Published on November 12, 2016 — Leave a comment

Merry Making: How To Make Holiday Pom Poms

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Welcome to thredUP’s Merry Making series! This holiday season, we’re all about celebrating with (re)purpose. That means getting festive with repurposed materials, resulting in a happier planet, wallet, and you! Place an order today for a free Merry Making guide, and read on for how to make this adorable wrapping paper with items you have around the house.

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YOU WILL NEED: 

  • – Leftover Yarn
  • – Scissors
  • – A cell phone

tu_holiday_poofs_v2-046-x31. Cut a piece of yarn that is just a bit longer than the phone.

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2. Wrap yarn around the phone’s middle couple of inches, it should rise about half an inch above the phone when it’s all overlapped. Overlap a lot! Don’t be shy!

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3. Using the initial piece yarn you placed on the phone, tie a simple, tight knot. Remove the loop of yarn from the phone.

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4. Cut, cut, cut! And then cut a little more.

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5. Fluff up your pom pom! Attach to gifts, give one to your cat, be happy that you found a way to use your extra yarn!

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For more Merry Making tips and DIYs, check out our Merry Making section!

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