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Friday, January 31, 2014

November 2011 Stitch of the Month Knit

November 2011 Stitch of the Month Knit

This works up into an easy and pretty dishcloth. Just cast on 26 for a small one or 29 for a med one.
Work with a multiple of 3 stitches. plus 2.

For sample cast on 17 (3 x 5 = 15 + 2 = 17)

Row 1: P 2, * with yarn in back. slip 1 as if to k. p 2 *: repeat from * to .

Row 2: K 2, * with yarn in front. slip 1 as if to p. k 2 *: repeat from * to .

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: Purl

Repeat these 4 rows for pattern until square.

Note: if you have been making the stitches of the month, you can crochet around these and make an afghan out of them.


Sunday, January 26, 2014

October 2011 Pattern of the month Crochet Dishcloth

October 2011 Pattern of the month Crochet


I have an easy simple dishcloth for you this time. The two balls needed will make several dishcloths.

 G hook
1 ball variegated Peaches & Crème Cotton yarn
1 ball solid Peaches and Crème Cotton yarn.

Chain 32

Row 1: Dc in 4th in from hook, *skip 2 chains, 3 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 2 DC  in each of next  2 ch, repeat from * across row. Turn. 

Row 2: Ch 3, 2 dc in first dc, *skip 1 dc, 1dc in next 2 dc (2 dc group), skip 1 dc, 3 dc in sp between next 2 dc group, repeat from * across row. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, 1 dc in next dc, *skip 1 dc, 3 dc between next 2 dc, skip 1 dc, 2 dc in next 2 dc, repeat from * across row, end 2 dc in top of turning chain, turn.

Repeat Rows 2 and 3 four more times, do not fasten off.

Rd 1: ch 2, dc evenly around cloth, placing 3 dc in each corner, join with slip stitch.

Rd 2: ch 2, 1 dc in each dc, at the corner, place 3 dc in corner stitch.

 If you want a larger cloth, do another round of row 2, fasten off, weave in the threads.

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