Dishcloth Frenzy

Dishcloth Frenzy

Some special birthday girl will be getting some super cute dishcloths this weekend!  Why?  Because I was in the dishcloth making mood. The 3 I made were from www.ravelry.com They are called, “The Soft Waves – Kitchen Lovelies”  (pictured on the bottom right), “The Sunrise Dishcloth” (in the middle), and my favorite “The Moon Flower Dishcloth” (bottom left).  They are all made from the same skein, a Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream stripes called Natural Stripes. All the patterns are free on Ravelry, I will include the “Sunrise” cloth on here, very easy! Sunrise Washcloth Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton GAUGE: Exact gauge is not essential to this project. STITCH EXPLANATION: TECHNIQUE EXPLANATION This design begins by working an adjustable ring to create a neat, closed center on the finished Washcloth. Adjustable ring method: Wrap yarn around index finger. Insert hook into ring on finger, yarn over and draw up a loop. Carefully slip ring from finger and work the stitches of Rnd 1 (in pattern, below) into the ring. When Rnd 1 is complete gently, but firmly, pull tail to close up the ring. NOTES: Washcloth is worked in continuous rnds. Do NOT join and do NOT turn at the end of rnds. WASHCLOTH Following the Technique Explanation above, make an adjustable ring. Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work 9 sc in ring; do not join. Place marker to indicate beginning of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed. Rnd 2: Work 2 hdc in each sc around – 18 hdc at the end of this rnd. Rnd 3: (2 dc in next hdc, ch 1, sk next hdc) 9 times – 18 dc...
4th of July crochet project

4th of July crochet project

My daughter Kaitlyn has a website for her crochet and knitting projects.  It’s www.thecraftattic.com.  On there she blogs about projects she is working on or testing for others.  Today she created a dishcloth that looks like a flag in honor of Independence Day coming up this week.  Enjoy making this for your kitchen sink too! USA Flag Dishcloth Jul 2, 2013 by Kaitlyn Pattern by: Kaitlyn To celebrate July 4th, I’ve written up this dishcloth pattern! Enjoy! Materials: US H/8 or 5mm crochet hook Red, white, and blue cotton yarn scissors yarn needle Let’s get started… with red,  ch 30 hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each st across, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, switch to white, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, switch to red, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, switch to white, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, ch 2, turn hdc across the row, switch to blue, ch 2, turn hdc 13, switch to red, hdc 14, ch 2, turn hdc 13, switch to blue, hdc 14, ch2, turn hdc 13, switch to white, hdc 14, ch 2, turn hdc 13, switch to blue, hdc 14, ch 2, turn hdc 13, switch to red, hdc 14, ch 2, turn hdc 13, switch to blue, hdc 14 fasten off and weave in all ends using white yarn and yarn needle, sew x’s  onto the blue portion of the dishcloth to represent stars Optional: Join white yarn to the edge of the flag, ch 1, sc evenly around the flag...
Kitchen Lovelies

Kitchen Lovelies

Some of my favorite patterns to crochet are for dishclothes.  These lovely dishcloths are so nice to use, they are just the right size and do well in scrubbing those dirty dishes clean!  Enjoy crocheting these lovelies or send me a message and I will gladly make one for you for just $7.99 or 2 for $10....