How to make a pom pom with cardboard discs

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Use our printable pom pom disc templates to make pom poms in a range of sizes.

You will need

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Step 1

Download and print the template. Cut out your chosen pom pom size including the hole in the middle, to make two doughnut discs. The bigger the discs the larger the pom pom.

Trace around the template on a thin piece of card and cut out the doughnut discs.

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Step 2

Lay one doughnut shape on top of the other and wrap the wool through the hole.

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Step 3

Continue to wrap the wool through the doughnut shape until the whole shape is covered and no card can be seen.

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Step 4

Snip the wool between the doughnuts all the way round to create frayed edges.

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Step 5

Cut a long piece (10 cm minimum although it is dependent on the size of the pom pom) of the coloured wool and place it in-between the two doughnut discs.

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Step 6

Tie the ends of the wool together and pull. Make a slit in each of the thin pieces of card and then remove them.

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Step 7

Snip the long piece of wool up to the pom pom to complete. For a neater pom pom you can snip around it.

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Step 8

Use the same method to make a range of pom poms in different sizes and colours.

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