April Dishcloth-a-long

April Dishcloth-a-long

We were on spring break last week and before I knew it the month had gone!  Everyone has returned to work and school today thankfully.  After just one week I can feel my anxiety start to bubble up, “And just how are you going to keep them busy this summer?”  Oh well,  like Scarlett O’Hera I’ll think about it tomorrow.  Today I’m thinking dishcloth, how about you?

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How it works –

Come back to THIS post every day through April, and I’ll add two additional rows  to the pattern, listing the new rows under the date they are posted.  Don’t worry if you miss a day, I will just add the rows, never remove them.     **You may find it helpful to bookmark thedomesticdash.com, so you can find your way back!**

Use any worsted weight cotton yarn you like, (but a solid color will show up the design better).

Knit so that you create a ‘firm’ fabric, to really show off the relief stitches.  The tighter you knit the cloth, the more the design will POP!  For most of you, this will be a size 6 or 7 needle.  If you like a smaller dishcloth try using a dk weight cotton and a size 5 needle.

Just for fun, if/when you have a guess as to the design, leave a comment, the FIRST person to make an exact guess will win a prize from The Quarter Stitch in Wilmington, NC!  Good Luck!

Cast on 41 stitches.

Row 1- *(K1, P1), repeat from * to last stitch K1.

Row 2- *(K1, P1,), repeat from * to last stitch K1.

Row 3- *(K1, P1), repeat from * to last stitch K1.

Row 4- *(K1, P1,), repeat from * to last stitch K1.

Row 5- K1, P1, K37, P1, K1.

Row 6- K1, P1, K1, P35, K1, P1, K1.

Row 7- K1, P1, K37, P1, K1.

Row 8- K1, P1, K1, P35, K1, P1, K1.

Row 9- K1, P1, K37, P1, K1.

Row 10- K1, P1, K1, P35, K1, P1, K1.

Row 11- K1, P1, K37, P1, K1.

Row 12- K1, P1, K1, P35, K1, P1, K1.

Row 13- K1, P1, K15, P1, K12, P1, K8, P1, K1.

Row 14- K1, P1, K1, P8, K1, P4, K3, P5, K1, P13, K1, P1, K1.

Row 15- K1, P1, K13, P1, K5, P1, K3, P1, K2, P1, K10, P1, K1.

Row 16- K1, P1, K1, P2, K1, P8, K1, P4, K1, P6, K1, P11, K1, P1, K1.

Row 17- K1, P1, K11, P1,  K6, P1, K5, P1, K7, P1, K4, P1, K1.

Row 18- K1, P1, K1, P4, K1, P6, K1, P5, K1, P7, K1, P9,  K1, P1, K1.

Row 19- K1, P1, K9. P1, K8, P1, (K5, P1)x2, K6, P1, K1.

Row 20- K1, P1, K1, P6, K1, P10, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 21- K1, P1, K18, P1, K18, P1, K1.

Row 22- K1, P1, K1, P17, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 23- K1, P1, K18, P1, K16, P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 24- K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, P15, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 25- K1, P1, K18, P1, K14, P1, K3, P1, K1.

Row 26- K1, P1, K1, P17, K1, P6, K1, P10, K1, P1, K1.

Row 27- K1, P1, K10, P1, K7, P1, K18, P1, K1.

Row 28- K1, P1, K1, P14, K1, P2, K1, P8, K1, P8, K1, P1, K1.

Row 29- K1, P1, K4, P1, K3, P1, K9, P1, K1, P1, K16, P1, K1.

Row 30- K1, P1, K1, P16, K2, P14, K1, P2,  K1, P1, K1.

Row 31- K1, P1, K2, P1, K15, P1, K18, P1, K1.

Row 32- K1, P1, K1, P6, K1, P10, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 33- K1, P1, K18, P1, K9, P1, K8, P1, K1.

Row 34- K1, P1, K1, P8, K1, P8, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 35- K1, P1, K18, P1, K7, P1, K8, P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 36- K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, P15, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 37- K1, P1, K18, P1, K18, P1, K1.

Row 38- K1, P1, K1, P17, K1, P17, K1, P1, K1.

Row 39- K1, P1, K2, P2, K6, P1, K6, P3, K6, P1, K6, P2, K2, P1, K1.

Row 40- K1, P1, K1, (P1, K1)x2, P4, K1, P1, K1, P4, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, P4, K1, P1, K1, P4, (K1, P1)x2, K1, P1, K1.

