Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Bobble Dishcloth & Barbara Walker
I really enjoyed knitting the ball band washcloth, as I know many of us have. In the MDK book, it mentions Barbara Walker. I went to my local library and checked out her Mosaic Knitting book because I had read somewhere that the slip stitch knitting is what mosaic knitting was all about. Here's my first attempt at mosaic knitting -a snow flake!
After knitting this snow flake, I can tell you that mosaic knitting is slip stitching on steroids. :)
Try it, you'll like it!
And as a teacher with a teacher hubby, I can tell you I'd much rather receive a MDK dishcloth with cute soap than another COFFEE MUG. (Said with joyful gratitude for the large stock of mugs I have handy for any coffee klatch that may come our way.) Your kids' teachers are lucky.
And before everyone thinks I'm a slacker teacher doing e-mail during the school day...I'm on maternity leave.
Happy knitting :)
I think dishcloths are a great non-clutter type gift. I try to stay away from "clutter" type gifts-- most of us have plenty of it already.