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Simple Cotton Bath Mat
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Jul 24, 2011 00:08:34   #
debdobalina
 
Would love to make this one!

http://www.purlbee.com/simple-cotton-bath-mat/
 
Jul 24, 2011 11:46:25   #
laura1964
 
check out the other patterns on there brilliant makes
Jul 24, 2011 11:55:05   #
debdobalina
 
Yes, this is one of my favorite knitting sites!
Jul 24, 2011 12:16:48   #
perlie24
 
Thanks. checked it out and like quite a few of them so far.
Jul 24, 2011 12:21:38   #
mjp362
 
oooo i like!! hate the carpet one i have!!
Jul 25, 2011 08:15:28   #
rosebay44
 
I like this too, and started it a few days ago. Now'm stalled because I can't find the longest circular needle to conplete the outside ! Guess I'll have to go order it online.
 
Jul 25, 2011 08:37:44   #
kate severin
 
debdobalina wrote:
Would love to make this one!

http://www.purlbee.com/simple-cotton-bath-mat/


Very pretty. Wonder how it would be as a nest. My small dog loves to make nests from the bath mat!
Jul 25, 2011 11:31:19   #
Katsch (a regular here)
 
Go for it!!! I love it too on my to do.... which is ever growing

I want you to know I love attic24 blog and have started her purse, love it, thanks :thumbup:
Jul 25, 2011 12:09:51   #
maryrose
 
hi, i like cotton rugs in my bathroom. thank you for the link.
Jul 25, 2011 12:30:09   #
sockyarn (a regular here)
 
That is great. What would it cost to make it with their yarns?
Jul 25, 2011 13:08:59   #
Mrs. Mac
 
maryrose wrote:
hi, i like cotton rugs in my bathroom. thank you for the link.


Last year I volunteered to teach a quilting class at our senior center. We were asked to make a quilt of T-shirts that had been sold over 10 years to raise money to increase awareness of wearing seat belts after one of our high school volley ball stars was killed in a car accident, without her seat belt. The quilt was displayed at the ten year annual memorial volleyball tournament
We used the fronts and back of the colorful shirts in the quilt, so I made yarn of the sleeves, and tails, and they worked up into great cotton bathmats, crocheted. Since then I've made more yarn from worn out cotton knit nightgowns, etc. You can make them in any size. They are very absorbent, and easy to launder. Just an idea.

Here is a pic of the Buckle Up For Lane Quilt.
Buckle Up For Lane's Sake Quilt

 
Jul 25, 2011 13:14:56   #
debdobalina
 
Oh I just love this project. Obviously a lot of heart went into the making of it.
Jul 25, 2011 13:30:50   #
Mrs. Mac
 
debdobalina wrote:
Oh I just love this project. Obviously a lot of heart went into the making of it.


Thank you. It was really a labor of love. The young lady's grandmother financed all materials, and having this as a teaching project was inspirational to all of the ladies in the quilt group. They learned a lot, and worked together so well. Mrs. Mac
Jul 25, 2011 15:03:56   #
BKaye
 
Debdobalina, thanks again for posting the Purl Bee site. I love it!
Jul 25, 2011 15:22:18   #
debdobalina
 
Purl Bee is one of my all time favorites too!
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