Issue 528 • Pom Poms - part II
Pom poms can be made in all shapes and sizes and with different yarns to different effects. Tian Foley’s tiny pom poms are the perfect whimsical touch to her wrap bracelets in Adelaide. Make your bracelet a single or double wrap and adorn with one or more pom poms to your liking.
Shown on a Christmas tree is a garland of rainbow colored La gran pom poms, and a multi colored La Gran pom pom as an ornament. La Gran mohair makes a soft, fluffy and wild pom pom! A pair of Liberty Wool Print pom poms, shown accenting a pair of oxfords, could just as easily be added to a keychain, a back pack or bag, a hat or the ends of a scarf. Let your imagination run wild!
Made with any yarn you have on hand, pom pom making is a great activity to do with children – any child old enough to handle scissors can, with help, have fun making pom poms.
published December 12, 2017
- 5 sts/inch on US 6-7 (4-4.5 mm) needle
- 123 yards/50 gram hank
- hand wash cool, dry flat
- 12 colors
Worsted weight pure merino in a palette of sumptuous heathers. This affordable merino is a go-to worsted weight you'll return to time and time again.
The five neutral shades and seven classic colors are all subtly heathered, adding depth and nuance to your projects. The two plies and a firm z twist give it bounce and spring. Wonderful stitch definition makes it perfect for cables and other textured stitches.
In Chalet, Squishess, designed by Talitha Kuomi, is a wonderfully warm and whimsical scarf with dangling pom poms.