Hi there! This week I have a yarny craft to share with you which uses a tool that I think every crocheter should have around! A Pom Pom maker :) It seriously makes Pom poms so much easier and more uniform! And for this project, it is an absolute necessity.
This is such an EASY project, and it has been a perfect project to work on while I have also been watching the Olympics :) 6 supplies, 2 or 3 steps and you too can make this fun letter craft! Keep reading for step-by-step instructions and a quick time-lapse video tutorial.
If you read my Michaels Weekly Deal posts, you may remember seeing these peg board letters as an awesome 80% off clearance find I had a couple of weeks ago. If you can still find them at your local Michaels, they are PERFECT for this project. If you can't, you could certainly use plastic canvas or even the large wood or cardboard letters found at craft stores and attach the Pom Poms with hot glue.
This project is perfect for using up yarn scraps! I focused on one color for each letter, but I think an eclectic mix of color, texture and size would also be really cute! Want to make some of these for yourself? Here is your supply list:
- Select your yarn and make your pom poms. I made mostly 35mm pom poms, but I did make some 45mm pom poms to help fill in some larger gaps. Both of these sizes are included in the Clover Small Pom Pom Maker set.
- Attach your pom poms. I was able to tie my pom poms onto my pegboard letters. If you make letters out of plastic canvas you will be able to do the same. If you have a wood or cardboard letter, hot glue will be the attachment method of choice!
- (This step is only applicable if you tied your pom poms) Trim your pom pom tails (see video). Using hot glue around the edge of the letter and press felt on the back of the letter so that it covers up the yarn tails. Trim the felt to the shape of the letter.
That's it! Two or three steps and a LOT of pom poms later, you can have your own pom pom letters to decorate a nursery or kids room. I think these would also make a cute front door "wreath". Don't forget to show me your finished products on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter! I love seeing your work :)
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