The bobble stitch is one of my favourite stitches. It uses quite a lot of yarn, but it's fun to do, it looks really neat, and it makes for great texture in things like dishcloths, a good thick surface for things like trivets and pot holders. And did I mention that it looks really neat?… Continue reading How to Bobble Stitch (How to Crochet)
This one is for my mother in law, and like the genius I'm sometimes really not, I completely underestimated how much yarn this would require (those bobble stitches really eat up the yarn!), so this week we're getting more to finish this beauty. I really love the effect of the variegated yarn and how the… Continue reading What I’m working on this week: another bath mat!
Other than finishing my exciting new napa cardigan (I'm down to the sleeves now, guys!!), I'm making a set of bobble stitch cotton dishcloths for my mother-in-law this week. Her heart is with the ocean, so blue bobble stitch seems the perfect thing for her! What about you, friends? What are you working on this… Continue reading What I’m working on: lovely blue bobble stitch dish cloths
This week's pattern that I can't recommend enough is also a former "what I'm working on this week" pattern, and I've just finished it and I'm thrilled to bits. It's Brittany's Textured Crochet Rug by Cream of the Crop Crochet, and I adore it. My version is done in cotton (Bernat Handicrafter - Sonoma… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: Textured Crochet Rug by Cream of the Crop Crochet
My first featured pattern of the week is the Bobble Stripe Dishcloth by Erica at 5 Little Monsters. This is one of my favourite dishcloths both to make and to use; the bobbles provide a good scrubby surface and a nice density to the cloth (especially useful if you're like me, and occasionally use dishcloths… Continue reading Pattern of the Week: the Bobble Stripe Dishcloth