Monday, May 20, 2019

Mitered Dishcloth with Rose in Pastels

 While travelling, I've been working on a few small projects that are easy to transport. 
This one is my good old standby: the mitered dishcloth.
The pattern can be found in my Etsy shop by clicking here.
For this particular variation, I worked in both loops with a fingering cotton yarn, a 3.5 mm hook, and extra rows due to yarn weight.
Then a picot edge was added.
It's pretty like this, but if you'd like a little extra pizzazz from the garden, a rose is a nice touch.

Start with the rose pattern by clicking here.

Then add leaves like this:
On the back, crochet and connect eight 3ch loops even with the petals with a SLST.

In each loop (SC, HDC, DC, 2ch picot, DC, HDC, SC)
SLST to first leaf, leaving ends for attaching to the dishcloth.
Finish by sewing onto the dishcloth with the ends:

These make the best gifts! 
They can be paired up with a pretty and/or coordinating bottle of dishwashing soap or a dozen roses. πŸ˜‰
The handle makes it easy to hang for drying.

I'm looking forward to returning home at the end of the month and crocheting from dawn til dusk!

Wishing you all a day of dawn til dusk crocheting!

Warmly,

Astri
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6 comments:

  1. Very pretty, Astri. I love these done in double thickness to get things out of the oven!

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  2. Yes I still make those dishcloths from your wonderful pattern from years ago Astri xoxo

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  3. Hello Astri,
    I still have the two of mine and use them regularly. So I think of you all the time!!! There are hanging in my kitchen ;-)

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  4. It's really beautiful, Astri, and a perfect project to make while travelling. In addition, I think it's a great idea for personal gifs as well. So this goes to my "To Do List". Have a lovely day! πŸ’• πŸƒπŸŒΈπŸƒ

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  5. That is much too pretty for washing dishes! ;) Hope you're both doing well.

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