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KNITTING TREE COSIES AT BROOME FARM

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As the nights grew colder and the cider gardens emptied, we headed down to Broome Farm in Hereford to give our apple trees some much needed TLC. To reward our hard-working trees for a bumper crop, we wanted to keep our trees cosy in the winter and wrap them in festive jumpers. With a car boot full of yarn and a very eager crew of knitters, we were ready for the task ahead.

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As soon as we got to the farm, our team was yarn bombing and painstakingly cutting out felt letters for the cosies. To make the explosion of knitted colour materialise, we enlisted a professional yarn bomber, Deadly Knitshade, to help us out. And we couldn’t have done it without the help of you guys! While you told us your favourite Bulmers flavour using #LiveColourful on Twitter, we knitted personalised tree cosies for some of you lucky people!

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After days of yarn bombing, 1.5 million stitched patches and 15km of tree cosies, we had produced an ocean of colourful, knitted goodness in the hilly orchards of Broome Farm. Our apple trees sure look cosy and colourful! Check out how it all went down in the film below and remember to #LiveColourful…