Paper Plate Bowl Weaving!

Paper Plate Weaving – Colourful Bowls – Happy HooligansNext, make an uneven number of marks, evenly spaced, around the edge of the paper plate.

Then draw a straight line to connect each mark to the circle that you drew.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Cut”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Cut along each line, stopping at the circle that you drew.

Now, make cuts on either side of each cut to form a V.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Fold”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Fold each section at the pencil circle line and bend the sections up to form shape of your bowl. If any of the sections overlap, trim to make the V wider so there’s no overlap when the bowl is formed (see video).”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Begin weaving”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Slip a piece of yarn between one of the cuts, leaving a tail, which you can hold down with your thumb while you get started. Weave in and out of the cuts, around and around the bowl. NOTE: Keep the sections of your bowl folded upwards as you weave. If you flatten them down, your weaving will not resemble a bowl.

Occasionally stop to assess your work and to push your yarn down if need be to ensure the paper plate isn’t visible through your weaving.”}],”image”:{“@type”:”ImageObject”,”@id”:”″,”inLanguage”:”en-US”,”url”:””,”width”:600,”height”:400,”caption”:”child weaving on paper plate”}},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”To change colours”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”To change to a new colour, snip your yarn, leaving a tail, and tie on a new piece of yarn, leaving another tail. You can trim these tails and tuck them in when you finish weaving. “}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Finishing your weaving”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Stop weaving about 1/8 of an inch away from the top of the bowl. Cut your yarn and leave a tail which you will tuck in shortly.”}]},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Fold the edges”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Fold the remaining top edge of each section down and crease firmly to create the bowl’s rim and to ensure your weaving doesn’t slip off the top of the bowl.”}],”image”:{“@type”:”ImageObject”,”@id”:”″,”inLanguage”:”en-US”,”url”:””,”width”:600,”height”:450,”caption”:”folding edges of paper plate down over weaving”}},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Decorate the inside base”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Brush some glue over the inside base of the bowl, and use a long strand of yarn to create a spiral to cover the base of the bowl.”}],”image”:{“@type”:”ImageObject”,”@id”:”″,”inLanguage”:”en-US”,”url”:””,”width”:600,”height”:400,”caption”:”close up sprial yarn bottom of bowl”}},{“@type”:”HowToStep”,”url”:”″,”name”:”Tuck in tails”,”itemListElement”:[{“@type”:”HowToDirection”,”text”:”Using a pencil, tuck in any loose tails of yarn.”}]}],”inLanguage”:”en-US”}]}]]>