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30 June 2005 @ 10:41 pm
Well, if you found this, it's because you're a friend, because I haven't linked this into my webpage yet. This is my craft journal. Eventually, and I'm telling myself later this week, I'll put a link to this journal on my webpage.

We can all dream right?

So this is for me to bounce ideas around, show you all what I'm making, and offer the type of stuff I don't do on my webpage up for public consumption.

Starting with a simple crocheted washcloth I made years ago and just spotted a HUGE flaw in my pattern. So I need to try and fix it.

Quick and Easy Wash Cloth

Using a nice cotton worsted weight yarn sugar'n'cream or some such, and a size g hook, this makes a wash/dish
cloth about 7 inches in diameter.

Ch 6, slip stitch to join into ring
rnd 1: ch 1, work 12 sc in ring, slip stitch to join
rnd 2:ch 4,(counts as first dc and ch 1) work dc, ch 1 in all sc around,
slip stitch to join (12 ch 1 spaces)
rnd 3: slip stitch into ch 1 space, ch4,sc in next sp, *ch 3, sc in next
sp*, repeat * 9 times, ch 1, dc in first ch of start of round (12 lps)
rnd 4: ch 1, sc in same space,* ch 5, sc in next space* repeat *
9 times ch 2, tr in sc at start at round (12 lps)
rnd 5: Repeat rnd 4
rnd 6: ch 1, sc in same space, *11 dc in next space, sc in next space*
repeat * 5 times, 11 dc in next space, slip stitch to first sc. (6 petals)
rnd 7: slip st to first dc chain 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1 space)
*dc in next stitch,ch 1*,repeat **9 times ,dc in next stitch, sk sc, dc in next dc,repeat pattern around,
slip stitch to join rnd
rnd 8:ch 1, *sc in next 6 stitches,chain 4,sc in same stitch(making the picot), sc in next 5 stitches* repeat ** around, Slip stitch to join rnd.

For a coffee coaster, stop after round 6

Well, that's the start. I'm going to try and update this fairly regularly with things as I'm making them.
Feeling: creativecreative
(Anonymous) on August 2nd, 2005 03:11 pm (UTC)
Kewl Crochet
Nice! I used to crochet........then I beaded........now I just race around trying to remember all the things I need to do for the day :-).


Guess who??
shala_beadsshala_beads on August 2nd, 2005 04:02 pm (UTC)
Re: Kewl Crochet
Net??? Maybe???
adinaadinas on April 11th, 2007 12:51 am (UTC)
OK, C is logged in...it's really Becka here.

Found the link for this http://www.crochetpatterncentral.com/directory/bath.php while getting ideas for my Christmas spa sets. Just thought you would like to know. *kiss*
twinthingtwinthing on August 7th, 2008 03:22 pm (UTC)
I have been sent some 100% cotton so time to get making! I love this pattern, gonna give it a go asap....you will see the results soon on my blog! :) (if you don't see it, it means I gave up cause it was to hard! lol ) :)
shala_beadsshala_beads on August 8th, 2008 01:11 am (UTC)
Re: nice!
*laughs* I'm so sure it's not too hard. You crochet beautifully and quickly!
(Anonymous) on May 1st, 2009 05:59 pm (UTC)
Thank you for a great pattern!
Beckybecky_h on January 7th, 2010 10:34 am (UTC)
I just wanted to drop by and thank you for this. I've been afraid of working in the round and anything even remotely 'open'. This was easy enough not to be intimidating and pretty enough for me to be kind of smug. I feel like I can do anything now ;-)
shala_beads: pink crochet socksshala_beads on January 9th, 2010 08:52 pm (UTC)
I'm glad you liked it!