felted bowls 2

A few people have asked about using circular needles to knit up the felted bowls.  I have never tried using them but found that using four double pointed needles was very easy.  Just start by casting on the required number of stitches evenly over three of the needles. Make sure that the stitches aren’t twisted and are all facing in the same direction.

One method of joining up the stitches is to slip one stitch from the left needle over to the right.  Now slip over the second stitch on the right needle to the left.  Start knitting using the fourth needle inserted into the first stitch on the left needle.

Click on these links for some really helpful tips on knitting with four needles and also knitting terms, including descriptions and videos of a whole range of terms and stitches.  Isn’t the internet amazing?

For a list of other bowl patterns try  this blogsite – Spinning Alpaca Yarns.

All you really need to know is how to cast on,  knit and decrease.

Happy knitting.

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