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Make a Mini Pom-Pom Gift Topper in 5 Easy Steps!

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pompom4Pom-poms are easy, fast, and fun -- add a couple of mini ones to your packages for a whimsical touch! This week we're showing you how to make a Mini Pom-Pom Gift Topper

For this gift topper, you'll need several colors of yarn (the example below uses Lion® Cotton in Turquoise and Lion Wool® in Dark Teal*).

*Editors' Note: Lion Wool® has been discontinued since this article was originally published. Try a color-changing yarn like Amazing® and Vanna's Tapestry or use the leftover yarn from the handmade gift inside.

Step 1

Wrap yarn around your fingers about sixteen times.

Step 2

Remove from fingers and cut one side of bundle. Divide strands into groups of 8 and set aside.

Step 3

Cut a length of yarn long enough to tie around your package, plus 6" extra. Tie this yarn around package making a double knot on top of package. Place the 8 strands that you set aside on top of this knot and make another double knot to secure them in place.

Step 4

Cut remaining tails to match length of pom pom.

Step 5

Repeat steps 3 & 4 once more with the yarn.

Repeat the process with other yarn(s). Once you have enough mini pom-poms wrapped around your package, arrange strands so that pom poms create a diagonal on top of your package.


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