Row 41- K1, P1, (K2, P1)x3, K3, P1, (K2, P1)x4, K3, (P1, K2)x3, P1, K1.

Row 42- K1, P1, K1, P1, K1, P3, K2, P5, K2, P3, K1, P3, K2, P5, K2, P3, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 43- K1, P1, K2, P1, K10, P1, K4, P1, K4, P1, K10, P1, K2, P1, K1.

Row 44- K1, P1, K1, P2, K1, P9, K1, (P4, K1)x2, P9, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1.

Row 45- K1, P1, K3, P1, K9, P1, K4, P1, K4, P1, K9, P1, K3, P1, K1.

Row 46- K1, P1, K2, P2, K1, P8, K1, P4, K1, P4 ,K1, P8, K1, P3, K1, P1, K1.

Row 47- K1, P1, K5, P1, K7, P1, K4, P1, K4, P1, K7, P1, K5, P1, K1.

Row 48- K1, P1, K1, P5, K1, P7, K1, P3, K1, P3, K1, P7, K1, P3, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 49- K1, P1, K1, P1, K5, P2, K5, P1, K3, P1, K3, P1, K5, P2, K7, P1, K1.

Row 50- K1, P1, K2, P7, K1, P5, K1, P2, K1, P2, K1, P5, K1, P8, K1, P1, K1.

April 26

Row 51- K1, P1, K10, P2, K4, P1, K1, P1, K1, P1, K4, P2, K7, P1, K2, P1, K1.

Row 52- K1, P1, K1, (P2, K1)x2, P5, K3, P2, K3, P2, K3, P8, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1.

April 27- And the winner is Deborah who made a lucky guess of an umbrella back on the 4th!  Congratulations, her prize is a brand new yarn Cascade’s Heritage Wave, it is pretty in the ball, but fantastic knitted up, enjoy Deborah!

Row 53- K1, P1, K6, P1, K8, P7, K7, P1, K2, P1, K4, P1, K1.

Row 54- K1, P1, K1, P7, K1, P9, K1, P12, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1, P1, K1.

Row 55- K1, P1, K1, P1, K2, P1, K22, P1, K9, P1, K1.

Row 56- K1, P1, K1, P35, K1, P1, K1.

Row 57- *(K1, P1), repeat from * across row, end with a K1.

Row 58- *(K1, P1), repeat from * across row, end with a K1.

Row 59- *(K1, P1), repeat from * across row, end with a K1.

Bind Off.

 

 

110 Responses

  1. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 4, 2016 at 4:22 pm | | Reply

    Hi Claire and everyone! I figured today would be the day. Time to go pick out some yarn from the 60 skeins I bought on sale last week! Happy April all!

    1. Deborah Pearson
      Deborah Pearson April 4, 2016 at 5:08 pm | | Reply

      Okay…bright and sunny yellow for me – reminds me of pretty Spring daffodils Or tulips. Wonder what this one will be? April showers – an umbrella in the rain? Maybe some pretty flowers too. We shall see…

  2. P.J. Coldren
    P.J. Coldren April 4, 2016 at 4:43 pm | | Reply

    Glad to see a post today! Was worried about you.

  3. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 4, 2016 at 5:20 pm | | Reply

    Glad to read that it was only Spring break that put you behind. I am sure that you will come up with some amazing things to keep your family occupied during the summer. I am also thinking April showers bring May flowers but I haven’t guess right yet, I doubt that this month will be any different. Thank you again Claire for all your hard work. Found a ball of lavender in my stash so that will be April’s color.

    1. Deborah Pearson
      Deborah Pearson April 8, 2016 at 11:05 pm | | Reply

      Marjorie, I hear ya! I stink at guessing and don’t guess I will ever get one right, but I sure have fun on this kal. So fun and such nice people here.

  4. jonibee
    jonibee April 4, 2016 at 6:27 pm | | Reply

    Looking forward to seeing this months RMT in print..

  5. jonibee
    jonibee April 6, 2016 at 8:32 am | | Reply

    It’s early to guess …but Spring is the season for new lambs, or could it be a Ram for the month of April sign?

  6. Catherine
    Catherine April 7, 2016 at 7:35 pm | | Reply

    I’m thinking an umbrella where April showers bring May flowers!,

  7. bjs29
    bjs29 April 8, 2016 at 6:34 pm | | Reply

    Deborah, that sounds like a great sale you hit..that will make many dishcloths..lol…I am using lavender this month and I will give a simple guess of a bed of tulips..

