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A TEMARICIOUS SPRING

Happy Easter Monday, Pom Pom pals! We love this holiday for the chocolates, pretty dyed eggs, and for it’s heralding of Spring! And speaking of Spring, in our latest issue, we feature the pastel-tastic world of Temaricious. Based in Japan (where beautiful cherry blossom trees are one of the world’s springiest symbols) the ladies behind […]

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A POM POM WOOLLY WINTER QUILT

You probably know by now that here at Pom Pom we like to mix up our knitting and crochet and dabble in other crafts. What better time than the Christmas break to try something new? Enter this beautiful quilt from PPQ’s resident sewing expert Michelle Zimmer. And aren’t we predictable – this is a very […]

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SEYELLA MITTENS: EMBROIDERY TUTORIAL

Our Autumn issue contains several bi-craftual patterns, including the lovely Seyella mittens by Sarah Heys. These classic mittens knit up in no time and feature a beautiful embroidery pattern. Not to worry if you have never embroidered before, here is a handy tutorial to get you started… 1. Knit your mittens, find a needle and collect […]

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LIBERTY FABRIC – A PEEK BEHIND THE SCENES + GIVEAWAY!

You have probably noticed by now that our most recent Summer 2014 issue of Pom Pom features a new addition to the crafts covered in the Pom Pom pages, previous non knitting or crochet crafts have included seaweed pressing and embroidery to name but two! And the addition? Sewing of course! We published our first […]

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WASHI TAPE: SO MANY POSSIBILITIES!

Today we are taking a sort of break from all things knitting related to reveal one of our other passions: washi tape! We’ve been obsessed for a while now, and we thought we’d share one of our favourite washi/knitting tips that was mentioned in our first podcast last month – using it to mark knitting charts! Washi tape is […]

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THE WONDERS OF WOOL – NATURAL COLOUR

It’s day 3 of UK Wool Week! We’ve been celebrating all week, talking here about our favourite things about wool (the “wonders of wool” if you will!). You’re welcome to join in the conversation – just post on our daily theme via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #WOWeek. We’ll be choosing a lucky […]

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THE WONDERS OF WOOL – WARMTH

Welcome to our second Wool Week post! Just to catch you up, this week we’re expounding the Wonders of Wool with a different post on why we love wool so much each day. In fact, we love it so much we decided to create our own WoW hashtag so everyone can get involved. Look out for #WOWeek […]

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POM POM GARLAND

Hello there! Here at Pom Pom HQ (PPHQ for short) we have been enjoying pom poms on strings.  We have dubbed them pom pom garlands, here is a picture of one: If you have ever wondered how to better integrate pom poms into your life, a pom pom garland is one way. Decorate your walls, […]

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