Gifties: Washcloths for Peace Part Deux: Washcloth Fever!!

23 Dec
More washcloth fun: A continuation of the previous post Washcloths For Peace!
The latest washcloths! theyre all crocheted, which apparently Im not very good at yet, so theyre all wobbly and misshapen. And blocking all of them is way too overwhelming. So what if someones wash cloths all wobbly, itll block itself out when it gets wet. ...Right?

The latest washcloths! They're all crocheted, which apparently I'm not very good at yet, so they're all wobbly and misshapen. And blocking all of them is way too overwhelming. So what if someone's washcloth's all wobbly; it'll block out itself when it gets wet. ...Right?

//meincrafthaus.wordpress.com/2008/10/13/washcloths-for-peace/), so I knitted this guy too! This color is Playtime, and I consider it to be partners with the Summer Splash colored washcloth because it also looks like those non-Smarties candy necklaces!

Actually this one's knitted; I wanted to continue on with the candy-colored theme of my first three knitted washcloths, so I knitted this guy too! This color is "Playtime," and I consider it to be partners with the "Summer Splash" colored washcloth because it also looks like those non-Smarties candy necklaces!

Okay, back to the crocheted guys! This colors called Landscape.

Okay, back to the crocheted guys! This color's called "Landscape."

Country Stripes.

Country Stripes.

Potrourri Ombre. This looks like bubble gum ice cream in real life! Mmmmmmm!

Potrourri Ombre. This looks like bubble gum ice cream in real life! Mmmmmmm!

Daisy Ombre. The colors actally a warmer tone in real life. Some say it looks like scrambled eggs. But, because Daisys in the name, when I look at this I think of the Daisy perfume Tim gave me one year for Christmas. It smells really good!!

Daisy Ombre. The color's actally a warmer tone in real life. Some say it looks like scrambled eggs. But, because "Daisy"'s in the name, when I look at this I think of the Daisy perfume Tim gave me one year for Christmas. It smells really good!!

Country Twists.

Country Twists.

I think this ones Faded Denim. But it looks like blueberries n cream ice cream! Which I had not to long ago, and didnt like very much. So this color combo makes me feel weird.

I think this one's Denim. But it looks like blueberries 'n cream ice cream! Which I had not to long ago, and didn't like very much. So this color combo makes me feel weird.

Natural Stripes. At first I thought this looked like Neapolitan ice cream, which I love! But then I realized the pink part is actually orangey, so Im a little disappointed.

Natural Stripes. At first I thought this looked like Neapolitan ice cream, which I love! But then I realized the pink part is actually orangey, so I'm a little disappointed.

Lime Stripes. Pretty sherbert-y!

Lime Stripes. Pretty sherbert-y!

Is this Swimming Pool?? I dont remember. All I know is that this looks like blueberry Laffy Taffy.

Is this Faded Denim?? I don't remember. All I know is that this looks like blueberry Laffy Taffy.

Green Twists.

Green Twists.

I had a little bit of Potpourri Ombre left, so I used that for the inside of this one, and used some leftover Cotton-Ease, in Lake.

I had a little bit of Potpourri Ombre left, so I used that for the inside of this one, and used some leftover Cotton-Ease, in Lake.

The next day at work, Melanie and I got together all the washcloths we’d made to donate to Beth123B’s cause. I think there were 43 in all! We went up to the caf to take pics of ’em all.

Lovely washcloths on the lovely window sill.

Lovely washcloths on the lovely window sill.

From another angle. Lookit that view!

From another angle. Lookit that view!

Heres what outside the window looks like. Yep, thats that church on Newbury Street!

Here's what outside the window looks like. Yep, that's that church on Newbury Street!

Time to get these suckers ready to ship! Melanie rolls up all the washcloths and puts them in ziplock bags.

Time to get these suckers ready to ship! Melanie rolls up all the washcloths and puts them in ziplock bags.

And I squish out all the air and place them in shipping boxes (provided b Melanie, of course!). We fit these, plus some travel-sized toiletries, into only three boxes!

And I squish out all the air and place them in shipping boxes (provided b Melanie, of course!). We fit these, plus some travel-sized toiletries, into only three boxes!

Thank you, Melanie, for not only teaching me to knit ad crochet, but also hipping me to cool charity knitting causes! And than you, Liza, for helping us take these pics!

Melanie and Liza. Thanks!!!

Melanie and Liza. Thanks!!!

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One Response to “Gifties: Washcloths for Peace Part Deux: Washcloth Fever!!”

  1. Melanie December 23, 2008 at 11:59 pm #

    You are very welcome. You’re a good knitting buddy AND charity knitter. We’ve got to come up with a new project in the new year so we can have more fun!

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