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DIY Pom Pom Wreath for Winter

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Learn how to make this DIY pom pom wreath that is perfect for winter. The yarn pom poms resemble snowballs and features cute felt mittens to hold greenery.

If you’re looking for more winter decor ideas, you might like this snowflake pillow.

pin image - collage of pom pom supplies and pom pom wreath with mittens

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How to Make a DIY Pom Pom Wreath

Supplies Needed:

supplies for making pom pom wreath

Scroll down for the mitten template/ SVG or the pom pom template.

This pom pom wreath is a great way to use up yarn. You can make it using any color. I’ve even seen a lot of wreaths made with multicolored pom poms.

Be sure to check out this in-depth tutorial on making pom poms with a pom pom maker.

making pom poms with pom pom maker

You don’t have to use a pom pom maker, but it makes it much easier. This wreath takes about 30 pom poms (12 extra large and 18 large.)

How to Make Pom Poms without a Maker

For the larger pom poms, I used cardboard to make a template.

template for making large pom poms

Simply wrap the yarn around the cardboard. There’s a template at the bottom of the post. (Use a sharp utility knife to cut out the center portion.)

You need to wrap it a lot more than you think or you will end up with floppy pom poms. Wrap it around 250 times. Insert a length of yarn around the center and tie it tightly. (Leave the ends long.)

using cardboard template to make pom poms

Then cut each end of the pom pom.

cutting end of pom pom

You might need to trim the ends and fluff it up to make it look cute. This pom pom is a bit too floppy.

pom pom
Yield: 1

DIY Pom Pom Wreath

white pom pom wreath on aqua doors

Decorate for winter with this easy DIY pom pom wreath for your front door! Create a cozy look with this cute wreath!

Prep Time 2 hours
Active Time 1 hour
Total Time 3 hours
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $50


  • 14" Foam Wreath Form
  • Thick Yarn
  • Felt
  • Embroidery Floss
  • Ribbon


  • Pom pom makers
  • Hot glue gun
  • Scissors


  1. Wrap the foam wreath form with yarn, securing the ends with hot glue.
  2. Make pom poms in various sizes. I needed about 30 pom poms to fill this wreath. Be sure to leave the strings long when tying the pom poms. pile of white pom poms
  3. Start by tying the large pom poms evenly around the wreath form. tying large pom poms to wreath form
  4. Fill any gaps with smaller pom poms. filling in empty spaces with smaller pom poms
  5. Add a dot of glue to the ties in the back to keep the pom poms in place.
  6. Your wreath can be finished here or you can add details like a bow and the felt mittens. adding mittens and a bow to pom pom wreath


To make the mittens, cut 4 mittens out of felt. cutting felt mittens

Use embroidery floss to add details and sew them together. felt mittens with embroidered snowflakes

Attach the mittens to a length of ribbon. Then attach the ribbon with another length of ribbon that is tied around the wreath. felt mittens with ribbon attached

Now you can add greenery to the mittens. adding greenery to felt mitten on pom pom wreath

Did you make this project?

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Download Templates

All downloads are for personal use only. Please do not redistribute or sell files.

Print scaled to 100% for best results.

Mitten Template PDF and SVG (zip file)

Pom Pom Template PDF

white fluffy yarn ball wreath on aqua door

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