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September 24 2010

Easy Instructions to Make a Knitted Dishcloth in a Afternoon

free pattern for knitted dish cloth

Knitting dishcloths are a great way for new knitters to practice different stitches as well as start a project that can be completed in an afternoon. Advanced knitters can whip up a whole set in even less time!

I figured my grandma must be really hard on dishcloths. She seemed to knit them by the dozen. Now that I’ve been doing some knitting of my own, I realize that she probably did them to relax.

Simple dishcloths are a satisfying project to tackle when you don’t have time to do more complicated patterns. Dish cloths are also a good project for beginners because the patterns are usually quite simple and there is endless variety so you can practice different knitting methods or stitches.

I will forever have plenty of dishcloths lying around. A new color for every day, a new pattern for every season.

When I first started knitting, I asked my grandma to teach me her pattern for making dishcloths. (...)
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September 07 2010

How to Knit: An Overview for Beginners

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Knitting is a relaxing and creative hobby. It's a satisfying skill because even beginners can knit beautiful items.

There are lots of reasons that you might want to begin learning how to knit. Maybe it’s for a bit of nostalgia, or you want to learn to do something that your grandmother once did. Perhaps now that the kids have left the house you find yourself with some free time or maybe you would just like a new hobby that gets you working more with your hands and watching less TV. But no matter what your motivation knitting is one of those things that can be both addicting and relaxing at the same time and it’s really not hard at all to get started. (...)
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