T-Shirt Yarn Crochet Bowl

The perfect center piece for your table.

Skill Level | Easy
Finished Size | 10.5″ diameter; 3″ tall

Fill it with flowers, fruit or anything you like to decorate the center of your table or fill this crochet bowl with your favorite thing – yarn.

If you’re looking for a simple project to make with that single skein of T-Shirt yarn in your stash, you’re in the right place. Our crochet bowl is sturdy enough to hold just about anything you want.

With this project you’ll get to practice crocheting in a spiral round, a skill that is used for all sorts of projects where a join isn’t what you want to see. Although we recommend T-Shirt yarn for our crochet bowl, you can substitute with another super bulky or even jumbo yarn.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as written instructions to walk you through the entire project step-by-step.

  • Approx 65 yds; T-shirt yarn
  • 9 mm Crochet hook
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use any T-shirt yarn?
Yes, any T-shirt yarn will work for this pattern.


  • Ch Chain
  • Cont Continue
  • PM Place Marker
  • Slst Slip Stitch
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
Crochet Bowl
Finished Size

10.5″ diameter; 3″ tall

Gauge

First 4 rds = 4″ diameter

Use a stitch marker to help you keep track of the beginning of the round when working in a spiral. Place a marker on the first stitch of every round.

Need to Print this Pattern?

You’ll find the full pattern for free here on this page. However, if you’d like a PDF version of this pattern to print or save for offline use, you can purchase it from our PDF shop.

Round 1:  Ch 2. 6 sc in first ch. PM on first sc. Do not join here or throughout pattern. Cont working in a spiral. (6 sts)

Round 2:  2 sc in every st. (12 sts)

Round 3:  1 sc in first st. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next st. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (18 sts)

Round 4:  1 sc in first 2 sts. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next 2 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (24 sts)

Round 5: 1 sc in first 3 sts. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next 3 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (30 sts)

Round 6: 1 sc in first 4 sts. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next 4 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (36 sts)

Round 7: 1 sc in first 5 sts. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next 5 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (42 sts)

Round 8: 1 sc in first 6 sts. *2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next 6 sts. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. (48 sts)

Rounds 9-12: 1 sc in every st. (48 sts)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

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