Today is our 2nd wedding anniversary, and the traditional gift to give is "cotton". My husband has already given me the best present ever, a packet of cotton seeds! My eldest plant is nearly 7 weeks old now. But what can I give him? Well, how about a man sized dish cloth for the kitchen, in a romantic lovey dovey design?
love hearts detail, perfect for a 2nd anniversary gift
I used a pattern from a photo I saw on pinterest, which sent me to the free pattern called "I love scraps" by Mary Ann Frits. But I had to work out how many starting chains for a small
dishcloth. The number you start with must be a multiple of 7, plus 1.
There will be one less heart cluster than the number of 7s you have, as
half a heart is on each edge. For this dish cloth, I started with a 6 x 7
+1 (43 chains), which gives you 5 heart clusters across. Then I went up for 7
rows of hearts, which gives you a cloth that measures about 22cm x 25cm, if you use a 4mm hook with 8 ply cotton, like I did here.
man-sized dish cloth in pink and green
This man-sized dishcloth is perfect for when my husband is working in the kitchen! I have other gifts to give him of course,
including a new cookie tray for baking, but none of them are cotton. So I
thought I could pop this into the wrap! Happy