The Lymm Tree

Following the successful Jubilee Yarn Bomb in the village, and the positive response to the crowns and guards we would now like to do something on a much greater scale that will bring even more attention to Lymm Village.

Last year a village in Devon created a yarn Christmas Tree, and we would like to create The Lymm Tree.

Ours will be approximately 4m tall and a 2m diameter at the bottom, made up of hundreds of crochet / knitted squares, supported on a steel and wire structure, with a concrete base in the ground.

Initially the aim is for this to be a Christmas tree, but we aim to build on this and change the theme over the seasons to support other events in Lymm.  For example cascading poppies for Remembrance, ducks at Easter in line with the Duck Race, boats / cars for Historic Transport Day, general linkage to the canal.  The three part modular structure will give us flexibility for other seasonal theme formats.

We hope this will be a real community project with many crafters of all ages contributing their squares to the project.   Squares are to be 19cm made out of acrylic DK yarn (acrylic is better than wool when wet).

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