Work between the pompoms on thread only. Do not try to pull the pompoms through your stitches!
9 US 5.5 mm
10 sts x 12 rows =4” in Stockinette Stitch
I-9 US 5.5mm
7 x 10 rows = 4” in Single Crochet (US)
video demontrating knitting technique:
video demonstrating crochet technique