold the square you created down and fold the right piece behind the square so that the square is toward your right side.

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4) Then take the piece you folded behind the square and bring it toward the front and put through the slit at the front of the square. The square should then be secure and toward your left side.

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5) Now is the fun part! Take the piece you secured through the slit and loop it forward and bring the end through the slit again.Continue looping the piece through the slit creating a bow shape.

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6) Now, take the bottom piece and do the same step but loop it up through another slit behind the square.

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7) Continue doing this until all the ends are hidden and you reach your desired size and shape.

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Your cross is complete!

 

Now you can take you palm cross and place them around your house, in your car, or give them to a loved one. Happy Palm Sunday! =)

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