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Gum Flower Pom

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by Vicki Runnegar

Everyone agrees that gum flowers are pretty spectacular!  You can make your own little gum flower semi-pompoms with this quick and easy little tutorial.

First print out the Gum Flower Pom template and cut out 2 pieces onto medium weight cardboard.

Place the 2 pieces of the Gum Flower Template together, wrap around with some yellow yarn about 1 cm wide and 1 cm high.

Now wrap with the yarn colour that you would like your flowers to be.  Wrap so that it evenly covers the yellow a couple of times  in width and height.

With sharp scissors cut the yarn between the 2 pieces of cardboard, place a length of yarn between the 2  pieces of cardboard and tightly tie in a double knot.

Now gather all of the of the pieces of yarn together, with the yellow in the center, and the flower colour surrounding it.  Tie a length of yarn about 2 cm from the bottom end, snip off excess.

Trim the yellow center, so that it is quite short, and trim the surrounding colour a little to neaten.

Now you have your very own Gum Flower Pom’s.

 

 

Date:
23/01/2018