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Jackie and Michelle
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Hi, everyone! You saw in my last post about my crafty decorating that I had used some vintage potholders in my kitchen as decoration. Well, since I love to crochet I decided to make some of my own, that I could maybe use. Also, maybe, just maybe, my grandkids will display the ones I had in their kitchens some day. After I bought all of this thread that will go awesome in my kitchen, I went searching on Pinterest and found several free patterns. Have I told you how much I love Pinterest?
I found this pattern from Little Miss Stitcher. It is an awesome pattern, but I worried that the open holes in it wouldn't allow me to be able to use it at all. So, I did some alterations to it for myself.
I decided to make the dress solid crochet, and I made it in two layers, like a "slip" for the dress. I did the first row on the front loop, and the "slip" first row on the back loop. Then I just crocheted both the same way, creating two layers of the "dress", which resulted in four layers of fabric made. That should insulate it a little better.
Here is the finished dress, I mean potholder. I used my nifty little cord maker gadget and created a tie for the dress, and here it is. I love it! I have a bunch of other vintage patterns that I am going to create with all of that thread I bought. Even if I don't use them, it will be fun to make them.
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