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I love to design things!, working out how to solve a construction conundrum and create a new pattern is my idea of fun.

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Jester Bowl ,

from Claire Fairall Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Jester Bowl ,
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k = knit
  • p = purl
  • inc = make a stitch by knitting into the front and then the back of one stitch.
  • k2tog = Knit the next 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

2 designs of Jester Pot for you to decorate with jingle bells or beads.

The short bowl has 7 points decorating it. The tall bowl has 5 jester points around its edge.

These quirky, fun pots are quick and easy to knit and felt

My 3 page pattern gives you full and detailed instructions which cover the knitting the pattern, felting shaping and finishing your bowls.

Knitted using 1 strand of DK / 8ply pure wool - Handwash yarn.
Recommended yarn Double Knit or Worsted weight felting wool.
To obtain a thick felt with no visible stitches ensure your yarn is 100%
pure handwash only wool
Beware of "Superwash" it will not felt!!

Short Jester Pot Colour A 40g (80m / 87yds)
Colour B 25g (50m / 54yds)
Tall Jester Pot Colour A 45g (90m / 98yds)
Colour B 20g (35m / 38yds)


14sts x 21 rows = 10cm (4") square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Felted Size Short Jester Pot 8cm (3") H x 14cm (5.5") W Tall Jester Pot 11cm (4.25") H x 11cm (4.25") W


  • knitting needles 6.5mm, US size 10.5 , UK size 3
  • A spare knitting needle to work the points
  • 7 jingle bells or beads for the short pot.
  • 5 jingle bells or beads for the tall pot

Suggested yarn:

150 meters of DK weight