Monday, March 9, 2009

The Humble Dishcloth

I mentioned a few weeks back that I was getting into homemade dishcloths. Well, I was not kidding.

I tried knitting them, but the crocheted ones have a certain appeal that's really working for me.

The hook feels good in my hand and in the round is a snap with crochet, whereas knitting round things is more complicated. It requires techniques and thinking. And boy oh boy am I not into thinking right now. So I found some patterns, tried them, couldn't follow them, and made my own. I'm feeling very industrious, really.

And behind the scenes.

And in raw.

Cotton yarn is so basic and honest, and isn't that what we all need right now?

1 comment:

Mary said...

Every dishcloth should be that beautiful, even if rags would be very sad and envious when they met in the laundry.