Bowl of Compassion Submission Completed

BrentCLW's picture

Well, my very first felted project is completed, my submission for the 100 Bowls of Compassion Auction.
I'm attaching before felting and after felting pictures.

I made the bowl with Lion Brand wool for felting in a watery colorway and started with 100 stitches. Not wanting to knit a standard bowl shape, I instead searched for hat patterns and finally decided to knit the Triceratops Hat from ravelry. The best part was, I just got to knit and didn't have to worry about decreases.

By the way, for those who have asked about this, I felted this in my front loading washer and dried it on the sweater rack in my dryer.

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BrentCLW's picture

Finished bowl is 6 3/4

Finished bowl is 6 3/4 inches tall and 8" in diameter.

Jonathon, I'm email and sending in the form and will be mailing the bowl within the week. I have a few people who want to see it before I mail it.

Brent Troth  Clearwater, Florida

potterdc's picture

Can I tell you how excited I

Can I tell you how excited I am!?!? This is so cool - I can't wait to see it in person.

Jonathan in DC

TomH's picture

Great job. What are the

Great job. What are the dimensions of your finished bowl?

purlyman's picture

That looks great! So your

That looks great! So your front loader worked too. I love the fact that the top of hat worked out as perfect legs for the bowl to sit on. What a great idea!! Thanks for the pre- and post-felted pics. I hope we all get to see the various bowls that are created for this project!