Learn How to Make Your Own Pom Poms!

Urban Acreage
by Urban Acreage
5 Minutes
Using a fork to make pom poms is nothing new, but I wanted to mix it up by using an over sized fork to make BIG pom poms!
To make pom poms, you'll need a large decorative fork (thrift stores are great for this), yarn and a little tape.
1. Loop a six to ten inch piece of yarn through the middle and secure it with painter's tape.

2. Run the yarn in front of the first two fork tines, then below the second two.
3. Weave the yarn back and fourth over and under until you've reached the top. The trick to a full and fluffy pom pom is to weave it tightly and also go back and forth over the yarn a few times so that it's layered as you go up the fork.
4. Once you've reached the top, remove the tape and tie the long piece at the top.

5. Slowly move the yarn loops up and off the fork, tightening the string as you go.
6. When the pom pom is removed and the center piece tightened, you'll have a nice loopy pom pom.

7. Cut the loops and do a little trimming to make it uniformly round.
There you have it! A simple and easy way to make pom poms that are great for decorating all kinds of things!

PS - There are more photos and details in my blog post :)
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