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Bluebird Beach Washcloth
Lion Brand« Lion® Cotton
Exact gauge is not essential to this project.
kfb Knit into front and then back of same stitch – 1 stitch increased.
PATTERN STITCHES Seed Stitch (worked over an even number of sts) Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across. Row 2: K the purl sts and p the knit sts. Rep Row 2 for Seed st.
Granite Stitch (over 34 sts) Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2: *K2tog; rep from * across. Row 3: Kfb in each st across. Row 4: Purl. Rep Rows 1-4 for Granite st.
WASHCLOTH Cast on 42 sts. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Next Row: Work in Seed st as established over first 4 sts, work Row 1 of Granite st to last 4 sts, work in Seed st over last 4 sts. Continue as established, working first and last 4 sts in Seed st and remaining sts in Granite st until piece measures about 9 in. (23 cm) from beginning. Work in Seed st for 6 rows. Bind off.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
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I like this pattern. It doesn't really look like the picture, but is still very elegant. Like another reviewer, I only did four rows of seed stitch on the top and bottom. This will be my new go-to pattern for washcloths.
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