How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

February 03, 2015

How to make quick pompoms from fork and yarn

Hi knitters,

There's no denying it...don't we all just love pompoms? Those little fluff balls of yarn look so cute whether it's on top of a beanie hat, slippers, or as tassels for a scarf, we love'em!

So here's a tutorial tip on how to create a fast pom pom with using just a fork and yarn - no cardboard required! Super easy, it's how we made the Lola Pom Slippers. This kit is perfect if you're learning to knit as it teaches you all the basics in knitting including how to cast-on, cast off, increase and decrease, knit and purl! Grab your knit kit here.

Beginner's guide - How to make a pompom

Step 1

Take an ordinary fork and wrap the yarn horizontally around it approximately 30-35 times.

Step 2

Thread a scrap yarn through the bottom of the fork and tie off the wrap with a knot.

Step 3

Pull the wrap off the fork and pull the knot tighter. Tie anther knot to secure.

Step 4

Trim off the little loops around the pom to create a neat pom.

Voila!


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