Yarn Tassel Ornaments Wrap yarn around cardboard (ours was 3 inches high) at least 10 times. Loop yarn for hanger under top strands; Cut through bottom loops. Tie yarn around tassel near the top; trim ends evenly.
In a food processor pulse together flour, salt and sugar. Add butter and shortening. Pulse 8 to 10 times or until mixture resembles coarse crumbs and some of the butter is pea-size. (Alternately, combine in a bowl using a pastry blender or a fork.