  8. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 8, 2016 at 11:01 pm | | Reply

    Yes, it was a once a year sale, so I cleaned up. Decided to make a second trip for something else, and lo and behold! The sale was still on. Got lots of nice self striping yarn in pretty pastels, as well as denims and some bright colors. Now to use it up…

    1. inspired4eternity
      inspired4eternity April 16, 2016 at 8:19 pm | | Reply

      I’m drooling. Oh happy day! BTW, it is with great imagination, that comes interesting guesses. And I believe you may have got it right, on the 4th…an umbrella in the rain!! I hope so!

  9. barb
    barb April 10, 2016 at 12:49 pm | | Reply

    How about an umbrella with rain coming down?

  10. redherring62
    redherring62 April 10, 2016 at 5:38 pm | | Reply

    Bugs! And!

  11. jonibee
    jonibee April 11, 2016 at 10:47 am | | Reply

    A Robin…

  12. Chris Osborne
    Chris Osborne April 11, 2016 at 11:59 am | | Reply

    look like a flower pot. maybe sun that looks like a sunflower with beams from it and in a pot

  13. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M April 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm | | Reply

    A ladybug, an ant, a butterfly?

  14. Chris Osborne
    Chris Osborne April 12, 2016 at 6:08 pm | | Reply

    it is a fishing pole with a fishing hook

  15. Chris Osborne
    Chris Osborne April 12, 2016 at 6:09 pm | | Reply

    it also be a fishermen in a boat with a hook in the water

  16. bjs29
    bjs29 April 12, 2016 at 10:10 pm | | Reply

    a wheellbarrel?

  17. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 12, 2016 at 11:05 pm | | Reply

    The itsy bitsy spider crawled up a water spout. Down came the rain and washed the spider out… Is it a spider?? April showers…

  18. Nancy
    Nancy April 13, 2016 at 2:08 pm | | Reply

    I agree with barb. It’s an umbrella with rain coming down.

  19. Melissa D
    Melissa D April 13, 2016 at 3:09 pm | | Reply

    an unbrellla or a rain cloud with showers?

  20. Annbeth Winters
    Annbeth Winters April 13, 2016 at 6:22 pm | | Reply

    Maybe a little owl or a bird sitting on a branch of a leafy tree. We finally have some sun in CT.
    Annbeth

  21. Rebecca Hoover
    Rebecca Hoover April 14, 2016 at 2:23 pm | | Reply

    I think it is an umbrella with rain

  22. 7letterDeborah
    7letterDeborah April 14, 2016 at 7:40 pm | | Reply

    April showers with an umbrella. Or a fish with a fishing hook.

  23. Liz Penney
    Liz Penney April 14, 2016 at 8:13 pm | | Reply

    I think it will be a Daffodil, Spring showers bring April flowers.

  24. jonibee
    jonibee April 15, 2016 at 10:30 am | | Reply

    Row 30 has an error in it?..it says to p14 then it says P1,k2, k1,p1,k1…please confirm if this is an error or is correct…

  25. jonibee
    jonibee April 15, 2016 at 11:47 am | | Reply

    A busy bee?

  26. Betty W
    Betty W April 15, 2016 at 1:08 pm | | Reply

    Hi Jonibee… I think…. THINK… THINK this line (30) should read as follows…
    K1, P1, K1, P16, K2, P14, K1, P2, K1, P1, K1.
    Sometimes it’s easy to not notice the knits and purls have gotten mixed up. Claire’s patterns normally follow along with one after the other soooooo I’m fairly sure, but, if I’m guessing wrong, please accept my apologies.

    I like the busy bee : )… so far I haven’t a clue – nothing new there !

  27. jonibee
    jonibee April 15, 2016 at 5:33 pm | | Reply

    Thank you Betty..I think you’re right…Have a nice weekend…

  28. redherring62
    redherring62 April 16, 2016 at 5:49 am | | Reply

    A flower and rain.

  29. Liz Penney
    Liz Penney April 16, 2016 at 12:19 pm | | Reply

    Maybe now not a daffadil ….maybe it is a bird house.

  30. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M April 16, 2016 at 2:16 pm | | Reply

    No worries Claire, We all appreciate all the hard work you put into this monthly KAL. We have been doing this for a long time now and you are wonderful to keep it up. HUGS!
    **************************************
    An upside down umbrella to catch all the April rain to save for all those May flowers!

