Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Happy Hookiness!

Thought I'd share some of my latest hooky projects with you today. I'm in the middle of working on an afghan for myself right now & Alli just recently told me that she 'needed' a new one herself......which is true. The one I made her several years ago is a bit small for her now. She wants a 'Babette' pattern this time around. We're going to look at Michael's this Friday to start choosing some colors. I really need to push ahead & finish the one I'm doing right now so I can get busy on her new one. I LOVE starting a new project. When I'm not crocheting on my afghan, I'm working on dishcloths....trying to build my stash up for gift-giving. I love doing dishcloths......they're so quick & almost instant gratification, if you know what I mean. Here's some pictures that I took this afternoon.

I just absolutely LOVE this pattern. Kristi H & I did a little dishcloth swap. I had seen one of these that she had made.....she has crazy knitting skills......& asked if she would like to swap. I'd send her a crocheted one, if she'd send me one of these cool dishcloths. I loved mine so much, that I started googling til I found the pattern & it seemed fairly easy & so I decided to give it a whirl. I'm hooked now....a simple pattern that LOOKS like it isn't. ;-)
Your basic square....knit on the diagonal dishcloth. These are so super easy to make. I finished this one up this afternoon.
These four were made totally from scraps.....using a yarn-knotting technique that I believe I learned from Kristi also. So cool because the knot is almost invisible.
MOST of my stash so far......I believe that I have a couple other round crocheted ones that didn't make it into the photograph....but you get the idea.

4 comments:

Cindy Gay said...

You gave me one of those! Love it! And the blue, red & white doilies are beautiful.

Sandee said...

You make everything appear so easy!

Susan said...

Am working on a cotton basketweave baby blanket for an expected grand daughter right now but would love to do some wash cloths with my left over yarn. Is there a published pattern for the round ones? They are darling.

Mama Teaching 3 said...

Beautiful!