Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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How do you knit a heart dishcloth? Recently I knit one for the Jo-Ann Fabric and Crafts knitting classes.  And it’s a nice dishcloth.  It is a good one to learn about twisted stitches, which are basically simple cable stitches.  And it has texture with seed or moss stitch on the heart. It got me to thinking though about knitting a simpler one that is smaller.  The dishcloth for Jo-Ann’s is about 10 inches square, and that’s a little large for me. One of my favorite easy knitted dishcloth patterns is for Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth.  This pattern is garter stitch, and... (Read More ...)

Yesterday I attended an Open House for instructors at my local Joann Fabrics and Crafts Store. I realized late the night before that it would be a good idea to wear a knitted heart, since Valentine’s Day is only a few days away. Don’t you think it’s a good idea for the knitting instructor to be showing Valentine crafts at the February Open House? I could not find the one I made a couple of years ago. 😳 No problem! I got out the pattern I created a couple of years ago and tweaked it. With only a few yards of yarn, I knit a heart in about 30 minutes. Rather than attaching it... (Read More ...)