Category Archives: Knitting

This Summer in the Crochet Corner

Back in the spring, D started a pale yellow garter stitch dishcloth, her first knitting project in years.  It’s been so long, she couldn’t remember what item she last knit. Knowing that, I think she’s done very, very well! Did … Continue reading

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Production Report

Just because it’s been a looong time since I’ve written about the washcloths I knit for students in Haiti – last update was Dec. 4, 2014 – doesn’t mean I’ve stopped making them. It just means that I’m much better … Continue reading

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From Stash

22,000 other Ravelers have already knit a Clapotis, a free shawl/scarf pattern published in 2004. I guess this means I’m a little behind the fashion curve, but that’s nothing new. lol. There are now many versions to choose from, including … Continue reading

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A Crochet Corner Update

N, who wanted to crochet booties so badly, has gone home – YAY! I’m so happy for her, but sad that I wasn’t able to get the revised pattern to her in time. Ellen said I should hang onto the … Continue reading

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#15 thru 23 – Playing with Peach and Green

This batch of washcloths began with some donated Sugar ‘n Cream ‘Light Green’  and two hand-rolled balls of a very pretty peach/green/cream variegated. I’d already turned the missing ball into three pretty washcloths. The first two came out looking very … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking

While considering which cotton yarn I would use for my next washcloth, I remembered the partial cone and skein of variegated cottons in this old photo of a tag sale haul, which I reused in an earlier washcloth post. The … Continue reading

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#7 thru 10

This spring I found a ball of yellow and green cotton, (I think it’s Bernat Handicrafter ‘Key Lime Pie’.) at the new Sal’s. Considering that particular thrift store’s current yarn pricing of $2.99 for even partial skeins, I felt very … Continue reading

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