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Pom Pom Loom Instructions

Safety notice:
● Keep out of reach of children.
● Do not leave loom laying face up on the floor incase someone was to treads on
it.

Assembling the loom:


1. Turn each section to find where the flat L brackets are to be attached and you will
find that each corner is numbered.
2. Match up 1 with 1, 2 with 2 etc.
3. Using a manual screwdriver tighten the screws provided in the pilot holes that
can be seen through the L brackets.

Using the loom:

1. We suggest using 3 balls of wool (3x 100g) to build your base layer. This can be
a different colour to the top layer which we will get to later. Secure the 3 balls of
string using a double knot on the second nail from top.
2. Take the wool back around the first/corner nail and to the second nail on the
other edge.

3. Take the wool all the way to the opposite end of the frame and go around the
back of the 2nd nail and then around the 3rd nail. Repeat this until you reach the
other end. Always ensure you pull the wool tight.
4. When you reach the other corner you need to go around the 2nd nail from the
end, then around the corner/first nail and then around the 2nd nail on the other
edge.

5. Take the wool all the way to the opposite end of the frame and go around the
back of the 2nd nail and then around the 3rd nail. Repeat this until you reach the
other end as in point 3. You should now see a square pattern emerge.
6. When you reach the other corner you need to go around the 2nd nail from the
end, then around the corner/first nail and then around the 2nd nail on the other
edge. We are now filling in the gaps around the edge between the nails. Repeat
this until there is wool between each nail around the outside.

7. Once you reach where you started we suggest that you repeat the process 3
more times so you end up with 18 strands of wool making up your base layer.
Some people choose to go around 4 or 5 times for a thicker blanket. Once
finished tie the wool off.

8. We will now start with the top of the blanket. Firstly push the wool that makes up
the base layer down towards the bottom of the nails so you have enough room
for the top layer. We suggest using 4 balls of wool (4x 100g) to build the top of
the blanket. This can be a different colour to the base layer if you like. Secure the
4 balls of string using a double knot on the second nail from the corner/1st nail.

9. Repeat the same method as in points 2 to 6 for the top of the blanket. Once you
reach where you started we suggest that you repeat the process 3 more times.
10. Take 2 pieces of wool and tie a knot 3 times diagonally across where the square
corners in the wool meet. Cut the wool off so the 2 strands from where the knot is
tied reach the centre of the square. Make sure you pull these knots very tight as
they will hold pom poms in place.

11. You need to repeat this process but do it in the other direction so you create a
cross shape where the squares meet. Do this for each square corner inside the
nail frame. It should look like this when you have finished that:
12. You now need to cut the top layer ONLY in the middle of each side of the square.
DO NOT CUT THE BASE LAYER! ALSO DO NOT CUT THE EDGES - SEE 2ND
IMAGE BELOW
13. Once you have cut all of the pom poms you need to cut the edges. But cut only
the top layer of wool that runs away from the edge of your frame as shown
below:

14. Now to make the fringe edge you cut between the nails. DO NOT CUT THE
CORNERS ONES YET AS THEY HOLD ITS SHAPE TOGETHER!
15. Now cut the corners half way between the first and second nail on each side.

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