Saturday, July 15, 2006
More warshcloths and bibs
I started one for my husband in Blue Sky Alpaca's organic cotton yarn only to learn early on when the yarn broke while I was casting on that maybe this organic cotton yarn isn’t well suited for washcloths. But did I immediately stop knitting the washcloth, nope, I worked with it a bit more thinking that the yarn breaking was a fluke. As I worked with it more I quickly realized, this yarn is definitely not suited for washcloths. Now I have two beautiful balls of organic cotton yarn that I have no idea what to do with.
That didn't stop me from starting another ball-band washcloth in similar colors for my husband. I started it at the beginning of the White Sox/Cubs ball-game and finished it about an hour after the game was over.
My nephew was here last weekend and he really liked my husband's washcloth, so I made one for him, too. He didn't think I would have it finished by the time he left, I surprised him by sewing in the ends after breakfast on Sunday morning. We called the colors in the washcloth - mint chocolate chip.
With two baby showers in two weeks to go to, I have been making baby bibs as gifts. The shower I attended last Saturday, I gave two bibs and they were a hit. Today, I'm finished up a third bib in the slip-stitch pattern for the mom-to-be for the shower today. I'm sure she'll love them too.