Category Archives: Washcloths and Towels

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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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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Christmas Washcloths

Even though these washcloths won’t make it to Haiti until long after Christmas, this feels like the right time of year to knit with festive yarns, like the Caron Cotton Tales that I found at a tag sale last year. … 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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Purple Passion

Wouldn’t Purple Passion be a Great Name for a ripple? But, no, it’s the color name of the Phentex Craft Cotton that I picked next from my old stash. What a pretty washcloth! I like the way this stitch pattern … Continue reading

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