  31. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 17, 2016 at 12:26 pm | | Reply

    Oh man – thunderstorms all night. Had to close the blinds and calm my dogs – they hate thunder and lightening! Raining today and more expected this week. Hard to imagine we went through a terrible drought a couple years ago. I am still sticking with the umbrella in the rain for my guess – I need one here today – lol!

  32. jonibee
    jonibee April 19, 2016 at 8:35 am | | Reply

    “Singing in the rain”…do any of you remember Gene Kelly in that movie…especially the scene where he is sloshing in the puddles….I love that song..so it seems right that this months’ cloth would have something to do with April Showers..

  33. barb
    barb April 19, 2016 at 12:44 pm | | Reply

    Hmmmm….I still say it’s an umbrella with rain coming down but the rain streaks are showing up where the umbrella should be. I think this umbrella has been blown inside out from the wind leaving no protection from the rain for the poor person who has it…

  34. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 19, 2016 at 8:51 pm | | Reply

    Got behind but hubby has a stress test at the hospital in the morning so I should be able to catch up. However, if it keeps raining we may need a boat to get there. Jonibee:- I do remember singing in the rain I think about it every time I go out and paddle through the puddles. Does it date us? Deborah Pearson:- Like you I am become very friendly with my umbrella the thing spends most of the drying on the front porch waiting for my next trip down the driveway. Everyone who is getting wet stay safe!

  35. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 19, 2016 at 9:08 pm | | Reply

    Re-reading what I just posted I thing my brain may be rusting. I meant to say that the umbrella spent most of its time on the porch.

  36. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M April 20, 2016 at 12:10 am | | Reply

    If this is an umbrella, it will be the only one I own. I rarely ever use an umbrella. As I tell my kids….. “It’s only water, I know I am sweet, but I am not made of sugar. I won’t melt” They all just laugh at me. Honestly though, I don’t like umbrellas.

  37. Betty W
    Betty W April 20, 2016 at 2:55 am | | Reply

    Same here Elizabeth. Umbrellas never seem to work for me – that is, when I actually have one handy when it’s needed. I prefer to just wear a rain coat with a hood.. or no protection. I kind of like the feel of drops hitting me and splashing in the puddles was always a number one hit on a rainy day.

  38. Liz Penney
    Liz Penney April 20, 2016 at 8:28 am | | Reply

    Congratulations to your son…..they grow up so very fast.
    It is our 37th anniversary today.

  39. Liz Penney
    Liz Penney April 20, 2016 at 8:46 am | | Reply

    Now I think it may be a mailbox

  40. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm | | Reply

    Congratulations to you son. Next year he will be a teenager. Our youngest granddaughter turned 21 yesterday. Time flies when you are having fun.

  41. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 20, 2016 at 9:51 pm | | Reply

    Liz Penney:-Happy Anniversary!

  42. jonibee
    jonibee April 21, 2016 at 6:52 am | | Reply

    A belated birthday wish for your Son …Clair..they really grow up too fast..enjoy the ride!

  43. Latifa
    Latifa April 21, 2016 at 12:11 pm | | Reply

    Yes I’m seconding the happy birthday belated that is for your son. this washcloth seems appropriate for our weather here in Texas lots of rain and not enough sunshine. That is if we go on the umbrella assumption that people are saying. Having a lot of fun with this one

  44. jonibee
    jonibee April 21, 2016 at 2:31 pm | | Reply

    Get out the linament for the soreness, or a warm bath is in order…along with aleve or tylenol..

  45. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M April 21, 2016 at 9:47 pm | | Reply

    If this is an umbrella, it looks like I might need it. We are forecast to have rain from tomorrow through most of next week!

  46. Annbeth Winters
    Annbeth Winters April 22, 2016 at 4:48 pm | | Reply

    This is really a stumper! Right now it looks like a fancy curtain.Maybe it will get a head and be a bird or a butterfly.
    Annbeth

  47. Rita Curran
    Rita Curran April 23, 2016 at 4:52 pm | | Reply

    I think that it is a fish hook amonst a swarming fish with very choppy waters. Sure was nice to see the sunshine today.

  48. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 23, 2016 at 8:51 pm | | Reply

    We finally had a day with no rain!!! However more is due next week.

