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Crochet Nesting Bowls

Crochet
February 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch in single crochet (US)
4.0 mm (G)
510 yards (466 m)
This pattern is available for download for $5.00.

Bowls are worked with two strands of yarn held together. All instructions are written out completely with the beginner in mind, using no abbreviations. Includes both USA and UK notation. Requires knowledge of the following stitches:
chain stitch
slip stitch
single crochet (double crochet in the UK)

Materials needed:
G-6 (4.25 mm) crochet hook
8 ounces (225 grams) worsted weight yarn
Blunt yarn needle

An awesome project for the beginning crochet student! This nesting bowl pattern works up quickly with beautiful results.

The 6 page PDF file includes helpful tips throughout along with 16 full color, step-by-step photos.

When selecting yarn for this project, keep in mind that cotton makes a soft and sturdy bowl, acrylic is a tad floppy alone, but works well when blended with other fibers, wool creates cozy texture, while blends such as alpaca, linen, or metallic fibers add unique depth and richness to your final project.

Final measurements for the six bowls as pictured, from largest to smallest:
•6.25 inches wide, 2.75 inches deep (15.9 cm wide, 7 cm deep)
•5.75 inches wide, 2.5 inches deep (14.6 cm wide, 6.4 cm deep)
•5.25 inches wide, 2.25 inches deep (13.3 cm wide, 5.7cm deep)
•4.5 inches wide, 2 inches deep (11.4 cm wide, 5.1 cm deep)
•4 inches wide, 1.75 inches deep (10.2 cm wide, 4.4 cm deep)
•3.25 inches wide, 1.75 deep (8.3 cm wide, 3.8 cm deep)

Perfectly sized to nestle inside each other, these six bowls contribute an organic warmth and softness to your decor. They are also quite functional, excellent for organizing keys, pocket change, jewelry, decorative stones, pine cones, nuts, candy, office supplies, hair clips, keys, your cell phone, sewing notions….