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Make a fuzzy Princess Leia pompom!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1102 projects »
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  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 1
    Step 1

    Hold two pom pom makers together. Begin by wrapping the right hand side of your pom pom maker with 10 strands of red yarn in the position shown. This will be the mouth.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 2
    Step 2

    Begin wrapping over the red yarn with cream yarn.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 3
    Step 3

    Keep wrapping the cream yarn until the pom pom maker is about half full.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 4
    Step 4

    Wrap some brown yarn to the left of the middle around 10 times.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 5
    Step 5

    Continue wrapping over the brown with cream yarn until the pompom maker is full.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fill the other half of the pompom maker completely with brown yarn.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 7
    Step 7

    Close the pompom maker.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 8
    Step 8

    Carefully cut around the outer edge of the pompom.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 9
    Step 9

    Keep going until it's all cut.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 10
    Step 10

    Tie a length of cream yarn tightly around the middle of the pompom.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 11
    Step 11

    Remove your pompom from the pompom maker.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 12
    Step 12

    Trim the loose off the yarn loop around the middle.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 13
    Step 13

    Give your pom pom a good trim until it begins to look like Princess Leia. You will have to cut off quite a bit.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 14
    Step 14

    Keep cutting until you're happy with it. You will have to cut off quite a bit.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 15
    Step 15

    Cut a length of brown yarn and drape it through the middle of a small fork.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 16
    Step 16

    Wrap lots of brown yarn around the fork.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 17
    Step 17

    Tie the first strand into a knot around the centre of the fork.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 18
    Step 18

    Cut the yarn at the edges of the fork to release the pom pom.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 19
    Step 19

    Make two and then trim both pompoms down to the desired size, leaving the first string long.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 20
    Step 20

    Thread the long strand onto a yarn needle.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 21
    Step 21

    Thread through the middle of your big pompom, adding a small pompom at either side of the head.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 22
    Step 22

    Cut 9 lengths of brown yarn measuring the length of your arm. Bunch into groups of three and knot together at the top.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 23
    Step 23

    Braid together the three groups of yarn into a long braid and knot at both ends.

  • How to make a pom poms. Princess Leia Pom Pom - Step 24
    Step 24

    Tie around each side pom pom, going across the front of the head and you're done!

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Carla Sonheim
Carla Sonheim · Seattle, Washington, US · 7 projects
Hi Cat! Cute tutorial! I keep trying to email you but they don't seem to be getting through... I'm not ignoring you! "Yes..."
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