As you may know, I’ve fallen in love with yarn pom poms. I’ve been looking for craft ideas to fill my little obsession, and came across this wonderful tutorial from Mom Advice on DIY Pom Pom Wreaths. I absolutely loved the idea and thought I’d give it a go! If you haven’t seen this before, you should definitely check out her blog post. I decided to switch it up a bit and use a metal wire wreath instead of a straw wreath with pins. I plan on hanging it on our front door where it is incredibly windy, so I was afraid the pins might not hold on. Instead, I tied the yarn around the wire and double knotted it so it will not budge. The wreath has been on my door for a few rainy, windy, rough days now and it’s holding its fluffy shape just perfectly.
- Pom pom maker
- Metal wire wreath (mine is 12″ diameter)
- Stockpile a mass quantity of yarn pom poms. See my tutorial here. Make sure to keep the string used to tie the pom pom extra long, because we will use that to attached it to the wreath.
- Attach your pom poms to the wreath by using the two long strands from the knots. Tie the string around two of the wires to add stability.
- Continue tying on pom poms, one after another. I created a pattern: left, middle, right. This helps keep the wreath well-balanced and allows the pom poms to spread out in their space. Occasionally squish the pom poms close together to make room to add more. This makes the wreath more full and round.
This is what it will look like from the front, as you go:
Once you fill it all up, you are ready to hang! The best part of doing it on a wire frame is it is easy to hang. Just place a hook on any part of the wire to hold it up, and enjoy your new wreath.
Thanks for checking out my tutorial. I’d love to see pictures of what you’ve created!