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Lacy Easter Bowl

Image of Lacy Easter Bowl Designed By Julie A. Bolduc

This bowl is made for filling with Easter grass and decorative Easter eggs. It is fun and easy to make and can be made in just a few hours.
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Materials Needed
Size 10 crochet cotton in any color. Aunt Lydia's in delft blue was used in the example.
Size 7 steel crochet hook
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
Fabric Stiffener that will result in a very rigid finish
A small plastic bowl for dipping work in
A pyrex bowl 1½pt mixing bowl for mold
Plastic wrap

Yarn Thickness: 10thread
Gauge: 8dc=1"
Finished Size: 5½" diam x 3¼" high
Skill Level: Intermediate

Special Stitch: (Dcdec) Double Crochet decrease. *Yo, insert hook in next dc, yo, pull up a lp, yo pull through 2lps on hook twice. Yo, pull through all 3 lps on hook.

Image of Pyrex Bowl

Instructions
RND 1: Ch5. Join w/slst to first ch to form ring. Ch3, 15dc in ring. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 2: Ch3, dc in same st as slst. Ch2. Sk 1 dc. *2dc in next dc. Ch2. Sk 1 dc. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 3: Ch3. dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 4: Ch3. Dc in next dc. Ch6. *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch6. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 5: Ch5. Dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch6 sp. ch3. *Dc in next dc. Ch2. Dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch6 sp. Ch3. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch5.

RND 6: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. (Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3. 2dc in next dc. Ch3.) *2dc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 7: Ch3. dc in next dc. (Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, twice. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch1.) * Dc in each of the next 2 dc. rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 8: Ch3. (Dc in next dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 3 times. Ch3. ) Dc in next dc. 1Dcdec. Dc in next dc. Rep bet (). Dc in next dc. Rep from * 7 times more. Rep bet () once. Join w/slst to top of dcdec.

RND 9: Slst into the next dc. Ch6. (Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, 4 times. Dc in next dc. Sk next st.) *Dc in next dc. Ch3. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch6.

RND 10: Ch6. (Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, 3times. Sk next ch3 sp. Dc in next dc. Ch2.) *Dc in next dc. Ch3. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to 3rd ch of ch6.

RND 11: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. (Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, twice. Sk next ch3 sp. 2dc in next dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch2 sp. Ch3.) *2dc in next dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 12: Ch3. Dc in same st as slst. (Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, twice. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 13: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch6. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 3 times. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 14: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Sc in next ch6 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 4 times. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 15: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, 3 times. Sk next ch3 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 16: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, 2 times.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 17: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, twice. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2dc. Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3.) * Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 18: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3, sc in next c3 sp, 3 times. Ch3. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch6.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 19: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 4 times. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Sc in next ch6 sp.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 20: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, 3 times. Sk next ch3 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 21: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp, ch3, twice. Sk next ch3 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3.) * Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from* around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 22: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Sc in next ch3 sp. Ch3. Sk next ch3 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3. Sc in next ch3 sp, 2 times. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 23: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Ch6. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 3 times. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 24: Ch3. Dc in next dc. (Sc in next ch6 sp. Dc in each of the next 2 dc. Ch3, sc in next ch3 sp, 4 times. Ch3.) *Dc in each of the next 2dc. Rep bet () once. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3.

RND 25: Ch3. Dc in each of the next 4 sts. 3dc in each of the next 5 ch3 sps. *Dc in each of the next 5 sts. 3dc in each of the next 5 ch3 sps. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off and weave ends into back of work.

Finishing
Step 1: Tape plastic wrap to outside of pyrex bowl to completely cover it. Set aside.
Step 2: Pour about ¼ cup fabric stiffener in plastic bowl and dip crochet piece in it completely saturating work.
Step 3: Place work on bottom of plastic covered pyrex bowl to shape crocheted bowl. Allow to dry overnight.
Step 4: Remove piece from pyrex bowl, fill with Easter grass and goodies! Enjoy!

Design written on Tuesday, March 18, 2008. Copyright ©2007 By Julie A. Bolduc p116016

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