You’re probably all sick of pompom related tutorials by now… but I can’t seem to stop making stuff with them so you’ll have to suffer through it 😛
This is another version of the pompom hair ties that have been around, I think Daiso sells these particular ones too but this time rather than buying one I went straight to making it!
What you need:
Cut a piece of elastic, the actual length will depend on how much hair you are planning to hold with this. Thread your needle at this point too. In this tutorial I’m using black thread so you can see what I’m doing but you should pick a colour that matches the yarn you have.
Grab the end of your yarn lay it out on a table in a repeated “S” shape like this:
The width of this shape should be 2.5 times the length that you want the loops of the pompoms to be on the finished hair tie. Keep going forwards and backwards until you’ve accumulated a decent amount…
You want there to be enough to cover the piece of elastic when it’s completely stretched out like below. The blue line is how long the elastic is stretched.
Take the needle and thread it through each piece of yarn along the line indicated in blue below. It should be around 1cm from the middle.
Once you reach the other side turn around and leaving a 2cm gap go back up the other side then tie it off.
So after that you should have something like this:
Next take the piece of elastic and thread it through the track that you just made
This is the result you want…
Tie or stitch the ends of the elastic together 😀
Now that I know how easy these things are to make I want to make a whole lot of them in different ways!!
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