I have to admit that I did not do a lot of knitting for the holidays this past year – you are supposed to have more energy in your 2nd trimester (which I did) but that did not mean that I had any more FOCUS!! Therefore, Christmas gifts hand knit by me, were few and far between!! This dishtowel and 2 hot pad set was sent down to Debby in Key West – b/c really, they don’t exactly need hats and scarves down there!!
Dishtowel pattern is a free pattern from Lion Brand, Cottontail Dishtowel and the hot pads are ALSO a free pattern from Crochet Today! magazine, Your Nana’s Potholders. These were all very satisfying projects that were finished quickly!! The backs of the potholders worked up a little looser then I would have liked, thereby making them a little ‘puffy’ when they were attached together. I would not use them as proper potholders for this reason, but they will make great hotpads!!
Yarn used: Bernat handicrafter cotton in Soft Yellow, Lily Sugar N Cream in Ecru and Soft Teal. 4.5 mm hook
More to come!