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New Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

I had a very quiet day at work today. This gave me time to work on some new dishcloths. I have had this cotton yarn laying around forever and I finally got to work with it.

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Crochet Granny Pillow Cover – FINISHED!

It started with a square - which became FOUR! Then the four became one. So now what do I do?  Make a pillow! I started with the back, thinking it would be a 12 inch pillow.  Boy was I wrong! I overchained, (i did a chain 60 1 chturn, SC across for 59 ) not… Continue reading Crochet Granny Pillow Cover – FINISHED!

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Granny Squares, Snow and Big Bang Theory

Another snow filled weekend in New England.  So what else is there to do?  Break out the yarn stash, fire up the computer - load up some Big Bang Theory and enjoy the snow. Granny squares are instant gratification - quicker than a dishcloth, speedier than a headband and it is so enjoyable to combine colors.… Continue reading Granny Squares, Snow and Big Bang Theory

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The Joy Of Handmade Dish Cloths

Whether they are crocheted or knitted, handmade dish cloths are a joy to have in the house, apartment, dorm or work. People I know prefer these to the thin store bought type. On the practical side, they are absorbent and quite useful for sopping up spills. The same thing that's true of sponges is true… Continue reading The Joy Of Handmade Dish Cloths

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Diagonal Crochet Stitch

Diagonal Crochet Stitch - I love the texture this pattern creates. I fell in love with this pattern immediately. When I started looking around for HOW to crochet this, I found a lot of written instructional patterns on the internet - however, the twists and turns you need to do in the pattern did not make sense in… Continue reading Diagonal Crochet Stitch