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Learn how-to make a pom pom with Dot from Littletheorem Knits and then use one to make her gorgeous Cloud Cover Hat.


  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut an 8" piece from a ball of yarn

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    Wrap yarn from the ball around your hand. I used super chunky yarn and wrapped it 50 times.

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Thread 8" length yarn between your middle and ring fingers as shown.

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    It should look like this at the back of your hand.

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tie the 8" piece of yarn with two overhand knots as tightly as possible.

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    Slip it off the hand and cut the loops at either side.

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    It'll be pretty messy at first!

  • How to make a pom poms. Quick Pom Pom Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    Trim the ends and roll it in your palms to neaten it up!

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