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Christmas Pompom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

Published on December 20th, 2016 | by Merion

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Christmas tree pom pom tutorial!

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Pompoms make great wintery decorations – they look lovely hanging from a Christmas tree or just part of a snowy scene. They’re also the perfect chilly winters day activity as the yarn is all cosy to the touch and the winding gets your blood moving and warms you right up!

Pom Pom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

To make the Christmas Tree Pompom!

You will need:

To make the tree:

Fill half of the large maker with the Racing Green yarn. Fill till it is about 3/4 full.

Pom pom christmas tree by sew yeah

Then take the Evergreen yarn, combine it with the Racing Green and wrap both strands around the maker till that half  is full.

pom pom Christmas tree by Sew Yeah

Fill the other half of the maker with the Evergreen yarn.  Also make a brown PomPom using the small maker.

Pom Pom Chrismtas Tree by Sew Yeah

If you want the tree to be a hanging decoration then use a strand of yarn to tie around the PomPom when removing it from the maker. Then use a second strand of a gold or silver yarn and tie this around the middle of the PomPom to use as the hanging loop.

Pom Pom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

Complete the small brown PomPom and remove from the maker. Trim this Pom into a trunk shape – trim the top and the bottom flat and then trim around the middle so it is neat and cylindrical.

Christmas Tree Pom Pom by Sew Yeah

Trim the green Pom into a tree shape – begin by trimming the top half of the Pom into a cone shape – with the top of the cone being by the hanging loop.

Pom Pom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

Turn the tree upside down and trim the bottom of the Pom so it is flat.

Pom Pom Christmas tree by Sew Yeah

Keep trimming till you are happy with the shape. When finished use a glue gun or fabric glue to stick the trunk to the tree top.

Pom Pom Christmas tree by Sew Yeah

If you want a decorated tree glue small sequins and beads to the tree.

Pompom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

Finally add a small yellow PomPom to the top of the tree.

Pom Pom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

To make a snow covered tree!

Pom Pom Christmas Tree by Sew Yeah

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Fill the first half of the PomPom maker with the Evergreen yarn till it is about half full, then fill the rest of it with a mix of Evergreen and Racing Green. On the second part of the maker fill the first third with Racing Green yarn, the second third with a mix of Racing Green and White and the final third with white. Follow the above instructions to complete the tree.

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Merion admits that her stash is wildly out of control, but has many projects in dream-form! She loves knitting, crochet, Shire horses, cake and garden swing-seats.


Last updated: March 14th, 2017.

One Response to Christmas tree pom pom tutorial!

  1. Scottie Mom says:

    So cute! Such good timing- I just bought some pompon makers!

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