  49. Sandy
    Sandy April 23, 2016 at 9:18 pm | | Reply

    This is my first dishcloth a long .. but it looks like a pretty frilly parasol umbrella to me

    1. Betty W
      Betty W April 25, 2016 at 8:18 am | | Reply

      Welcome to the fun Sandy. I normally don’t ‘see’ the picture until the last few days but it’s fun to watch it develop and read the comments.

  50. jonibee
    jonibee April 25, 2016 at 9:50 am | | Reply

    Welcome aboard Sandy..you’ll make alot of pretty dish/wash cloths…

  51. Sandy
    Sandy April 25, 2016 at 6:53 pm | | Reply

    thank you for welcoming me .. I find it hard waiting for the next 2 rows .. I am impatient to see what it will be!!! and my daughter is waiting anxiously cause she wants dishcloths!!

  52. Bev Schenk
    Bev Schenk April 25, 2016 at 7:52 pm | | Reply

    I’m going to chance the guess of a turtle. I never can see until it gets to the very end what it
    might be.

  53. Patty
    Patty April 27, 2016 at 3:13 pm | | Reply

    My cousin won’t knit but she loves the idea of the wash cloth knit along. She was wondering if anyone knew if there was a wash cloth crochet along.anywhere.

  54. Annbeth Winters
    Annbeth Winters April 27, 2016 at 8:25 pm | | Reply

    Congratulations Deborah enjoy your beautiful yarn Lucky You.
    Annbeth

  55. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 27, 2016 at 9:47 pm | | Reply

    Congratulations Deborah. I believe you have had as much rain as we have had this month and it is supposed to rain again at the weekend. I believe I am developing webbed feet.

  56. jonibee
    jonibee April 28, 2016 at 8:10 am | | Reply

    A shower of Good Wishes to Deborah on her win this month…very pretty yarn…

  57. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 29, 2016 at 9:50 am | | Reply

    Thanks to all, especially Claire! I am shocked – am not normally even close when guessing, or have no idea what the cloth will be. Yes, lucky me! Marjorie, I hear ya – it is overcast today & was misting at 6 a.m. this morning when I let my dogs out to potty. More rain expected. Gonna have to put dune buggy flags on all my pets’ tails soon if we don’t dry up enough to do a decent mowing on our property. (Sure beats a drought though…) Thanks again to Claire for all she does for us. The yarn looks lovely!

  58. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 29, 2016 at 8:21 pm | | Reply

    Deborah, I hope you and your family are safe I have the TV on and Texas is getting a few tornadoes. What are you going to do with that beautiful yarn? Claire, I do hope you realize how much we appreciate all your hard work.

  59. Deborah Pearson
    Deborah Pearson April 29, 2016 at 10:49 pm | | Reply

    Marjorie, we are safe and well. No rain as predicted, but plenty of 15-20 mph breezes. May rain Sunday or Monday, who knows? I think the weather forecasters depend too much on their computers – they need to look out the window once in a while – lol! Hubby got majority of the mowing done today and I raked up grass for my Shetland, mini mare and Pygmy goat – they love it! Not sure what to make with that gorgeous yarn, but think it will tell me when I get it! Hope all is well where you are.

  60. Marjorie
    Marjorie April 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm | | Reply

    We got more rain which we really didn’t need. The heavier rain went west and north of us. I do believe that the Red River will flood again this year because there were many inches of rain In parts of Texas,Arkansas and Oklahoma. My yard is like a paddling pool and I hate to think of the mosquitoes we will have. Glad you managed to get the grass cut. I am not sure when we will be able to cut ours. Maybe I need a few goats or a couple of sheep to take care of the job. Stay dry and safe.

  61. Gayle Sabo
    Gayle Sabo May 4, 2016 at 11:14 am | | Reply

    not getting pattern for may. is there one started yet.

  62. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M May 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm | | Reply

    I don’t think one has been started yet for May.

  63. jonibee
    jonibee May 4, 2016 at 6:38 pm | | Reply

    I haven’t seen the pattern yet for May..hopefully Clair is ok…

  64. redherring62
    redherring62 May 5, 2016 at 4:48 pm | | Reply

    Where, oh where, is Claire? Hope everything is okay ‘cuz I really miss her dishcloth KALS.

  65. Latifa
    Latifa May 6, 2016 at 1:21 pm | | Reply

    I was just thinking the same thing I checked a few days ago and coming back today to check again. Hope you’re OK Claire we really do like the dishcloth get along it’s not for the prizes for me but just for the fun. If you need to do it a different way that could probably work also say giving one weeks of clues at a time.

