Knitting And Crocheting For The Bath..Free Patterns
Ahh yes COTTON...
Cotton is a soft fluffy fiber that grows in a pod known as a cotton boll. Most often the cotton fiber is spun into a yarn or thread.
Cotton is a natural fiber, the yarn tends to be less elastic, retains less warmth, and yet can be stronger than woolen type fibers.
In my honest opinion it is the best type of yarn to use in the bath area.
It is soft, absorbent, washable and durable as well as kid friendly.
Cotton yarn is now available in most colors, making it nice when it comes to finding the color we need for our décor.
It can be purchased in a wide variety of solid colors, as a variegated yarn or self stripping.
Caring For Cotton
Items that are made with cotton yarn are for the most part suitable for machine washing and drying,
In either warm or cold water and then dried on a medium setting.
Be sure to use caution
It is important check the washing instructions before washing or drying. This is important not only for shrinkage but also for color fastness.
What a shame it would be to put your hard work and money into knitting or crocheting an item, only to have it then ruined in the washer or dryer..
Important To Know 100 % cotton will shrink when washed in hot water
Creating With Cotton
The ideas are limitless.
Making a set of these covers for candles and even small glass vases, will look very pretty in your bathroom or any room in the house. Of course, always make sure that the candle you use is in a glass holder, and never leave burning candles unattended.
Lights dimmed, Scented Candles lit make for a romantic and or calming bath setting.
Bernat Handicrafter Bath Mat
Crochet Cotton Slippers
The fresh colors in this bath mat will brighten any space. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.
Step out of the shower or bath and sink your feet into this luxurious , highly absorbent , soft bath mat..
After you have dried your self off with your fluffy towel.
Then slip your feet into these, sweet as can be cute and easy to make crochet slippers. Crochet yourself a pair in the colors of your choice. Leave them as sweet and simple as they are or dress them up by embellishing them with flowers, bows or glitzy, glittery,goodness. Either way your sure to love them.
Cotton Yarn by Bernat
Hand Towel With Basket Rib Pattern
Elegant edged Hand Towel
Lacy Decorative Bowl
- Traci Knits: Basket Rib Hand Towel - FREE Pattern
Use this free knitting pattern for this basic hand towel. The ribbing details give this towel a nice design element. Display in your bathroom for guest use. Knit a few of these in your designer colors....
Lace Edged Hand Towels
Knitting lace edges around a simple hand towel makes a wonderful impression. Learn how to do this with our free knitting patterns at HowStuffWorks. Add simple knitted lace edging to everyday hand towels, and smile as guests admire your handiwork.
Beautiful Filigree Bowl
Fill this lovely lacy crocheted bowl with Scented Soaps , Or Bath Petals Crocheted with Aunt Lydia's Fashion Crochet and then once it has been stiffened, it can accent any room or table.