Pom Pom Balls [Illustrations by Shinod AP]
Pom Pom Balls [Illustrations by Shinod AP]

These balls are soft and won’t hurt anyone while playing. Better still, they are easy to make. So why don’t you gift a a few to a friend?

The things you need:

  1. A small piece of cardboard
  2. Thick wool (single or multi-coloured)
  3. A scissor
  4. Needle
  5. Thread

Step 1: Cut the cardboard in the shape of a ring.

Step 2: Now start winding wool around the cardboard ring. Make sure you tie a knot at the starting point in order to keep the wool secure.

Step 3: Thread a needle and take it through each strand of the wool, just the way you make a garland of flowers. Keep one end of the thread loose.

Step 4: With the help of a scissor, cut the wool from the outer circumference.

Step 5: Pull the loose thread. As soon as you do that the wool will get crumpled into a ball.

If you want a bigger ball, you need to wind more wool. Just be sure that when you pass the needle, it should go through all the wool strands.

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