Leafy Washcloth

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Product Description

 


An easy leaf-shaped washcloth that makes a great quick gift. A good project for the beginner knitter who’s ready to move beyond the square. Make them in leafy colors, or get zany with rainbow cotton. The finished size depends on what weight of yarn you choose.

Skill Level
easy

Finished Measurements
DK weight: 4.5 x 7.25 inches
Worsted weight: 5.25 x 7.5 inches
Aran weight: 6 x 8 inches

Yarn
30 yards cotton or cotton blend yarn, in DK, worsted or aran weight. Shown in:
DK: Berroco Pure Pima, 100% cotton, color Oyster.
Worsted: Nashua Handknits Creative Focus Linen, 50% linen 50% cotton, color Leaf.
Aran: Kertzer CoolSpun Cotton Ombres, 100% cotton, color Mardi Gras.

Gauge
24 (DK), 22 (Worsted), 20 (Aran) sts = 4 inches of garter stitch. Correct gauge is not essential for this project.

Needles
4.0 – 5.0 mm needles, depending on which yarn you use.
(Check the yarn label for guidance).

Other Supplies
tapestry needle, 2 stitch markers

 

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Specifications

Stitches over 4 inches/10cm

24

Needles

4.0mm (US 6), 5.0mm (US 8)

Yarn Weight

DK, Worsted

Skills required

basic knit/purl combinations