A knitting bowl for CANDY, and other gifts

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Project by bushmaster posted 08-24-2016 04:53 AM 551 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter texted me and said she wanted to me to bring a yarn bowl, I was very busy getting ready for this two month trip, but though if my daughter was taking up knitting I would take the time and make her a knitting bowl that would knock her socks off. My oldest daughter knits like a house on fire…. Well come to find out later it was for her friend CANDY. Anyway I thought the streaks and bright colors would be neat and go well with colorful yarn. I wanted to try the metod I used on the last project anyway, I still had some leftover dye. Its abit bright and shocking.
I did it all on the lathe this time. Here is a couple of construction photo’s before the finish.

While I was at it I finished up a smaller natural colored one in case the colored one was too much, but I guarantee she would never find another one like it.

I am on my way to volunteer at a repair and building project in oregon and visiting a number of friends and family, so I wiped a a number of French rolling pins. I can make them fast and they make great Thankyou gifts, especially to the cook at the youth camp.

Thanks for looking and comments are appreciated even though my last project was of this idea, but you may see more. I found a whole kit of printer ink that I though I had thrown way.

PS. The colored towel that the pictures where taken on wasa gift of appreciation from the lady I gave the first knitting bowl that I made.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-24-2016 04:59 AM

Sweet yarn bowl, Brian!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#2 posted 08-24-2016 05:49 AM

Nice job on the bowls Brian. I’m wondering if you will move the lathe indoors for the winter.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 08-24-2016 05:57 AM

Looks to me you’re just spinning one sweet yarn here Brian…..

Bowl looks good sir….anyone would be thrilled to receive such a beautiful hand made gift….TOP JOB!!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#4 posted 08-24-2016 06:08 AM

Nice red colour on this one.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 08-24-2016 08:10 AM

I Love it Brian.
Great job.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 08-24-2016 11:30 AM

Nice. Maybe she will want it just because you made it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 08-24-2016 12:17 PM

Wow. Beautiful bowl.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 08-24-2016 02:46 PM

WOW! The usual fantastic job.

-- just rjR

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#9 posted 08-24-2016 05:56 PM

Bowl is beautiful.

-- Bruce - Indiana

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#10 posted 08-27-2016 02:04 AM

Nice job!

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