How to make a Pompom

From bobble hats to bunting - you can't beat a good pompom!

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Meredith from One Social Girl stopped by to share this tutorial for making your own pom-poms, great for decorating hats, shoes, or even strung together on a necklace.

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Step 1

Trace out a a circle on a piece of cardboard. The size of your circle will be the size of your pom pom. I used a measuring cup that was around the size I wanted to trace the circle.

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Step 2

Cut out circle

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Step 3

Draw a smaller circle within the circle.

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Step 4

Cut out the little circle.

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Step 5

Make a small “v” where you cut out the little circle to make the yarn easier to pull through. Repeat steps 1-5 to make a second circle.

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Step 6

Hold the two circles together and wrap the yarn through the notch and around evenly around the sides of the circle.

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Step 7

Wrap the yarn until the circle in the middle is filled in.

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Step 8

Use a pair of scissors to cut the yarn between the two circles all the way around.

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Step 9

Cut a length of yarn and tie a tight knot around the middle of the pom-pom. Bring the yarn around the other side and tie another, the tighter the better!

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Step 10

Trim the pom pom to make it round and even.

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A big thank you to Meredith for sharing this tutorial with us, lets go pom-pom crazy!