Snowy Pom Poms

A campaign: I ♥ Tottenham was started up to restore confidence in the community, after the summer riots across London in 2011. For the winter, they put on a music show for the kids, a celebrity turning on the Christmas lights and provided a Christmas tree for the town centre. To decorate it, they didn’t just want an artist to do something, but to include the community as well. Because of my regular weekly knitting and craft groups in the Tottenham area, I was asked to design and make decorations for the big tree, working with my library groups. So gathering up as many white plastic bags as I could get my hands on,  with bits of sparkle here and there, we stripped them all up and wrapped them into pom poms. Here’s what we did…

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