So you could get your pom pom trimmed to make the perfect sphere and it takes little to no effort to pull individual strings from the ball. Cardboard i used cardboard from a cereal box scissors the less bulky they are the easier time you will have getting them under the yarn and cutting also make sure they are sharp enough to cut yarn no safety scissors.
If the answer is yes you need to know how to make a secure pom pom.
How do you keep pom poms from falling apart. You make a yarn pom pom and no matter how tightly you tie the center it falls apart or easily pulls apart with a little tug on the strings. To make the perfect pom pom i always suggest using the pom pom kit which comes complete with pom pom maker as well instructions and video tutorials to guide you through your making journey. However i ve gotten store bought pompoms that you can pull the fibers out of if you pull hard enough.
Here s what you are going to need to make your pom poms. Follow this step by step tutorial and say goodbye to those annoying pom pom bombs. Circle objects to trace i used the bottom of a glass and a small spool of thread.
Have you ever watched a pom pom fall apart before your eyes. Especially when you are making pom poms to embellish hats for gifts or to sell you don t want your product coming undone. At 32 10 he starts the pompom.
I demonstrate making pom poms that won t fall apart hope you enjoy. Just a couple of tools a simple abc process you ll have the perfect pom pom every time. The way he ties it is apparently what keeps them from falling apart.
None of mine fall apart doing this but you can still pull the fibers out if you really try. The problem is that they are just as easy to take apart. A high quality yarn will keep together fluff up to make a full pom pom and will stand the test of time in terms of shape thickness and texture.
Have you ever made a toddler a hat with pom poms. Learn how to make a quick and easy pom pom that won t fall apart. You know the struggle.
Do this enough and the integrity of the ball starts to fail and exacerbates the issue and they can start to fall out on there own.