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How to Make Yarn Pom Poms – Video Tutorial

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Today’s video is a crochet basic video, how to make yarn pom poms! I have a few upcoming projects where you can opt to use these, so I wanted to give my favorite yarn pom pom making method it’s own post and video for your reference.

How to make yarn pom poms

This is my favorite way to make yarn pom poms and I think it’s the best way. Trust me, I have tried them all (including the fork, cardboard and Boye options) and these Clover pom pom makers are the absolute best. There is so much less trimming and fussing with your yarn pom pom with this method.

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How to Make Yarn Pom Poms

How to make yarn pom poms

Let me show you how to make yarn pom poms! This is my favorite way, seriously, I have tried them all. This gets you a full and round result with minimal trimming and fussing with your yarn pom poms to get them to look good. Once you have the Clover pom pom makers, you can use yarn scraps to make lots of these!

Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty beginner

Materials

  • Yarn of choice - Scraps are great!

Tools

  • Clover Pom Pom Maker
  • Sharp scissors

Instructions

  1. Decide what yarn and size pom pom maker you would like to use. Open up the pom pom maker and prepare to wrap your yarn. yarn pom pom maker
  2. Wrap the yarn around 1 curved side of the yarn pom pom maker working your way across and then back so that it is as even as possible. yarn pom pom maker
  3. Fill up the first side of the pom pom maker and then cut the yarn to do two tone or travel the yarn across to the other side and fill up that one in the same manner. how to make a yarn pom pom
  4. Both sides should be full and difficult to close, but not so full that it will pop out when you are working into the next few steps. how to make a yarn pom pom
  5. Once both side have been wrapped, take sharp scissors and cut along the center "channel" making sure the pom pom maker stays closed. how to make a yarn pom pom
  6. After it is cut, take an approximately 8 inch or longer strand of yarn and pull it through that center channel and double knot it. how to make a yarn pom pom
  7. Open up the yarn pom pom maker and separate the center post to allow the pom pom to come out how to make a yarn pom pom
  8. With your sharp scissors, trim the pom pom. Don't get too crazy with the trimming, its easy to be particular with this step. Generally, with this method, you only need minor trimming around the center of the pom pom. how to make a yarn pom pom

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Looking for some projects to add these cute pom poms to? Try these out!

I’ve also got a great tutorial for how to make your own faux fur pom pom!

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