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kristinw
03-05-2006, 11:58 AM
This is my second FO ever. The first was also a dishcloth, but this is my first time using cotton. This was SnC in Butter Cream. I just loved the colors. I found cotton much less forgiving. I had a hard time with the tension. My first cloth was in acrylic. I got the pattern from here: http://www.jimsyldesign.com/~dishbout/kpatterns/knitting.html. I am going to stick to dishcloths for a while until I learn all the different stitches, etc.

Even though it is not perfect, I am proud! :D

Ingrid
03-05-2006, 12:03 PM
You should be proud! Your stitches are all in the right place, and it looks good! Cotton is harder to work with, but the best for washcloths.

sara_jayne
03-05-2006, 12:03 PM
It looks great! I've found small projects like this are great for learning new stiches. Keep up the great work!

Jan in CA
03-05-2006, 12:25 PM
I agree, 100% cotton is harder to work with. It makes great dishcloths though! I've never seen that color! :inlove: Is it Sugar and Cream or Lion Brand?

kristinw
03-05-2006, 01:34 PM
Thanks everyone! :D

Jan - I love the color too. It is Sugar and Cream - got it at AC Moore.

Amber
03-05-2006, 05:02 PM
Great job! The colors are really nice!

Jenelle
03-05-2006, 05:49 PM
Oh look how even your stitches are too! :inlove:

The color is fantastic!

kayeknit
03-05-2006, 07:50 PM
It really looks wonderful! And what beautiful yarn! :thumbsup:

CountryVariety
03-05-2006, 07:57 PM
Oh Dear - it is way to pretty to wash dishes with :thinking: The colors looks very pretty - I just love it :inlove:

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KellyK
03-05-2006, 11:29 PM
VERY nice! And that st pattern is VERY nice with the variegated yarn....sometimes you take a risk of your sts not showing up well with variegations, but yours sure did!

Danielle
03-05-2006, 11:44 PM
Very pretty! Great job!! :thumbsup:

Shandeh
03-06-2006, 12:39 PM
I love handknit dishcloths, and they make such nice gifts! They are so much nicer than storebought dishcloths. You did a wonderful job, with even stitches and solid tension. :thumbsup:

feministmama
03-06-2006, 02:55 PM
great job :thumbsup: pretty colors!

kristinw
03-06-2006, 06:51 PM
You are all very good for the ego!! :D Thanks so much! I really appreciate it! Of course when I look at it, I see the holes and the wierd edges. But practice makes perfect!!

Thanks again!

RosesArePurple
03-06-2006, 06:57 PM
Phht! I see a perfectly square dishcloth!

I bet that pattern is good for scrubbing!

So good!!