How do I make a yarn pom pom rug?

How do you make a pom pom rug fast?

Tips for fast pom making

  1. Tip #1 – Use a pom pom maker; they speed up the process considerably.
  2. Tip #2 – Wind more than one strand of yarn at the same time, this speeds things up.
  3. Tip #3 – Use a very sharp pair of scissors to trim your pom-poms.

How much yarn do I need for a pom pom rug?

1 sq ft of rug = 25 large (4.5″ pom poms), or 40 medium (2.5″ inch pom poms). 1 skein of medium weight acrylic yarn (160 yards) produces about 7 large 4.5″ pom poms and 11 medium 2.5″ pom poms. Therefore, you need about 4 skeins per square foot of rug.

Which yarn is best for pom poms?

Acrylic yarn is the best type of yarn for pom poms. It’s cheap. Most craft stores carry acrylic yarn, and it is one of the most affordable types of yarn out there because it’s synthetic.

How do you make a pom pom template?


  1. Cut out the template size for the pom pom you wish to use, trace the shape onto cardboard and cut it out. …
  2. Wrap yarn around the side of the template that has a gap in the middle until you have a plump lump of it.
  3. While the yarn is wrapped around your pom pom maker tie it tightly in the middle.
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