Today is Ruairí’s 4th Birthday :)….
He wanted a snake pit cake so we went to it and this is what we came up with..
It is a chocolate flavoured cake with fresh cream and jam filling and then we decorated ! … Ruairí had a great time decorating and according to him this cake needs sugar as in his world cakes need sugar ! lol
Last weeks dishcloth was completed and put into use immediately, it turned out wonderful and is a lovely easy pattern, highly recommended if you are just starting off with knitting dishcloths and indeed a step up from a normal garter stitch one. It makes a terrific scrubber..
|Darrell Waltrip Dishcloth|
For this weeks cloth I chose the Lizard Ridge Dishcloth , again this is a freebie from Ravelry, just hit the link. When I saw this cloth it reminded me of the sea and thats what inspired my yarn colour choice..
|Lizard Ridge Dishcloth|
|Close up of the cloth|
For this cloth I’m using Debbie Bliss DK Cotton in blue and white as when I looked at this I saw the waves. I’ve also learned the wrap and turn stitch and picking up those wraps and turns in order to do this cloth. I love learning new things so this suits me right down to the ground.
The children discovered my Harry Potter cloth patterns and now each want one ! So I now have 7 orders for different Harry Potter motifs all in different colour ranges lol. I think I may dive into my cotton tub and see what I’ve got..what are the bets I don’t have some of the colours they’re after!..
At least it will cover 7 weeks or more in the challenge.
Kim over at Page After Page is joining in with me on this challenge. She is extremely busy and is aiming to knit a cloth every two weeks. Between us both we should come up with some interesting patterns and hopefully by the end of the year have a lovely little pile of cloths, great for use and for gifts ! Kim is starting off with a Double Bump cloth which looks wonderful !
Until next week,