#305 Marjorie Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


Designer Linda Kahle wrote: “This dishcloth is in Honor of my Mother – who passed away in 2000 with Breast Cancer. Marjorie N. Rounds. Mom taught myself and my twin sister (Suzie) many things. The three of us had the most Fun when we were sewing and cooking together. She would tell her friends that she had an electric dish washer and dryer (myself and my sister). She was always talking about us to her friends. So when they would meet us, it would be … Oh, so you two girls like to do… what ever. They were always asking us to help do something. I taught myself to crochet many, many years ago. I did try teaching Mom – she just couldn’t pick it up. She did try… But.. oh well. She was much better at sewing and cooking. My sister and I always had look-alike outfits. And I mean always. When I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 1996, Mom said, “This is just not Right – a Parent just should not see their child go through something like this”. (I had lost all my hair and was real sick.) I remember telling her, “Mom I’m not a little girl any more”. And to that she said, “You’ll always be my little Surprise”. You see she did not know she was having twins. When she awoke, she asked, “How is my baby and what did I have?” They told her that her babies were just fine and that she had twin girls. And to hear Mother tell the story she laugh. Why? You see… She had a Best friend whose name was Suzie. She was going to call her daughter that if she had a girl. She had told Suzie that if she had twins, Suzie could have one. Well you guessed it. Right in the hospital Suzie asked, “Which one is mine?” Of course Mother kept both of us. But she didn’t have a name for me. And one of the Nurse’s name was Linda. So that was me.”

Thank you Linda for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!

Follow me on to #306 and the rest of the story…

Enjoy the ‘Marjorie’ Crochet Dishcloth and other patterns in the Pink 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

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Comments (3)

  • marceme 13 years ago Reply

    thanks so much this is beautiful im gonna share with every one… it is just a heatt snagger HUGS ME

  • Maria 13 years ago Reply

    Thank you Linda for the wonderful story. I too am a breast cancer survivor 6 years so far. Thank you for honoring your mother and thank you for the lovely wash cloth in memory of her. God Bless you and your family always. This wash cloth will be wonderful to make during the month of October and give to all my friends.

  • RAELENE COLEMAN 13 years ago Reply

    I’m a volunteer at our oroville hospital auxiliary called the guild were we make items to be sold in support of the hospital i will be making this face or dish cloth in honor of breast cancer you and your mother

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