Thursday, March 10, 2011

FO - pretty potholders

My old potholders had grown old and oil-stained, so I took out some cotton yarn and made these:

When I started, I was afraid that they might be too thin to really work as potholders, but the clever pattern leads to a double-thick cloth, and since crochet is already, by its structure, double-thick in itself, that's really a quadruple-thick cloth. (Click through the link, btw, if you're at all interested. The pattern's very simple, but it's got a nifty geometrical trick for turning a spiral into a square.)

I'm hoping to make another pair soon, so that I can have a pair out and a pair in the laundry. These work up in less than a day, so it shouldn't take too long.

Peace of Christ to you,

Jessica Snell

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