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Sheep Ceramic Yarn Bowl for Knitting or Crocheting: Cream Knitting Bowl, Wife Gift for Knitters, Handmade Yarn Holder - Ready to Ship

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Yarn bowls or Knitting Helpers. When knitting or crocheting, they keep your wool clean, off the floor and away from the cats (should you have 'em). This cream bowl is pretty to look at, and great for storing your knitting project while it is in progress. This yarn bowl features a sweet (if slightly sheepish) woolly creature I named Sophie.

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As is the nature of handmade 'one of a kind' work, the actual bowl you will get will be very similar, but not identical to the one pictured.

This listing is for 1 Yarn Bowl (accessories not included).
Approx Dimensions: 3.5" high, 5.5" wide

Item# E1885
I threw this bowl on my potter's wheel from white stoneware and trimmed the bottom of the bowl to create a wide, stable foot. At this point, a clay medallion stamped with 'Sophie the Sheep' (using a stamp which I carved myself) was added onto the bowl. I then carved a 'L' shaped notch to allow removal of the ball of yarn from the bowl during the project. I also added two holes on either side of the notch, to allow storing knitting needles (as pictured). You could also use them to run yarn through, if you don't plan to remove the yarn during the project.

I glazed the bowl with a lovely semi-matte cream glaze I developed myself. The foot-ring of the bowl is unglazed. The bottom of the bowl is stamped with my maker's mark ('Miri Hardy').

I mix all my glazes from scratch, so I know exactly what is in them. The glazes I use are food safe and do not include lead or other toxic materials. This bowl can be safely put in the microwave or dishwasher, if you so desire.
Customer Feedback for my yarn bowls:

"I just wanted to let you know that I have been knitting with my bowls and they are such a joy! I have never owned one before, and honestly thought I would just get one because they are pretty, but it actually works really nice for my knitting! The sizes are perfect and the edges are nice and smooth. The needle holes are great as well. The weight is perfect and they don't budge when I'm knitting...I LOVE them.. I'm actually kinda bummed when I need to take my knitting OUT of the bowl when I'm knitting on the go! ."

"I am using my yarn bowl and it works great. Working on a baby afghan and no more yarn getting away from me. I love it."
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