Also see Quick Easter Patterns, Teddy Bear Patterns, Stashbuster, other Animal Patterns.
Wash cloths and dish cloths make great quick handmade gifts for housewarmings, showers, hostess gifts, and other occasions. They are also great ways to try out a new technique. Many of these patterns have stitch motifs that you can adapt to other projects such as afghan squares, baby sweaters, and more.
We knitters hate to throw away yarn so our stash is full of leftover oddballs and scraps of yarn too small for most projects. Here are some clever stash busting ideas to de-stash those yarn remnants. Don’t have any leftover yarn (ha, ha)? You can always get more yarn! These make great quick gifts, too!