Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Those Dishcloths...

I've already gifted off 4 pretty ones in sherbert sort of bright pastels. Here are some of the others so far.

And a pattern I'm using from the Big Book of Dishcloths I mentioned:

G hook (I prefer an H hook with the cotton)
1 skein Peaches & Cream or Sugar & Cream

Ch 43
ROW 1: (DC, ch 1 DC) in 5th ch from hook *skip next 2 ch, 3 DC in next ch, skip next 2 ch (DC, ch 1, DC) in next ch*
Repeat ** across to last 2 ch and skip 1 ch, DC in last chain
ROW 2: ch 3 (DC, ch 1, DC) in ch 1 space, 3 DC in middle of 3 DC on previous row...follow pattern across with V-stitch over V-stitch and 3 DC over 3 DC.

Repeat ROW 2 for desired length then add border/edge of choice around block. I did a simple HDC around most of my blocks, but you could SC, or even play with a scallop if you like.

That pretty variegated with the lavender-greens-tan will be a set...I'm working a solid tan then a solid lavender to pair with it, with the variegated edging to tie them together more.

I am so glad Lyn sparked my motivation to make more of these!


Beautifully Veiled said...

Can I say how glad I am to see that someone else is "addicted" to dishcoths as well? My family thinks I'm a little crazy. But it is so comforting to me....And you have something for your effort real soon! I'll be checking out that book. Thanks for sharing!

Debi said...

I like that purple and green one. Looks really pretty and you know you missed my B-day.

Of course I usually miss yours too. LOL!!!

Blessedmom said...

Those are beautiful!

Sharmayne said...

Just love the dishcloths! Can't wait to get moved , unpacked & then start on some for our new home

Angie said...



Jeremiah 6:16
Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls.

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