Jun 15, 2011

my first washcloth

~ Two of my favorite things are knitting and reading, and the evidence of this often shows up in my photographs. I love seeing what other people are knitting and reading as well. So, what are you knitting or crocheting right now? What are you reading?~ Ginny




I've knitted my first washcloth ever!
-after knitting a vest, mittens, hat etc.
-yes, I know people usually start by knitting washcloths when they are learning how to knit, but so far I didn't know where I would use it.

now I know. Washcloths are perfect for bucket showers. And where do you take bucket showers?
in africa people!
and so I made my own pattern because I couldn't find any chart with the map of africa online...
and it came out pretty nice :)
I'll write the pattern down and post it somewhere...

still not reading anything but school books - not worth posting :P
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what are you reading/knitting/crocheting right now? :)

10 comments:

  1. Now that's a fine washcloth! I too started knitting wash / dishcloths only recently and I'm pretty much hooked. It's a great way to use up stashed cotton yarn and cleaning is more fun with colourful cloths, really =)

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  2. wow, you did a brilliant job, it turned out really well! the running stitch outline really compliments it well and the heart is a lovely touch. love the color. well done!

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  3. That washcloth is awesome!

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  4. Great! Well done! When you can't fine something just do it by yourself.

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  5. Those washcloths rock. Awesome Jarka, your creativity is inspiring!!!!

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  6. I love that! The stitching around Africa makes it totally unique. I will definitely make one or more of these if you share the pattern. My cousin just adopted a boy from Africa, so she needs one for sure!

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  7. That looks AWESOME!! Coolest washcloth I've seen.

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