Crochet, dish/wash cloths, Patterns

Urchin Stitch Dishcloth and Washcloth (Crochet)

Urchin Stitch Dishcloth. I do love a good old stitch dictionary. The stitch for this dishcloth/washcloth comes from my rather tattered and well worn Tricot Encyclopaedia Of ¬†Knitting and Crochet stitches. To mirror the last row on these cloths. I rejoin yarn to the starting chain and work a row of the pattern. Not really… Continue reading Urchin Stitch Dishcloth and Washcloth (Crochet)

dish/wash cloths, knitting, Patterns

Mesh Soap Saver

In an effort to reduce the use of plastics using soap rather than body wash, which comes in plastic bottles, makes a lot of sense and saves cents too! Soap Savers are handy little pouches to keep your soap out of the water. Make a hanging loop and hang in the shower, prolonging the life… Continue reading Mesh Soap Saver

dish/wash cloths, knitting, Patterns

Half Brioche Stitch Dishcloth

Dishcloths are fun and fast to knit. An excellent way to try a new technique or stitch. You can even make one as a gauge swatch! Love texture but not keen on the purl stitch. This little pattern is a delight to work up. Lots of texture with minimal effort. Yarn: Fiddlesticks Finch 10ply (available… Continue reading Half Brioche Stitch Dishcloth

dish/wash cloths, knitting, Patterns

Garter Houndstooth Washcloth

Hand knitted dishcloths and washcloths make lovely practical handmade gifts. They will give years of practical service. Washable, reusable and a joy to use. The garter stitch houndstooth pattern is deceptively simple to knit, The garter ridges add a little scrub power to the cloth. Knit in a lovely soft 8ply Heirloom cotton for a… Continue reading Garter Houndstooth Washcloth