November 29, 2011

Dishcloth Week

This week I've been working on dishcloths.  I haven't made any in a while and needed to get rid of some of my stash of cotton yarn, so I plowed through it and grabbed some smaller amounts to use up first.  I mentioned on facebook what I was doing, and a couple of friends decided they needed new dishcloths, so that resulted in a couple of orders to fill.

I finished one order and partially completed another, and listed a couple of sets on Etsy.  I did have to buy more cotton yarn to do some of these orders, so there goes my idea of getting rid of some stash.  When these orders are done, I plan to get back to that plan, though.   We'll see how that works out for me.

Christmas-y dishcloths I'm working on

Since these are great as washcloths too, I think I'm going to list a set of red/white/green cloths and advertise that they'd be nice rolled up in a basket with handmade soap in a guest bathroom for the holidays.

Pretty blue dishcloths for a custom order

I enjoy making these dishcloths because it's pretty mindless work for me.  It's my own simple pattern and I've made so many of them, I can practically work them up with my eyes closed.


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KatieBug said...

These are nice! My mother-in-law uses these homemade ones all the time.

Marsha C said...

I got a few wahscloths made too this week.
I so love your pattern...but I wouldn't be able to make and sell your pattern :)

Kelli said...

I don't know why my photo isn't visible?. Hmmm.
I lood forward to trying your dishcloth pattern after my current projects are completed. Thanks for the pattern.

Tracy said...

I was thrilled to learn from my Aunt how to knot dishcloths in March before she died. I am now going to try your chrochet version