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#21 Rebekah Krieger

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Posted 30 April 2014 - 08:24 AM

I have not done this yet but at NCECA a woman I was sitting next to told me her trick to making yarn bowls-    She cuts out the design but leaves a small connection near the top.  It prevents it from warping as it dries. Then once it is mostly dry she removes the small remaining piece.  


It makes sense to me, I plan to try next time I make some. 

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