How to Make a Pom Pom
Techniques | 1 min read time
Add the finishing touches to your project with a fun, fuzzy pom pom! They're quick to make and perfect for using up your yarn scraps. In this video we'll show you how to create a pom pom using a cardboard template.
Start by cutting 2 donut-shaped circles out of your cardboard. Ours have a 9cm outer diameter and a 4cm inner diameter.
Hold the 2 pieces of cardboard together, and carefully cut a slit into the circle. (This will allow you to wrap the yarn around the circles, and remove the cardboard more easily later on.)
Top Tip: Change the size of the finished pom pom by cutting bigger, or smaller, cardboard circles!
Keeping the 2 pieces of cardboard held together, with the slits lined up, wrap the yarn around the ring until the circle is full.
Why not make a multicolored pom pom by wrapping different shades of yarn!
Once your cardboard template has been entirely wrapped and feels nice and plump, carefully cut through the strands of yarn between the 2 pieces of cardboard.
Cut a length of yarn, and tie it tightly between the 2 cardboard circles.
Remove the cardboard, and give your pom pom a trim to tidy it up!
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