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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 07-09-2014 04:25 AM 1335 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bowl helps to stop the yarn ball from running away while the ladies keep pulling the yarn for knitting or crochet work. The opened long slot allows them to change the knitting project anytime they want, while they can use the small hole for one color knitting project. I got the idea from a ceramic yarn bowl and I turned this one from red gum. photo #4 was one of my wife knitting work

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 07-09-2014 04:46 AM

My wife coulda used one of those a few hundred years ago…!

Very cool useful gizmo to keep the ball in place as it’s being used!

Very COOL, NIce, etc…

Nice wood

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 07-09-2014 06:13 AM

Great idea Sam! I’ve seen yarn balls running all over the house when my wife was crocheting intricate patterns with 20 or 30 different balls comprising a row in an afghan!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 07-09-2014 08:37 AM

Nice work Sam, a great way to control the ball of wool. Very interesting and neat knitting by your wife, you will
look great in the jumper.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 07-09-2014 10:41 AM

Boy our Lab puppy would like to see that in action. Nice job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 07-09-2014 12:11 PM

Sam, that is really a neat idea!! I really like the one you made. I should ask my wife if she would like one.

Thanks for posting it!!....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 07-09-2014 12:25 PM

I know a few people that would like one of these. Thanks for sharing!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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lew

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#7 posted 07-09-2014 12:27 PM

Sweet idea, Sam!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 07-09-2014 06:38 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 07-09-2014 06:38 PM

That is a really nice idea, useful for anyone that knits. I will show this to my wife!
Beautiful looking too!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#10 posted 07-10-2014 12:48 AM

A great idea Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 07-10-2014 03:23 AM

Nice job Sam as usual, a very practical addition to the Knitter’s kit :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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