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5.000000 out of 5 stars

Small Yarn Bowl


Designer: Molly Conroy-Ungerecht
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 4.5" x 5.5" (worsted weight), 5" x 5.5" (bulky weight)
Yarn Lines: Wool of the Andes Worsted Yarn
Yardage: 137 - 220
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 11 (8mm): 16" circular, Size 11 (8mm): DPNs (optional for icord)
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
Weight: Worsted/Hvy Worsted
Shouldn't a yarn bowl be made of yarn? These adorable little yarn bowls use very little yarn and take very little time to make. They are great gifts for fellow knitters -- or for yourself!
The bowls are designed to fit one to two skeins of yarn. The yarn can be pulled out of the top or through the small opening made by the clasp. Because the clasp opens, yarn can be easily changed without cutting.
The pattern has two options, the first and slightly larger of the two, is made from one skein of Wool of the Andes Bulky yarn. The second is made from two skeins of Wool of the Andes worsted with the two strands held together.
The bowls are made from the bottom up, all in one piece with no seaming. They are felted to make them stronger and more stable.
They are two options for closures. First, buy a metal clasp and sew on after felting. Second, I include instructions for creating an I-cord clasp with two button. Both are functionally the same.
The pattern includes good instructions for felting.

Small Yarn Bowl Pattern (Paid Download)
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5 out of 5 stars

I love this pattern! I have given them as gifts and the recipients always love them as well. For my own use I make them a few rows shorter than the pattern says, and after they are felted they're the perfect size for a 50 gram ball of yarn. I like to knit with the yarn pulling from the inside of the ball, and with the ball nestled in the bowl I can do that without the ball collapsing into a big mess. They're great for knitting socks 2 at a time, it's less difficult to keep the balls of yarn separated, and they're less likely to escape my lap and roll across the floor!