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Fork Pompom Garland by Emma Scott-Child

Published by : Claire

Did you know that you can make a pompom with a fork? It’s a quick way to make a mini pompom.We made a few, then joined them all together in a garland which looks pretty when you hang it around a mirror or a window.

You will need

Wool
Dental floss
A fork
Small scissors,

Instructions

Wrapping wool around folk1. Start by winding some wool around a fork, leaving the gaps at the bottom. Make sure you don’t let it unravel off the end of the fork.

How to make a Pom Pom Garland step 2 2. Thread some dental floss through the middle gap at the bottom of the fork. This will be the thread that holds the pompom together. I use dental floss because it is incredibly strong so you can pull it very tight.

How to make a Pom Pom Garland - Step 33. GROWN-UP JOB Tie the dental floss tightly around the wool. This is a grown-up job because it needs to be really tight. Get a helper to place their finger on the knot and tie a double knot.

How to make a Pom Pom Garland - Step 44. Keep the dental floss ends long; these will help you to tie it onto the garland later.

How to make a Pom Pom Garland - Step 55. Using the small scissors, cut the wool on one side of the fork. It will spring up like a pompom. Cut the other side as well. Slide it off the fork.

6. Trim the stray bits to neaten it up and make it spherical.

How to make a Pom Pom Garland - Step 67. Make as many pompoms as you want! Use the dental floss threads to tie the pompoms onto a long piece of wool to make a garland.

8. Now you have a long garland of pompoms!

How to make a Pom Pom Garland - Quick crafts book by Emma Scott-ChildFork Pompom Garland is from designer and founder of Ladyland art club, Emma Scott-Child, taken from her new book Quick Crafts for Parents Who Think They Hate Crafts.

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