Sunday, September 07, 2008

Waffle Knit Dishcloth

A summer head cold has settled in and I don't have my usual *zip*. I decided to start a cotton dishcloth from yarn I got off the Freebee table at guild.

I wasn't sure if it was cotton so when I got it home I snipped off two inches and did a 'burn test'. Cotton burns slowly and evenly and leaves a soft gray ash. Polyester or synthetics burn quickly, fizzle and leave a black, crusty residue - like you except from melted glass. It was cotton and I cast on last night.

Good hand work to keep me company between mugs of tea, naps and lemon throat lozenges

1 comment:

Fabricfaire said...

I hope you are feeling better. I love the fact you always "grow" something great from what you harvest from the "freebies"!