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How to Use the Pom Pom Maker

Pom Poms Step 1

Step 1

  1. You will need:

NOTE: Acrylic or 100% wool works best.

Pom Poms Step 2

Step 2

2. Open out the two halves of the pom pom maker and slide the wool between one of the halves.

Pom Poms Part 3

Step 3

3. Wind the wool around the pom pom maker following the shape of the curve.

Pom Poms part 4

Step 4

4. Continue until you have filled the half and have an even amount of wool around the shape.
NOTE: The more wool wrapped around the fuller the pom pom will be.

Pom Poms part 5

Step 5

5. Once you have the desired thickness fold the half back into the pom pom maker.

Pom Poms part 6

Step 6

Repeat steps 2-5 on the opposite side.
NOTE: Ensure both sides are roughly the same thickness.

Pom Poms part 7

Step 7

7. Using a pair of scissors snip all the way around the wool down the centre.

Pom Poms part 8

Step 8

8. Taking a separate piece of wool tie a knot where you have cut the wool. Flip the pom pom over and tie a knot the opposite way.

Pom Poms part 9

Step 9

9. Pull out the two halves of the pom pom maker, then separate both sides of the pom pom maker from the pom pom.

Pom Poms part 10

Step 10

10. Trim around the pom pom so that all the strands are an even length.

Pom Poms part 11

Step 11

11. Your pom pom is complete.
NOTE: The previous steps can be done in different sizes.

Fred’s Haberdashery ideas on what to make with a pom pom maker:

  • Easy: Bunting
  • Medium: Ice cream bunting, Rabbit key ring and ‘F’ letter
  • Hard: ‘Bella’ Bird
Pom Poms Bunting
Pom Pom Letter F
Pom pom ice creams
Pom pom rabbit key-ring
If you would like to make these ideas for yourself, you can find the pom pom maker we used on our online store, or you can come pick it up in-person. We have a range of products available for any ideas, so why not see what we have to offer. If you have any questions, contact us online or ring us at 01246 204504.
Pom Pom Makers