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more shrinky rings

I’ve been making more shrink plastic rings, and I’ve refined my method so I can produce these:

shrink plastic rings
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I really like how they’ve turned out. And there’s also the added bonus of watching the long strips of shrinkydinks wiggle about as they shrink πŸ™‚

shrink plastic rings

Would anyone be interested in a tutorial on how to make these? Let me know in the comments… UPDATE: Thanks for all the requests! Here’s the tutorial πŸ™‚


  1. Wow love this =)
    This ring is absolutely gorgeous.
    I am interested in a tutorial and I guess I won’t be the only one.

    PS : I am reading your blog since a while & I am totally in love with your crochet creations. Thanks a bunch for sharing these.

  2. iHanna said

    They are very beautiful, are they strong? I haven’t used that material so I would think rings would break easily? Nice blog you have!

  3. futuregirl said

    These are *beautiful* and so delicate! I would totally love to see how you do it.

  4. Amanda said

    I would love a tutorial! They are really neat and look like so much fun.

  5. Terri said

    I would Love a tutorial on these. I can never get the two ends of my shrinky dinks to stay together!!!

  6. Natalie said

    Yes June! I’d love to see a tutorial. I’ve been wanting to play with shrinky dinks myself lately.

  7. Tracie said

    I love these. A tut would be great!

  8. Crystal said

    Wow, I love your rings! I havnt used shrinky dink plastic since I was a kid. Remember you could get liscence character kits? lol…ah memories.

    I would love to know how you made these. Is there a trusty heat gun involved? I love when I get to bring mine out!

  9. Emma Mill said

    Hi June – I love your rings – the pattern looks so delicate and groovy at the same time as a ring. Would love a tutorial. Em from One Hour Craft.

  10. Jessica said

    I would also like to put in a vote for a tutorial – those rings are lovely, and would make such pretty presents. Any chance you can reveal your shrinky dink plastic source?

  11. Carina said

    They are gorgeous, June! I’d love a tutorial for them! πŸ™‚

  12. I love them!! Could you sand the edges for a roudner finish?

  13. Kim said

    I would love to see a tutorial too!

    I have just found your site and love it!

  14. Cocoa said

    Neato! These rings don’t look like something so simple as rubber stamping on shrinky dink! They are quite lovely!

  15. daisychaindaisychain said

    Yes please!!!!A tutorial would be fantastic-they are quite lovely

  16. justjonna said

    yes yes yes! tutorial, please!!!

  17. robyn said

    i’d love to either know how to make my own, or where i can buy one of yours! those are gorgeous!

    oh, and i’m featuring them at 9am cst today over at craft and found.

  18. Donna said

    Wow! Nice job!- YES please.

  19. Asappa said

    I would love to see how you make them, those are so pretty!

  20. kkelly said

    ooh please please please! I never wear jewelry but I would totally wear that, it’s beautiful! And then I would make 100 and give them away for gifts.

  21. Knitmomma said

    Oh, how cool! I think that would be an awesome project that my daughter would love. Please do share!

  22. marie said

    These rings are beautiful…

  23. Amy said

    I would love to know how you made these, I’ve never seen Shrinky Dinks before (I don’t even know if we can get them in the UK), so a tutorial would be awesome.

  24. Jen said

    I love these rings and a tutorial would be wonderful.

  25. Erin said

    These rings are so pretty! Please post a tutorial!

  26. Blue said

    I would -love- to see a tutorial on those!

    I use shrink plastic quite a bit, but have yet to attempt to make anything that isn’t completely flat!

    Thanks, June!

  27. Marmadaisy said

    Fantastic! I’ve done a couple of shrinky tutorials myself – but I never thought of rings. How do you get it to stick?

  28. Kris said

    I would love a tutorial on how to craft the shrinky art rings.

  29. kelly said

    i would love a tutorial! i was searching the web looking for info on such an idea!

  30. Nicky said

    I wouldn’t mind a tutorial too if possible πŸ™‚ What is shrinky plastic? Never heard of the stuff, maybe we don’t have it here in the UK. And I _LOVE_ your crochet creations, really inspiring! Hmm, question is what will I create this wknd… Fingers are itching to make something new πŸ˜€

    Thanks for sharing your ideas with others *hug*

  31. christina said

    how do you do this??

  32. Barbara said

    I would love a tutorial on these rings. My daughter is a ring freak and I know she would love these. Thnks

  33. June said

    Thanks to everyone who requested a tutorial! I’ve updated the post to include the tutorial link, but it seems most people aren’t seeing that, so here’s the link again:


  34. Hi, there!
    Just wanted to thank you for your shrinky-dink ring tute—I run a summer art program for teen girls, and all 250 of them are obsessed with shrink plastic! This will make me exceedingly popular today…

  35. vanessa said

    would love the instrution on how to make the shrinky dink rings..

  36. Haley said

    I love your blog! Your shrinky rings are my favorite. I followed your tutorial but I’m still trying to figure out how you got yours to connect. Help please! I’m making Christmas gifts

    • June said

      Haley, they don’t connect – there’ll always be a small gap, which you wear on the inside of the ring. If you look at the 2nd photo from the bottom in the tutorial, you’ll see the gap πŸ™‚

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