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Free Knitting Pattern: Bluebird Beach Washcloth

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Lion Brand« Cotton-Ease®
Pattern #: 90394B
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
About 10 x 10 in. (25.5 x 25.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Cotton-Ease®

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Cotton-Ease®
Almond Snow Lake Cherry Taupe Seaspray Hazelnut Cactus
Terracotta Plum Turquoise Stone Charcoal Violet Lime
*Cotton-Ease® (Article #830). 50% Cotton, 50% Acrylic; package size: 3.50oz/100.00 gr. (207yds/188m) pull skeins

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•  830-110 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lake
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Bluebird Beach Washcloth

Lion Brand« Cotton-Ease®

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1. Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.
2. Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st. You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3. Drop the st from your left hand needle - 1 st 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.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
Kfb = knit in front and back of st p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) st(s) = stitch(es)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Reviewed by Chris Boevers on 2011-06-20 ****
Loving the granite stitch (even though I had my initial doubts). This will be perfect with my wash cloth sampler. If I do it again I would take much of the seed border away. I think it doesn't fit to the main motif.


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