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« on: October 13, 2011 05:18:25 PM »

So, I'm in residence in university, and one of our neighbours is a lovely guy who keeps making cupcakes/muffins for our house.  He's into Buffy the Vampire slayer, Dr. Who and a couple of other things.  I was thinking of knitting a dishcloth for him for Winter break - but dunno what to make.


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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2011 07:32:20 PM »

you could use this chart at the end of the dishcloth! black and red in this looks absolutley amazing!
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« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2011 04:04:12 PM »

Even if you did that and purled the stitches instead of changing colours.
Would make it less darning in ends for a dishcloth and you'd have more of a "optical illusion" kind of cloth.

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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2011 10:18:55 AM »

I did a quick search for ya.  They are all free patterns too.

Tardis wrist warmers:

Dr who scarf:

DaleK cloth(could be used as dish cloth/wash cloth/pot holder for baking):

Buffy the Vampire cloth (could be dish cloth, potholder, ect. for baking)

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« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2011 08:39:45 AM »

I'm wicked late on this reply. But I had to chime in as a guy and point out that I'd rather have a hat or scarf than a dishcloth. Of the listed options, wrist warmers are the only other thing I'd have a use for. But that' s because my workshop is cold and I wear them when working there in the winter.
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