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How to Do the Three-Leaf Clover Yo Yo Trick

With a little skill, you can flawlessly make three inside loops with your yo yo to perform the three-leaf clover yo yo trick.


  • Step 1: Put string on middle finger Place the loop of the yo-yo string on the middle finger of your favored hand.
  • Step 2: Place yo-yo in hand Hold the yo-yo in the palm of your hand, with the edge between your thumb and middle finger. Your palm is facing down.
  • Step 3: Throw the yo-yo up Perform your first loop by throwing the yo-yo out in front of you and up above your head.
  • TIP: Flick your wrist when you throw.
  • Step 4: Throw in front of you Throw the yo-yo directly in front of you to form another loop when the yo-yo returns.
  • Step 5: Throw downward Throw the yo-yo downward as it returns again to create the last loop.
  • Step 6: Grab yo-yo Catch the yo-yo as it returns after completing the third loop.
  • Step 7: Practice Practice and perform in front of your favorite audience.
  • FACT: Did you know? The first St. Patrick’s Day parade was on March 17, 1762, in New York, filled with Irish soldiers who served in the English military.

You Will Need

  • Yo-yo
  • Practice
  • Audience

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