Friday, March 18, 2011

Oversized Cobbestone Cloths

I've been wanting to try out some washcloths/dishcloths for a while.  So, while I was between other projects, I decided to give it a go.  I had some Sugar 'N Cream Yarn and the pattern I used came from Hooking Along.


The Cobblestone stich was new for me but was extremely easy.  Just a pattern of Single Crochet and Double Crochet.  I really like the texture the stitch gives the cloth.

I didn't have enough yarn to add the scalloped border around but I like them anyway.  I love how the yarn made a diamond pattern as it worked up.


I'm using them as dishcloths and they are great!  They are extremely absorbant and wash-up really well.

I'm definitely going to make some more.

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6 comments:

  1. I like your dishcloths! Was this varigated yarn? They are great to use aren't they?

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  2. I've never heard of the cobblestone stitch, but now I'm going to have to try it. These are lovely!

    How thick are they? I have small hands, so I always have trouble with my crocheted dishcloths being too bulky. (I've been buying dishcloths lately as a result.) Thanks!

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  3. This is very pretty. I just might have to try this too. ;)

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  4. Looks good. I actually prefer to use a knitted or crochet dishcloth.

    I've been working on my crochet a little bit. I think I have the basic stitches down but am having some difficulty with the granny square. Guess I need another lesson from my Aunt. Slow and steady I keep plugging away with it.

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  5. Very pretty and I, too, love the pattern. My mom always used a washcloth when I was growing up and my friend still uses them today (I use a sponge but a washcloth is prettier, lol!).

    Thanks for linking up to Making Your Home Sing Monday!

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  6. Those are so cool! I bookmarked the site with the pattern...yours look nicer than the original..I'm going to have to try that variegated yarn to get the same effect!

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