Category: dishcloth

The Time I Finished Dishcloths

Like most knitter, sewing in the ends is my least favourite part. Projects have been known to languish for weeks or months waiting for that final bit of effort. One of my go-to vacation projects are dishcloths. Cotton yarn isn’t too hot on the beach with a quick and easy pattern that doesn’t require concentration. Coming home in the midst…

The Time I Tried New Dishcloth Yarn

Confession: I’ve tried scrubby dishcloth yarn but I’m not really a fan. I found it hard to knit with. The scrubby parts of it stuck together at seemingly every stitch. So as family and friends hinted with varying degrees of subtlety:   “I really like those scrubby dishcloths” “Have you ever knit with that scrubby dishcloth yarn?” “Can I buy…

I Packed My Yarn for Boston

Last weekend I went on a road trip to Boston. Since I was mostly going to be in the passenger seat, I had really good intentions of documenting my knitting on the trip by road signs. I’ve seen others do this and thought it was really cool. Things I learned on this trip:   It’s really hard to take clear…

Dishcloth Confession

Confession time:   Until recently, I’d never successfully knit a dishcloth from the classic Grandma’s dishcloth pattern. I’d tried, but for reasons I’m not completely sure of, I just had a mental block about it. I went on to knit other successful projects. I became completely obsessed with the garterlac dishcloth. I loved the pattern and after knitting dozens and…