About Little Wren Pottery

Hi there, I notice you're looking to buy one of my hand crafted pottery yarn bowls!

You can check to see if I have any in stock in my Etsy shop, Folksy shop or you can get in touch with me directly in the studio to place your order and I'll make one just for you.
4 Aug 17

Cat yarn bowls preview

Cat yarn bowl

I’m currently renewing the line of yarn bowls offered in the shop before the autumn/winter season. After retiring the Snail yarn bowl I was looking to replace it with a new design. When I make yarn bowls I get custom requests for pieces with a particular motif. Over the years I’ve gotten a lot of requests for cat yarn bowls.
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6 Jul 17

Sun and Moon yarn bowls

Moon yarn bowls have had a temporary rest from being in the shop. I wanted to alter the design on these pieces slightly for the Moon side. Each one of these yarn bowls is thrown by hand and then the sun and moon are cast from a plaster sprig mold. Basically it means that these medallions are modeled by hand once and can be reproduced multiple times.

Moon yarn bowls

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12 Apr 17

Yarn bowls in The Knitter magazine

Spring Magazine

This spring you can find Little Wren Pottery yarn bowls in a small feature in ‘The Knitter’ magazine. With it being a springtime issue it’s full of lighter projects. Reading it actually reminded me that I have a pack of linen yarn in my stash! I’ve never knit with linen before but some of the patterns here took my eye.
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22 Jan 17

Yarn bowl styles comparison

Recently I received an email about the sizing of yarn bowls, I’ve tacked this subject before but not for a while. I always felt the photos in that particular post could of been better. At the time I didn’t have any completed yarn bowls to compare just biscuit fired ones.

Pottery yarn bowls

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5 Dec 16

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Last week’s blog post focused on the barrel shaped yarn bowls, this week I’m taking looking at the star bowls. Star bowls have a different shape, size and price. These pieces have a more traditional bowl like shape with a distinctive curve on the inside and outside. They are sized a little smaller than the barrels for more petite balls of yarn.
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