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7 Easy Dishcloths to Knit for Christmas

The holiday decorating and gift giving season is upon us. A handmade gift is a simple way to show your loved ones how much you care. If you are looking for easy-to-knit dishcloth patterns, here are several adorable choices. For over ten years, these patterns have been some of my most popular ones each year …

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Two Great Knitting Needle Choices

Hello knitting friends. Yes, I know it has been a long while since I have posted. I’ll give you a few seconds to get over your shock. Recovered your breath? Good! While I haven’t been posting over the past few years, I have been knitting and answering emails. To get back into the swing of …

Santa Hat Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Holiday Patterns on Sale

It’s that time of year again! To help celebrate, I’ve put a selection of holiday patterns on sale from now until December 24th, 2016. These include some of my favorite patterns, including the Gingerbread Man and the Santa Hat. Dishcloths can be great for last-minute knitting gifts. They knit up quickly and can be paired …

Rabbit Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Easter Dishcloths on Sale

I keep hoping to see the end of winter but we are expected to get two snowstorms this week. The weather may not be cooperating where you are, but the calendar is finally in March! Easter is just one short month away and to help you get ready, I’ve put some of my Easter dishcloth …

Four Square Love Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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Valentine’s Day Dishcloths

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to knit a gift from the heart. I have¬†many Valentine’s Day dishcloth patterns that feature hearts or are perfect for showing your sweetheart your love. Knit dishcloths are the perfect gift for me to make. I’m so busy lately that I have …

Snowman Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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Let it Snow!

Here in Connecticut we are in the midst of a blizzard. The kids and I have off from school and hubby is working from home. I cooked dinner overnight in the crock pot in case we lost power today, but we are all warm and snug now while the snow and the wind blows outside. …

Baseball Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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Spring has arrived!

I don’t know about where you live, but here in New England spring is finally trying to make an appearance. The snow is almost all melted and Little League starts today. The grass may still be brown but we are starting to see some crocuses trying to poke through. It sure was a long, cold …

Wrapped Present Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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Cyber Monday Sale – All Week!

Cyber Monday discounts come to Designs by Emily and are good all week! This week, Monday through Friday, all my patterns have been discounted to $1.29. If you’ve had your eye on one or two of my patterns, or you’ve been looking to buy several to make an afghan, now’s the time!

Sun Knit Dishcloth
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Heat Wave

There’s a heat wave going on now where I live. Makes it almost too hot to knit! A small project – like a dishcloth – is perfect! I have a bunch of knit dishcloth patterns great for summer. For those of you looking for a free pattern, check out my free knit dishcloth pattern page. …

Birthday Cake Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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Birthday Cake Dishcloth Pattern – Free!

I have for you today a new free dishcloth pattern – a Birthday Cake! I designed this birthday cake dishcloth pattern originally with Relay for Life in mind. Their slogan for the last couple of years has been “Imagine a World with More Birthdays”. I am very active in our local Relay for Life and …

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