Julie's Creative Lifestyle

American Flag Crochet Dishcloth

Thursday, July 11, 2013

How's everyone's week been?  I have been busy crocheting this dishcloth this week and it is Week 15 of the 52 Weeks of Dishcloths.  It's the American Flag Crochet Dishcloth and I just love it!  It's so patriotic and it was so much fun to crochet.  It involves color changes of yarn and the stitch forms a wave.  This stitch would be good to use to make a blanket or scarf.  Just think of the possibilities of what color combinations you could use.


The yarn that I used is from Lion Brand Yarn, Kitchen Cotton in the colors:  Cayenne, Vanilla, and Blueberry.   The pattern can be found HERE.



I made this dishcloth to use as a decoration for patriotic holidays and I hope I have inspired you too! 


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Thanks everyone and enjoy.

Julie

22 comments:

  1. So cute Julie! I envy your talent. These old eyes would have a hard time crocheting I'm afraid so, I'll just enjoy your handicraft :-)

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  2. Amazing work,Julie! I love it!
    Would love to have you visit me sometime.
    Have a fabulous week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  3. I love this design. It would be cute for coasters for the table! You're so creative! Hugs!

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  4. Oh how pretty! I love the flag dish cloth, my friend..very unique, never seen anything like this! So talented you are! Enjoy your weekend. Thanks for your sweet and kind visit, I appreciate it.
    FABBY

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  5. Oh Julie, this is fabulous and so creative - I love it! Someday I hope to learn how to crochet, but until then I will enjoy the creations from someone talented like you :)

    Also, thank you for your many sweet comments on my blog - they are such a highlight to read. I hope you're enjoying your weekend!

    Hugs to you!

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  6. Love the flag dishcloth! So cute! Thanks for visiting my blog and your comments! Sandra- scrumptilicious4you.blogspot.com

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  7. Hi Julie,

    You are just TOO talented, my sweet friend! How pretty and patriotic and practical! Thanks for sharing!

    Poppy

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  8. Oh Julie, I love this patriotic dishcloth! Aren't you the clever one?

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  9. I saw your link and thumbnail image at SYC Thursday and had to stop by to view this. I love to crochet and this will be something I make for when I decorate the house for the 4th of July each year.

    Wonderful idea.

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  10. Omg, this is just the cutest little flag i've ever seen. Pinned in my crochet board! I'd love to buy one:) Stop by

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  11. So cute! A friend of mine crocheted me two Americana hot pads, but I love this dishcloth! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  12. How patriotic! What a fabulous idea!
    Rhondda

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  13. Thank You for LInking Up at the Crochet Happy Linky Party!
    Your Link has been Pinned and shared with all my Social Networks and I am now following your site so I can do the same with your future posts too!
    I hope you got some well deserved exposure for your work :)


    Tracy
    www.crochehappy.com

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    1. Hi Tracy, thanks for your sweet comment and all of your support.
      Julie

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  14. Just dropping in from Lets Get Social Sunday and I found this super cute dishcloth!! Pinning!!

    I love to crochet (not great at it but I try:))

    Hugs

    PS Now following via GFC, Twitter and Google+

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  15. Hi Evelyn, thanks so much for your sweet comment. Welcome and thanks for the follows.
    Julie

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  16. Hi! thanks for visiting my blog. So glad I found yours, as I'm getting back into crocheting, basically relearning everything. I have not tackled knitting just yet!

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  17. very cute thanks so much for sharing at Meet the Neighbors

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  18. Hi, I'm afraid I'm here to rain on the parade. While I greatly admire your designing talent and appreciate your patriotic intentions immensely, something about putting a flag (al beit a slightly abstract replica) into dirty, greasy dishwater just rubs me the wrong way. Maybe because I am an Army vet, an Army wife (now retired after 32+ yrs of service,) and an Army mom, maybe not, but I had to post and let you know my thoughts.

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