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Pompoms

You can use pompoms as a decorative trim, at the ends of cords on hats or hoods and for children's garments. They are easy to make.

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Follow these simple steps to make pompoms of your own. Use the templates below for step 1.
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1. With two circular pieces of cardboard the width of the desired pompom, cut a center hole. Then cut a pie-shaped wedge out of the circle. Use the templates below as guides. 2. Hold the two circles together and wrap the yarn tightly around the cardboard. Carefully cut around the cardboard. 3. Tie a piece of yarn tightly between the two circles. Remove the cardboard and trim the pompom.
pompom templates
 
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