  66. redherring62
    redherring62 May 6, 2016 at 9:05 pm | | Reply

    Or 10-12rows at a time and only having it for 5 or 6 days like some KALS.! I usually get behind but that would be okay.

  67. jonibee
    jonibee May 7, 2016 at 5:51 am | | Reply

    She might be having computer problems..hopefully we’ll hear from her shortly..otherwise wishing all a Happy Mothers’ Day!

  68. redherring62
    redherring62 May 7, 2016 at 6:24 am | | Reply

    Hope everyone has a special Mother’s Day.

  69. Marjorie
    Marjorie May 8, 2016 at 12:26 pm | | Reply

    Happy Mother’s Day to everyone. I had deleted April after I had printed the pattern and since I couldn’t find anything on the web site for May decided to check to see if there were any comments at the end of April. I am going with the premise that no news is good news and hope it is nothing more than computer problems. Claire, we are worried about you and hope that all is well.

  70. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M May 12, 2016 at 8:11 pm | | Reply

    Maybe everyone should send Claire a “Thinking of you” card and let her know we all are concerned and care about her. Her address at the store is … The Quarter Stitch 5725 Oleander Dr. Wilmington, NC…..
    I will be sending one

  71. Marjorie
    Marjorie May 12, 2016 at 10:16 pm | | Reply

    Elizabeth M I am with you. The zip code is 48403.

  72. redherring62
    redherring62 May 13, 2016 at 5:56 pm | | Reply

    Do you suppose she has a new site and we missed it somehow?

  73. redherring62
    redherring62 May 13, 2016 at 6:18 pm | | Reply

    Found the phone number for her store. Called it but they are closed. Will try back tomorrow and let everyone know what’s up.

  74. Kathleen
    Kathleen May 14, 2016 at 7:55 am | | Reply

    Zip code is 28403.

  75. redherring62
    redherring62 May 14, 2016 at 12:11 pm | | Reply

    She is okay and at a band competition. Will send a message later.

  76. barb
    barb May 14, 2016 at 4:05 pm | | Reply

    Thanks for letting us know…….I have been checking almost daily and hoping she wasn’t caught in any of the bad storms that have been hitting some areas.

  77. Marjorie
    Marjorie May 14, 2016 at 7:45 pm | | Reply

    Glad to hear that she is OK, will wait and look for the message

  78. P J Coldren
    P J Coldren May 20, 2016 at 10:01 pm | | Reply

    So is there a May dishcloth? If so, how do I get to it?

  79. SSeger
    SSeger May 21, 2016 at 12:33 pm | | Reply

    Hope you are all right Claire.

  80. jonibee
    jonibee May 22, 2016 at 10:37 am | | Reply

    I don’t believe there is a May dishcloth as it would have reached us by now..I only hope that we learn if this site is going to continue in the future. I check back occassionally as it was one that I enjoyed visiting and participating in…

  81. Gayle Sabo
    Gayle Sabo May 22, 2016 at 1:31 pm | | Reply

    ditto here. will wait and see if there is one for June

  82. Marjorie
    Marjorie May 22, 2016 at 10:57 pm | | Reply

    redherring62 Have you had a chance to call the store again? I am wondering if something happened on the way back from the band competition.

  83. jonibee
    jonibee May 23, 2016 at 2:06 pm | | Reply

    It’s very unlike Clair to not let us know as to whether this site will continue to have the RMT..I wonder if the store has any info so we will not be in suspense as to what the future holds for the site…

  84. Betty W
    Betty W May 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | | Reply

    Hi guys… keep on checking back now and then. Claire returned from her trip ok but picked up a virus and has been fighting it off ever since. Actually the whole family has it.
    apparently it’s a nasty one…It just has to run it’s course. I’m sure she will be posting again when she feels better. I know she appreciates your concern.

  85. Marjorie
    Marjorie May 23, 2016 at 9:48 pm | | Reply

    Thank heavens everyone arrived home safely after the trip. I hope that they recover from the virus soon. The bad thing is that there really isn’t a cure just rest and time. They have our prayers for a quick recovery.

  86. Betty W
    Betty W May 27, 2016 at 4:50 am | | Reply

    Good news glimmers…. word yesterday was Claire felt like she would live for the first time in what must, I’m sure, seem like months to her. This virus really kicked the stuffing out of her and I’m happy it has turned around. Claire…. you have a solid backing of people who care for you and who will be happy to see you out and about again.

