Make a Winter White Yarn Wreath With Leftover Scraps

white yarn wreath

Whether you’re in the throes of the holiday season or Christmas has come and gone, there’s nothing cuter than a monochromatic DIY to keep the festive spirit alive. Making a wreath out of fuzzy pom-poms adds warmth and texture to your space, making it an ultra cozy place to unwind. Pair different yarns and use up those leftovers from holiday gifts, then say hello to your new favorite piece of decor.

Yarn Wreath

Level: Easy

What You Need

  • Yarns of various weight and fiber content
  • Scissors
  • Wire wreath frame
  • 4″ pom-pom maker
  • Scrap ribbon
  • Pro Tip: If you don’t have a pom-pom maker, you can easily use a substitute, be it a piece of cardboard or a 4″ wide book (which is what we used).


    1. Wrap Your Yarn


    Hold together a few yarns of different weight and wrap them around your pom-pom maker 50-60 times. We used bulky yarn and worsted weight yarn for this first pom-pom, but if you’re using lighter weight yarns you’ll want to hold more than two strands together.

    2. Remove the Yarn


    Cut the yarn, leaving a tail about 8″ long. Carefully slide the yarn off whatever pom-pom maker you’re using.

    3. Make a Pom-Pom


    Tie the yarn tightly around the wrapped yarn.


    Use scissors to cut the loops and create the pom-pom’s fringe. Shape it by trimming any wild pieces, but make sure to leave the long tails you used for tying intact.

    4. Tie to the Frame

    tying yarn wreath to frame

    Tie the pom-pom onto the wire wreath frame using the long yarn tails. You want it to be tightly tied, but loose enough so you can slide them around and adjust as you add more.

    Pro Tip: If you’re using a wooden frame, use hot glue to secure your pom-poms.

    5. Repeat

    Repeat steps 1-4, creating enough pom-poms to fully cover your frame.

    6. Hang It Up

    white pom pom wreath in a frame When you’ve made and tied all your pom-poms to your wreath, you’re ready to hang it up. We looped ribbon around the wire frame for the hanger, but you can use any method you like best.

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    5 Responses to “Make a Winter White Yarn Wreath With Leftover Scraps”

    1. Dorothy Culp

      This is a great idea and I was thinking of using a wire hanger that way I would have a hanger already on it. Do you think it will work?

    2. Dianne Kay Ruppe

      great way t use left over yarn!

    3. Elizabeth A Polak

      I'm planning to make several of these wreaths as Christmas gifts for friends. Wish me luck!


      what is the size of the wreath?

    5. soccerplayer