Make really easy yarn pompoms and then a rug out of them – a DosFamily DIY

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All the years I have been doing yarn pompoms by taking two cardboard discs and then filling them with yarn. This was very time consuming But this is a much easier way. I also made a rug out of them. All of this you can watch when me, Della, John & Nathalie was on Tv4’s morning show a week ago!

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1. Wrap yarn around your hand. How more yarn you make the bigger pom pom. You can also wrap yarn around a piece of cardboard.

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2. When you think you have enough pull a tread in the middle. You can pull it in under and between your fingers or just let the rolled peice slide off your fingers. Tighten with a knot.

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4. It will look like a small bow of yarn.

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4. Cut the sides of the bow – cut all the loops. Then the yarn will take the form of a pom pom.

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5. You can always make trim the “ball” afterwards – you can even make it square.

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6. For the rug I used a anti slip rug , that you normally place underneath rugs. The I simply tied the balls to the anti slip rug. You get the best results by placing the pom poms rather tight to each other.

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Et voilà – this is what it can look like. You can also make it a square rug or in the shape of a hart or why not as a letter.

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Such a fluffy little thingie.
xx
Isabelle

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12 Responses to Make really easy yarn pompoms and then a rug out of them – a DosFamily DIY

  1. åsa April 3, 2014 at 16:08 #

    Asså jag ÄLSKAR den här idéen! Så himlans fint, måste nog göra en!

  2. Tyg och otyg April 3, 2014 at 16:33 #

    Åh, vad fint! Man kan också linda garnet runt t ex två stolsben och knyta om med några centimeters mellanrum, om man vill göra flera bollar i samma färg snabbt och lätt.

  3. Marta April 3, 2014 at 21:39 #

    Wow! It’s a Fantastic idea! Colorful and soft! What type of yarn is the best for this project?

    • Isabelle McAllister April 7, 2014 at 11:14 #

      Dont know. I just bought wool but since it Isin the floor maybe something cheaper will do? It all depends on what you want to make!

  4. Pysselbolaget April 4, 2014 at 08:49 #

    Så kul – och med steg för steg beskrivning! Sätter upp på “must try”-listan!

    • Isabelle McAllister April 7, 2014 at 11:14 #

      Tack!!

  5. Hannax15 April 4, 2014 at 10:25 #

    Fantastisk matta! Såg att nån ovan frågade om garn. Sitter också och försöker identifiera garntjockleken. Är det ull och typ drops eskimå..? Älskar färgkombon!!!

    • Isabelle McAllister April 7, 2014 at 11:12 #

      Jag köpte ullgarn på panduro. Ingen aning hur tjocka. Finkar nog med det mesta! Xxx

  6. Alexandra April 7, 2014 at 20:17 #

    Underbar!!

  7. Joy August 14, 2014 at 21:10 #

    Hey!

    This is amazing how much wool did you use for your carpet?

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