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Diy: a super-easy pom pom trim

18 February 2016

Looking for a fun way to liven up those linens? We’ll show you how to give your blanket the pom pom look.

Bedroom with IKEA curtains and panel curtains
White fabric, blue yarn, cardboard and scissors lay on the floor.


4 pieces of 2.5 x 4 x 150 cm wooden battening
3 pieces of 1.5 x 100 cm dowel rods
4.5 m of metre fabric
Tape in a nice colour

A GIF instructs how to create pom poms for your blanket.


1. On a piece of cardboard draw 2 circles (about 15cm in diameter) with a hole in the middle.
2. Cut out the circles and holes to make a ring, and place one on top of the other.
3. Pull a 50cm-length of yarn, doubling or quadrupling the length to save time.
4. Now start wrapping the yarn around the rings and keep wrapping until it’s about two inches thick around.
5. Place your scissors between the cards and carefully cut the yarn, following the space between the two rings.
6. When you’re finished cutting, take a piece of yarn and place it between the cardboard rings, tying the rest of the yarn together tightly in the middle. Make sure to double-knot it.
7. Remove the cards, and there you have it: a pom pom!
8. Stitch your completed pom poms to your blanket by using their long pieces of yarn and a large needle.
9. Done!

Made by

Interior designer: Emma Parkinson
Digital designer: Annie Svensson
Copywriter: Vanessa Algotsson
Photographer: Micke Persson
Editor: Linda Harkell