asking for trouble


Making pom-poms! I think I've got the hang of it now.

I have been talking about making pompoms for ages now and I finally got around to it. I ended up ordering a set of smaller pompom makers as the one I had is hilariously ginormous and needs an entire ball of yarn.

Potting pom-poms since I keep killing all the plants.

As you can see, I got the hang of it pretty quickly and made lots in different colours, as well as some multicoloured ones! I wasn’t really making these with any project in mind, so I’ve been using them to decorate my flat. Potted pompoms! They’re much easier to look after than real plants.


My favourites of the others are hanging on my bedroom mirror. I might try making some tiny poms next, and then perhaps some of the more complicated ones that look like fruit and animals.


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