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Pom Pom Rug

Ingredients

  • Yarn; your choice of color or colors
  • Scissor
  • Non-slip mat (cut into your desired shapes; heart, circle, square)
  • Paper towel roll/paper cardboard/fork/your fingers

Instructions

  1. Gather all the materials and roll out the yarn, don't pull from the middle to avoid tangling. If you're making pom pom rug in a circular form you'll need a marker or pen to make the shape on the non-slip mat. Cut your desired shape out of the non-slip mat.

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  2. If you're using paper towel roll, cut the roll into two and place together then roll the yarn around the rolls. The more yarn the fluffier your rug will be. So roll as much as you want; 60, 70, 80, 90 times are all ideal. You can combine two colors of yarn together you want to it in different colors or just one color at a time. If you're using 2 strands (2 different colors) together, 40 roll of yarn is good but you could roll more than that.

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  3. You could use your palm to roll the yarn if you don't have the paper rolls.

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  4. Also, paper cardboard could be used to roll the yarn. Cut an opening in between the small cardboard depending on how long you want the yarn.

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  5. If you want your pom small, use a fork, ensure to use the middle part of the fork, then cut a string and pull through the middle of the yarn (in between the fork) tie once to secure it then pull the yarn out.

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  6. Cut out a long string (longer than the yarn strands so you can easily see the strands used for tieing; about 10 inches depending on how puffy your yarn strands are) from the yarn and tie the rolled out yarn in the middle. Make sure you tie the string tightly to make your rug stay intact.

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  7. Cut both ends with a scissor. Don't cut the strand cut the loop only.

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  8. Pull the uneven ends if you have some that are shorter on one side then put everything together into a fist then trim.

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  9. Use the string (that you used to tie the middle) and thread it onto the non-slip rug then tie at the back. Trim off the excess yarn not too close to the knot.

    Decide on one method you want to use.

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  10. Repeat the process until you have enough to cover your mat. For this pom pom rug, I used different colors just to showcase that you can use multiple colors or just two different colors.

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  11. I combined two different colors for this one. S, when I was rolling the yarn I used two different yarn together. For this one, palm, and the paper roll was used.

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  12. A fork was used for the rolling of this one.

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  13. It's very fluffy as you can see.

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  14. Have fun making these babies, be creative and use beautiful colors. Looking forward to seeing what you'll all make.