Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Fabric Bowl


©2009 Drew Emborsky
aka The Crochet Dude®

Made with strips of fabric this is a quick and easy project and a great way to use up fabric that you have on hand!

Finished size
9” across x 4.5” tall

Materials
2 yds cotton shirting fabric cut into
1 ½” strips

For a tutorial on connecting strips end to end click here.

Crochet Hook size Q (16mm)
Large eye needle to weave in ends

Gauge
5 sts x 4 rows = 4” in sc

Pattern

Rnd 1: Ch 3, 12 sc into 3rd ch from hook, do not join rnds, mark end of each rnd with a scrap piece of yarn (12 sc)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in ea st around (24 sc)
Rnds 3-5: Sc in ea st around
Rnd 6: [Sc, 2 sc] around (36 sc)
Rnds 7-10: Sc in ea st around
Rnd 11: [Sc, sk 2 sts, 4 dc in next st, sk 2 sts] around, sl st to first sc, fasten off (24 dc, 6 sc)

Weave in ends. Weave a strip of fabric in and out of the base of Rnd 11, tie into a bow. Fill with yarn or fruit.

Option: use your favorite yarn and the appropriate sized hook and you can work this bowl up in various sizes!