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my first pattern!

by barbara waters

So, I have done it! I have designed my first dish cloth pattern! (I know, can you stand the excitement that is me?)
;)

I printed out some graph paper and began x-ing away until I had my little purple moose (my alter ego here and here just the way I wanted him. Then I had to K and P my way through the rows until I had the pattern written out . . . and THEN (gosh, this is like real work!) I had to type it up from my notes, remembering to count the P rows right to left and the K rows left to right so it would work out right.

Now comes the real test . . . I need to knit one up to see if it looks like I think it should look - to see if it is reasonably square like a (good) dish cloth should be. In other words, now comes the hard part. So, instead of doing that I am back here telling you all about it.

I am SO bad! I now have three (I know, only three?) projects on needles in various stages of progress - and here I am ready to start another. But, this is MY design.
;)

Should be able to post a picture of it here for you in the next couple of days - and, if you want, I would be able then to share the pattern with you. If not, then that little puppy (okay, moose) will be making its way into some gifty bags over the next months.

See, a method to my madness.

Oh - and I have a new avatar up at ravelry:

This is NOT a political blog . . . I don’t care who you decide to back in the presidential race - just get out there and vote. THAT is the main thing - making your voice heard in the ballot box.

Have a great week, everyone! And, happy September.


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