How-To Make Pom-Poms

Easy, simple homemade pom-poms using only two materials.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - Easy, simple homemade pom-poms using only two materials.

Total Number of Pom-Poms: 30

Craft Time: 35 minutes

Materials:

  • yarn
  • scissors

First take a string of yarn and cut off about 5-6 inches. Save this because you will use this to tie your pom pom together.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - cut string

Then take your index, middle, and ring finger and form a “ number 3” together, facing you.

Take the start of the yarn and place it at the end of your ring finger:

How-To Make Pom-Poms - place yarn on fingers

Then wrap it around your finger for 30 times. Make sure it is not wrapped too tightly but just right. If you want it thicker, wrap it 10-20 more times, thinner 5-10 fewer times.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - wrap yarn around fingers

Once it is wrapped, cut off the yarn at the end the place the string that was originally saved and place it in the middle of the wrapped yarn.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - cut yarn

How-To Make Pom-Poms - tie yarn

Slowly slide the yarn off your fingers until it has come off. Be sure to not let the yarn go loose and lose its shape.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - tie yarn

Then take the string and double knot it around the other side of the yarn.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - tie yarn

Take your scissor and cut off the loops at each end.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - cut loops

If you don’t like it being too frilly, then cut off a centimeter off from the edge. In other words, take your scissor, mark where a centimeter to the edge is, then cut a circle off from it.

How-To Make Pom-Poms - cut excess yarn

Fluff the pom pom and there it is!

How-To Make Pom-Poms - fluff

How-To Make Pom-Poms - Easy, simple homemade pom-poms using only two materials.

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