  87. SSeger
    SSeger May 31, 2016 at 8:37 pm | | Reply

    Prayers for you Claire and your family.

  88. redherring62
    redherring62 June 5, 2016 at 1:57 pm | | Reply

    Has anyone heard from Claire?

  89. Marjorie
    Marjorie June 5, 2016 at 4:29 pm | | Reply

    redherring62 Was glad to see your post. I have been checking in each day to see if anyone knew what was going on with Claire and her family. I am beginning to get worried that it was more than a flu bug.

  90. June
    June June 9, 2016 at 10:06 am | | Reply

    I am very concerned about Claire, too. Has anyone heard anything? I hope, with all our prayers, that she will be back with us soon.

  91. redherring62
    redherring62 June 10, 2016 at 4:43 pm | | Reply

    This is very worrisome! Hate having to call her store, again, bit will try tomorrow. Will let you know if I find out anything new. Meanwhile,. Prayers are being sent her way!

  92. jonibee
    jonibee June 13, 2016 at 8:00 am | | Reply

    I’m hoping what ever is wrong it will right itself..evidently Clair needs this time to rest and let time take care of her problem(s). You are on our minds and in our prayers…it’s like a ship without a rudder and we are drifting on a vast ocean…hopefully our captain will return….

  93. Marjorie
    Marjorie June 29, 2016 at 3:49 pm | | Reply

    Claire, We are all thinking of you and hope to hear from you soon. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We miss you and worry about you.

  94. Gayle Sabo
    Gayle Sabo June 30, 2016 at 1:54 pm | | Reply

    same here

  95. Rita Curran
    Rita Curran July 2, 2016 at 7:47 pm | | Reply

    I check of this site every day in hopes that we will hear from you. My prayers are with you and your family. All will be well in the end.

  96. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M July 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm | | Reply

    I also check daily to see if there is a post, update, or news. Prayers to Claire and her family for whatever they are facing at this time. God knows what they need.

  97. Marjorie
    Marjorie July 3, 2016 at 11:16 pm | | Reply

    I checked today to see if anyone knew what was going on. I think prayers and good thoughts are in order until we hear from Claire.

  98. jonibee
    jonibee July 6, 2016 at 7:39 am | | Reply

    I just wish that her co-workers posted something as to whether or not this site will be continuing in the future..I sincerly hope all is ok with Claire and her family..it’s the not knowing that bothers me..I understand that some things are confidential..but to continue or not to continue this site is the question..I too check back every once in awhile as I miss it sorely…

  99. Marjorie
    Marjorie July 18, 2016 at 9:57 pm | | Reply

    Didn’t have a chance to check for a few days . Still no news will keep praying and checking and hoping that all is well.

  100. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M July 25, 2016 at 1:47 pm | | Reply

    Hope Claire is okay and that we all hear something from her or a coworker soon.

  101. jonibee
    jonibee August 3, 2016 at 6:24 pm | | Reply

    I’m hoping everyone is having a nice summer …perhaps the fall will bring some news..

  102. Paulette Stotz
    Paulette Stotz September 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm | | Reply

    Where are you and are you okay?

  103. June
    June September 23, 2016 at 11:36 pm | | Reply

    I sincerely wish that someone would post some news about Claire. We are all so concerned about her, and hope and pray that she is all right. Also, I would like to know if the Mystery Dishcloth site will ever be back…I think we are entitled to know that. I am 89 years old and I always looked forward to the two new rows of knitting every morning. I was the first to guess the Valentine card and won a beautiful skein of yarn. Happy Fall to everyone!

  104. Elizabeth M
    Elizabeth M September 25, 2016 at 1:57 am | | Reply

    June, I agree. We deserve to hear if the Mystery Dishcloth will be back or not. We have been almost like a family here and I for one miss those two rows. It became a part of my bedtime routine to do them. I would enjoy doing the dish cloth even without a prize for the correct guess. I also have seen an occasional post from The Quarter Stitch on facebook. We miss Claire and hoe she is ok. It’s been 5 month and no news. 🙁

  105. jonibee
    jonibee October 4, 2016 at 11:12 am | | Reply

    June and others there is a post under the side colum of “Simplified knitted monsters” dated Septl 25th by Claire but no mention of this mystery dishcloth only about the project she is currently working on..We need to know whether this site is defunct or will it continue at a later date. Claire if you read this please let us know..

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