Next Level Rope Bowl: Purple Edition

After my first venture into Next Level Rope Bowls, I immediately went in search of more vibrants colors on cotton craft cord.  And boy did I stumble across a gem with amazing products fro macrame, crochet & knitting: Wool Couture. I ordered the 5mm cotton macrame cord and was blown away at both the quality and the pigment. I immediately dove into the purple and planned to use three of my prints from Aura Collection: Aloha Spirit Windward, Hawaiian Honu Dawn, & Leis Burst Pineapple.

For this bowl, I wanted to make something epic and something different because I knew that it was going to be a winner. So I made the base bigger than I ever had and sharply made the turn for the sides.

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Since I planned to use the all the rope, I didn’t feel like the dainty end-of-line loop would be substantial enough of a handle. So I opted for handles that jutted out of the side not quite sure that I knew what I was doing, but winging it and plowing ahead like I do with basically every project. Enter, the Elmer’s Glue bottle, which was the perfect size and shape for the handle space that I envisioned.

I backstitched before and after the Elmer’s Glue Bottle and totally eyeballed making the two handles symmetrical. And then once the spaces were created, I continued sewing 6 rotations of the rope bowl before detaching from the handle and following the original circle again.

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If this is your first introduction to rope bowls, make sure to check out my original YouTube video tutorial. With my purple bowl, I super saturated it with Terial Magic to stiffen it and boy oh boy did it ever. This cotton macrame cord soaked up the stiffener and the marriage of products created a super durable and sturdy piece. So get ready get set go and make yourself some awesome sauce rope bowls.

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