Monday, December 17, 2007

The "Awesomeness" That Is.....

The Picot Swirl Dishcloth!


I just cannot say enough good things about this cloth. I love, love, love it!!! Thanks, Toni!!!
This is the perfect cloth to knit if you're in a hurry and you still want something pretty and functional. After I get going, I don't need the pattern and now...in a moment of sheer blonde, I realized that...if I use a stitch marker, I don't even need to think about it at all. No counting...just knitting. I have knit so many of these, you would think I would have figured this out a looong time ago, oh well. Just put the stitch marker at the end of the row when you turn (just before the stitch you're going to stop at on the next row) and keep on going. Did that make sense? I hope so...if you knit one, you'll understand when you get there. lol

This one was done in Sugar & Cream in Country Side Ombre. It was marked down at Hobby Lobby which is sad news for me because I really like the colors. Isn't that how it goes...you find something you like...they stop making it. :P

You can find this awesome pattern here:
http://foothillsofthegreatsmokymountains.blogspot.com/2007/07/picot-swirl-cloth_25.html


I know this doesn't look like much now but I have high hopes for this little thing. I don't want to say too much but there's a pattern I found a while back that was just too cute but it's a crochet pattern. I have searched high and low for a knit version and I can't find it so, I am attempting to do a knitted version myself. I'm pretty sure it will be a super simple pattern that even a beginner can do. It's just knit, purl, yarn over and knit 2 together. As soon as I get it worked out, I will share it...hopefully soon cuz I'm thinking it would be a cute Christmas gift.

Back to knitting like a woman possessed. lol Will the madness never end?

4 comments:

craftycat said...

I love the picot dishcloth. They are fun and fast to make.
Hugs!!!!

Tricotine said...

I love that Picot dishcloth! :-)

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hakucho said...

Thanks for reminding me about the picot swirl dishcloth. I saw it on Toni's blog awhile back. I'll have to give it a try now that I'm ready (almost) to start knitting cloths exclusively soon for little Christmas presents :)

happy knitting :)

Tea said...

I declare, your picot swirl looks better than mine! Your idea of a marker is a good one, and should be helpful to anyone knitting round cloths with short rows. You're too funny; if you get ideas like that in a blonde moment then I better get me a different bottle next time. ;)
I can't wait to see your new pattern.