Handcrafted Wooden Yarn Bowl

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This beautiful wooden yarn bowl is handmade in India by women in safe working conditions who are paid fair wages for their craftsmanship. The Indian rosewood and teak wood bowl neatly corrals a ball of yarn and has a notch to help meter out untangled lengths.

  • Materials: 100% Sheesham Indian rosewood or teak
  • Includes: One bowl, one skein of Banana Fiber multi-color yarn, one knit pattern, and one crochet pattern
  • Lightweight and portable, great for keeping in yarn tote for on-the-go knitting/crocheting
  • Handcrafted by workers being paid fair wages & fairly traded
  • Wooden design durable enough for travel
  • Will comfortably fit a 100 gram ball of bulky yarn
  • Each purchase helps to create safe and reliable jobs for over 50 families in India
  • Made in India
  • Dimensions: 5" diameter x 2.5"
  • Weight: 0.88 lb

29 Reviews (4.7 out of 5 Grommets)

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10/12/2018 by Nan

This bowl is both beautiful and functional. It is a winner!


A much appreciated gift

9/23/2018 by Rae

I purchased this item for my sister's birthday; she does a lot of crochet and often complains of the havoc that her dog wrecks on her yarn. When she received her package, I immediately got a very excited phone call from her, telling me how much she loved it, how attractive it was and how much she looked forward to using it. I think it would be a fabulous gift for the crafter in your life, whether that person is yourself or another.More > < Less



7/27/2018 by Nola

Okay, this is the truth. I have purchased 3 for my daughter in upstate New York, 2 for my sister in Florida and 2 for my daughter that lives with me. Oh yes, I have purchased 3 for myself. They are so beautiful and the craftsmanship is wonderful. The yarn is simply awesome, I love the feel and colors.More > < Less



7/26/2018 by Saundra

Loved it


I gave it as a gift and it was a hit!

7/26/2018 by Kathy

My friend has been coaching me to crochet so I bought her this as a gift and she loved it. I haven't seen it in person but she assures me that it's lovely.More > < Less

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A handcrafted wooden bowl keeps yarn tidy.

About Darn Good Yarn

Sari Yarn

The wooden yarn bowls and silk sari yarn from Darn Good Yarn are made in India by women who are paid fair wages and provided safe working conditions—because Founder Nicole Snow wouldn’t have it any other way. She’s committed to supporting women through economic empowerment as well as Fair Trade practices.

These goods that do good stand-out for being beautifully made, too. The silk sari yarn saves vintage saris destined for the dump by upcycling them into colorful yarn. Each sari is torn by hand and sewn into strips that can be knitted, crocheted, woven—or used any way you like. And Indian rosewood and teak are used to craft notched bowls that keep yarn neatly corralled.

Nicole was looking for a way to combine two loves—creativity and helping people—when she retired from the U.S. Air Force. With Darn Good Yarn, she ensures that her workforce of women isn’t just making ends meet—they’re helping their families flourish.