#44 Popcorn Crochet Dishcloth

Kathleen Wrote: My name is Kathleen Stuart and I learned to crochet when I was ten and have been crocheting and designing crochet ever since.

I started my “career” in crochet in 1991 after reading about crochet designs wanted for a crochet magazine. I was amazed that my first design was accepted! I design as a hobby. My four children are my inspiration for many designs. I love to crochet stuffed animals and toys, along with afghans and other items. I enjoy using whimsy in many of my designs. My designs have been in many crochet magazines and books over the years.

I am a professional member of the Crochet Guild of America and enjoy attending my local chapter, South Bay Crochet. I love the opportunity that I have had to meet many of the crochet “greats” with this group.

I joined the dishcloth challenge for several reasons. The first reason is that I love to make things for charity. The second reason is that I love a challenge!

I live in San Jose, California with my husband, Harold.

This dishcloth is in memory of my son, James (August 14, 1987- September 19, 2010). He was my inspiration for this dishcloth as James loved popcorn! He ate it almost every day. What a better way to use a popcorn stitch in crochet than in making a box or bag of popcorn?

Thank you for joining the Dishcloth-a-Day Challenge Kathleen and for sharing your story and talent with us.

Follow me onto dishcloth #45 and the rest of the story

The Popcorn Crochet Dishcloth is now available in the Black, White, Red & Yellow Dishcloth Set.

This pattern is now available in the new book from Annie’s Attic ‘A Year of Dishcloths’. Click here to order your copy of this book today: http://www.maggiescrochet.com/products/a-year-of-dishcloths


All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon




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Comments (9)

  • cblgal 13 years ago Reply

    What a wonderful design! Wouldn’t it be great as an applique or a pocket on a sweater or even a dishcloth!

  • sonnie42 13 years ago Reply

    I signed onto your website too late to see dishcloths l to 40. Is there a way I could see these cloths so I could get a copy of any that I really like

    webmaster 13 years ago Reply

    All the Dishcloths are still and will always be available on the site.


  • Carla 13 years ago Reply

    What a great pattern. Thank You

  • deeter 13 years ago Reply

    I know just the person to make this for! Only he won’t use it as a dishcloth! LOL Thanks so much for the instructions to make a special gift for a special person.

  • precious 13 years ago Reply

    i love it all the dishclothes i have seen are from 33 on. i reckon they are so good for a dishcloth.and would even be nice a a face washer for the bathroom

  • LineDancrS@aol.com 13 years ago Reply

    That Would Also Make A Great Square For An Afghan
    Dottie In Va

  • Kvanatta 13 years ago Reply

    this one is adorable! I enjoyed figuring out the pattern – though I never did manage the letters…. I gave up and embroidered them on….. still is cute!

  • scangel 13 years ago Reply

    thank you so much. this is cute.

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