Azalea Bowls

Designer: Linda Permann
Finished Size:
Small bowl measures about 8″ in diameter and 2¾” tall; large bowl measures 11″ in diameter and 4″ tall.
Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet Thread size 10 (100% mercerized cotton; 360 yd [320 m]): #21 linen, 1 skein (for small bowl). Aunt Lydia’s Fashion Crochet Thread size 3 (100% mercerized cotton), 150 yd [138 m]): #423 maize, 1 skein (for large bowl). Yarns distributed by Coats & Clark.
Size B/1 (2.25 mm) hook (for small bowl), size D/3 (3.25 mm) hook (for large bowl). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Yarn needle; sugar; water; plastic wrap; bowls (used as molds); trash bag.
Gauge: For smaller bowl (size 10 thread): First 5 rnds = 3″ in diameter, unblocked. For larger bowl: (size 3 thread), first 5 rnds = 4½” in diameter, unblocked. Gauge is not critical, but will affect the finished size of your bowls. To make a gauge swatch, crochet the first 5 rnds of patt, remove hook, measure work.


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