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Call Her Blessed: Crochet A Dishcloth. I think I might be having a minor OCD episode.

Call Her Blessed: Crochet A Dishcloth

I can't seem to stop crocheting! I've had this hobby since I was a young child making lopsided blankets for my dollies, scarves for my teddy, and pillows for myself. I sure wish wearing doilies as sweaters was fashionable, because I'd be SET. I made about 100 of them in college. (Mom, Dad, close your eyes and skip to the next paragraph please) When I was working on an afghan for my grandma, I used to actually skip classes to work on it!

I KNOW - I was such a wild college girl. Good grief. So, as you can see, I've been sewing my crazy fingers to the bone recently. How to Make a Half Double Crochet Stitch. Quick and Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern. It's no secret that homemade dishcloths make great gifts.

Quick and Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Both crochet and knit varieties last forever, holding up through repeated beatings in the washer and dryer, not to mention what they go through in the kitchen or bath. Since they are inexpensive to make and work up quickly, they are also a great item to crochet or knit in bulk to sell at church bazaars and craft fairs. With the number of free patterns available on the internet, it's easy to make a nice gift with little time or money spent. I'm no designer and like to crochet simple things, but I played around with a favorite crochet stitch and threw this little number together very quickly. Others that I have shared the pattern with have proclaimed it to be a hit because of its simplicity and functionality, while still being an attractive piece. You may print this pattern for your personal use, but if sharing with others, please do so by providing a direct link to this page.

Gentle Ridges Dishcloth. Free Crochet Pattern: Organic Cotton Dishcloths. In need of a super speedy {but incredibly thoughtful} last minute handmade gift for your best friend's baby shower, your mother in law's birthday, your cousin's wedding, or a hostess gift for the neighbor down the street.... crocheted organic cotton dishcloths are the way to go!

Free Crochet Pattern: Organic Cotton Dishcloths

They're eco~friendly, luxuriously soft {no stiff kitchen cotton here ladies}, and you can whip up a whole set while watching your favorite late night movie or sitting at the ball field! Be careful though, this cotton comes in 21 gorgeous colors.... Handmade By Annabelle: Crochet Pattern: Not Your Grandma's Crochet Dish Cloths. Crochet Dishcloths. Crochet dishcloths are a super simple little gift.

Crochet Dishcloths

Not only do they really work great they make up very quickly. They are the perfect project to have around while watching TV, or for in the car during kid pick up time. I used this simple pattern that makes a nice scalloped border without having to crochet around the edge. You can find the pattern here. The Crazy Cloth. The Crazy Cloth Dishcloth Materials:Cotton – I used a cotton that is about equivalent to a size 3 thread in the US.

The Crazy Cloth

The lady who taught this dishcloth to me used Cotton Carpet Warp for hers. Hook – Appropriate for size yarn – I used a size 2 steel hook Stitches used : Sc = single chainDc = double chainCh = chainSl st = slip stitchCluster = Ch 3 and 3 Dc in space indicated Instructions: Wrap yarn around your middle and index finger 5 times. How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock. November 4th, 2010 1271Email 392 users recommend This Swiffer sock can be used as a duster (ruffly side), mopper (smooth side), and it fits right over your sweeper.

How to Make a Reversible Swiffer Sock

I took the photo on the bottom right just in case you were wondering if it really works—ick! Linda Permann To start, chain 31. Working in the front loop only, *ch 4, sl st in next dc; repeat from * across. Grandmother's Favorite pattern by Traditional Design. Diy wednesdays: crocheted cotton dish scrubbers. Our recent crappy weather has encouraged some quiet, crafty evenings at home.

diy wednesdays: crocheted cotton dish scrubbers

In going through our supplies, we’ve discovered tons of leftover yarn from previous projects. instead of trying to mix and match it all into one larger thing, we’ve discovered the joys of making little things—projects we can whip up in 30 minutes or so while catching up on flight of the conchords or whatnot… these dish scrubbers are a good example: quick and easy to make, a great use of cotton yarn scraps, and they make great gifts. plus they’re a great alternative to stinky, disposable sponges. use these, toss them in the laundry, and use them again and again and again. have fun!

Derek & lauren CLICK HERE for the full project and instructions here’s what you’ll need: -worsted-weight cotton yarn (available at yarn stores and craft stores for $3-$6 per skein). we used lion brand cotton in seaspray, paprika and avocado. 1. to make an 8″ square dish scrubber, chain 34 stitches with your crochet hook. Easy Textured Washcloth. By Erin Burger – 28 Comments Gauge: not needed for this pattern Need help understanding the abbreviations and symbols?

Easy Textured Washcloth

Check out the crochet abbreviation chart! Crochet Pattern: Easy Textured Washcloth Row 1: ch 22, sl st in third ch from hook, (hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch) across, ending with a hdc in last ch: 10 hdc, 10 sl st Row 2: ch 2, turn, sl st in first hdc, (hdc in next sl st, sl st in next hdc) across, ending with a hdc in beginning ch-2: 10 hdc, 10 sl st. Crochet Flower Hot Pad. Materials1/2 skein yarn (1st color)1/2 skein yarn (2nd color)size "G" crochet hook Instructions (for yellow and white hot pad) Starting with yellow yarn, chain 4.

Crochet Flower Hot Pad

Slip stitch to form a ring. Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), 13 dc in ring. Crocheted Double Thick Diagonal Hot Pad Pattern at Mielke's Fiber Arts. Double-thick Diagonally Crocheted Potholder This is not a pattern I designed, but one that was shared with me by a friend who learned it from a friend who…you get the idea.

Crocheted Double Thick Diagonal Hot Pad Pattern at Mielke's Fiber Arts

As I am often asked for the directions, I have decided to post it here.