I give most of my knitted creations to a charity group at work - they gave me the inspiration to try something new - dishcloths! So, I pulled out some cotton yarn, found a basic pattern on the internet and finished a couple dishcloths pretty quickly (for me). On a trip through Michaels, I found a free pattern sheet for a "woven" dishcoth and gave it a shot. The pattern was okay to knit and I liked the results, but not enough to make more than one.
Then I found it, the challenging "easy" pattern that almost conquered my need to knit. The Long Beach Washcloth (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/90392AD.html) I think I've re-started this cloth four times (so far). This is definitely not a pattern that I could drop quickly and then get back into easily - at least not at first. I have to say that after four times through a pattern - especially with several fix attempts thrown in - I KNOW this pattern - more than I've ever wanted to know a pattern!