How to make a pom pom blanket with yarn

It’s always nice to cozy up on the couch with a comfortable blanket, but it’s even better when the blanket comes with a personalized touch. Creating a pom pom blanket with yarn is a simple matter of making the most of a clover pom pom maker. Alongside a wiliness to give a favorite blanket a makeover, it’s a simple way to add a touch of style to those well-loved fabrics.
Pick a few hues of pastel yarn for a soft look or lean toward brighter colors for a bold effect. Once the pom pom blanket is done, feel free to use it for comfort or throw it over the back of the couch as an eye-catching accent piece. Soft to the touch and pleasing to the eye, a pom pom blanket is a fun DIY project that keeps crafty decor on point while providing comfort as well.
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Materials
- Pom pom clover
- Yellow yarn
- White yarn
- Pink yarn
- Small crafting scissors
- Needle
- Plain gray blanket (or another color)
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Instructions
1. Open both sides of a pom pom clover and wrap one side entirely with yellow yarn. Wrap the yarn up and down the arm of the clover twice, ensuring the entire surface is covered.
2. Once the middle of the clover is reached, loop the yarn over the center point and continue wrapping the second side of the clover until the entire surface is covered. Double wrap the second arm as well.
3. Connect and close the two sides of the pom pom clover.
4. Beginning at the center of the clover, split the yarn down the center line with small crafting scissors following the circumference of the clover. ONce that's done, cut any excess yarn.
5. Cut a 10-inch piece of yellow yarn and loop it around the center of the pom pom clover. Tie a knot at the top of the clover and cut the two ends to about 4 inches long.
6. Remove the clover and fluff the yarn pom pom, cutting edges to even lengths as desired.
7. Repeat this process using white yarn and pink yarn to create a total of eight yarn pom poms of varying colors.
8. Fold a gray blanket in half lengthwise and place it on a flat surface.
9. Thread one end of a yellow yarn pom pom through the eye of a needle and thread the needle through the top right corner of the blanket. Tie a knot to secure the pom pom on the inside of the blanket fold and cut away any excess thread.
10. Continue to thread three additional pom poms to the front side of the blanket, spacing them evenly until the fold is reached.
11. Turn over the blanket and attach the four remaining pom poms at points in line with the pom poms attached to the opposite side of the fold.
12. Drape the blanket on the corner of the couch with the pom poms facing out for a delightful display of DIY craftsmanship.
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