Friday, March 16, 2012

The Dishcloth and Waiting Room Connection

I have been keeping a couple of very special people company lately and a lot of that time has been spent in waiting rooms. So, I have been knitting cotton dishcloths using crochet cotton I have found in op shops for $1 a ball. I cast on 40 stitches using two strands, on size 12 needles and knit until I think the cloth is big enough, usually the span of my hand. Each ball makes two cloths and they are great to use because of the way the garter stitch picks up the crumbs. They machine wash really well.


  1. Hi Jane, what a fanatstic project! Well done on another great find at the op shops. Two enthusiastic thumbs up!

  2. Love the dischcloth idea - emindedn me of some myniece gave me a few years ago and inspired me to get going. I hope your two special people are doing well.

    I started a scarf last year while sitting by my mum's bedside as she was dying and have just been able to come back to it to finish it and now when I wrap it around it reminds me of the love and warmth she gave me..


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