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  • Yarn Bowls - The Complete Guide

    What is a Yarn Bowl?

    Yarn Bowls UK

    A yarn bowl, also known as a Wool Bowl or a Knitting Bowl, is a bowl-shaped object that is used to hold yarn. It is typically made of a material that is smooth and non-abrasive, such as wood, ceramic, or even plastic. Yarn bowls come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they can be decorated in a variety of ways.

    It's important to look closely at the dimensions when choosing the best yarn bowl as they come in all sorts of sizes. Generally, your average yarn bowl will measure around 10 to 16 cms in diameter (4 to 7 inches).

    Yarn bowls, also known as wool bowls or knitting bowls
    Individually handmade ceramic yarn bowls with distinct leather handles including holes for needles and hooks. Available in our FelinFach online shop, click here...

     

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    A customer review of the FelinFach Yarn Bowls...

    Yarn Bowls Customer Reviews - all independently verified - 5 stars"Last week, whilst looking on your website for some Welsh Christmas gifts I came across one of these yarn bowlsūü§ó. Never seen a yarn bowl like this before; it's a handmade ceramic yarn bowl and I fell in love with it straight away ūüėć. So, I treated myself with an early Christmas present ūü§óūü§ó. It arrived yesterday and it's so lovely. Keeps a ball of wool in place a treat as well as your knitting needles and crochet hook".

     

     

     

    Benefits of using a Yarn Bowl

    Yarn bowls are a great way to keep your yarn organised and tidy. Importantly, they can also help to prevent your yarn from tangling or just falling on to the floor and getting dusty. If you are a knitter or crocheter, a yarn bowl is near to a must-have accessory.

    Here are some benefits of using a yarn bowl:

    • Organisation:
      Yarn bowls help to keep your yarn organised and tidy. This can be especially helpful if you have a lot of yarn.

    • Tangle prevention:¬†
      Yarn bowls can help to prevent your yarn from tangling. This is because the bowl keeps the yarn from getting twisted and knotted.

    • Aesthetics:¬†
      Yarn bowls can be a beautiful addition to your knitting or crocheting space. They come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and they can be decorated in a variety of ways.

    • Portability:¬†
      Yarn bowls are portable, so you can take them with you when you travel. This is great if you like to knit or crochet while you are on the go.

    Tips for using a Yarn Bowl

    • Choose the right size yarn bowl:¬†
      Make sure to choose a yarn bowl that is the right size for your yarn. If the bowl is too small, your yarn will be cramped, and it will be difficult to work with. If the bowl is too large, your yarn will be loose, and it will be easy for it to tangle.

    • Choose the right material yarn bowl:¬†
      Yarn bowls are made from a variety of materials, including wood, ceramic, and plastic. Choose a material that is durable and that will not damage your yarn.

    • Choose the right design yarn bowl:¬†
      Yarn bowls come in a variety of designs. Choose a design that you like and that will complement your knitting or crocheting space.

    • Thread the yarn through the hole:¬†
      To use a yarn bowl, simply place the yarn in the bowl and thread the end of the yarn through the hole. Then, start knitting or crocheting as usual. The yarn will feed out of the bowl as you work, and it will be much less likely to tangle.

    • Keep the yarn bowl clean:¬†
      To keep your yarn bowl clean, simply wipe it with a damp cloth. Avoid getting the yarn bowl wet, as this can damage the material.

    Choosing a Yarn Bowl

    Here are some factors to consider:

    • The size of your yarn:¬†
      Make sure to choose a yarn bowl that is the right size for your yarn. If the bowl is too small, your yarn will be cramped and it will be difficult to work with. If the bowl is too large, your yarn will be loose and it will be easy for it to tangle.

    • The material of the yarn bowl:¬†
      Yarn bowls are made from a variety of materials, including wood, ceramic, and plastic. Choose a material that is durable and that will not damage your yarn.

    • The design of the yarn bowl:¬†
      Yarn bowls come in a variety of designs. Choose a design that you like and that will complement your knitting or crocheting space.

    At the end of the day, personal choice and budget will be as big factors in choosing a yarn bowl as much as practicalities. With so many different yarn bowls on the market, you are sure to find the perfect one for your needs.

     

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    Last update 2nd April 2023

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