Premier Yarns Home Cotton Basketweave & Log Cabin Washcloths

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Home Cotton Basketweave & Log Cabin Washcloths

Create some new washcloths for the new season - there’s bound to be a yarn at A.C. Moore that matches your décor!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

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    Home Cotton Basketweave Washcloth: Use a 14 sts and 20 rows in St st to knit a washcloth that measures approximately 9 inch x 9 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special Stitches and Abbreviations: Basketweave = (multiple of 10 sts + 5) = Rows 1, 3, 5 (RS): * K5, p5; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Rows 2, 4, 6: * P5, k5; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5. Rows 7, 9, 11: * P5, k5; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5. Rows 8, 10, 12: * K5, p5; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5. Rep Rows 1-12 for patt. St st = Stockinette stitch: Knit on RS rows, purl on WS rows. Cast on 35 sts. Row 1: Work Row 1 of Basketweave patt. Continue in Basketweave patt until Washcloth measures approx. 9 inch, ending with Row 6 or 12 of patt. Bind off all sts. Finishing: Weave in ends.
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    Home Cotton Log Cabin Washcloth: Use a gauge of 14 sts and 26 rows (4 inch) in Garter st to knit a washcloth that measures approximately 9 inch x 9 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the needle listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Center: Cast on 10 sts. Knit 19 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 2 – Left: Pick up and knit 20 sts along left side of Center (1 st in each ridge). Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 1 – Bottom: Pick up and knit 15 sts along bottom of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 1 – Left: Pick up and knit 10 sts along left side of Center (1 st in each ridge). Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 1 – Right: Pick up and knit 15 sts along right side of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 1 – Top: Pick up and knit 20 sts along top of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 2 – Bottom: Pick up and knit 25 sts along bottom of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 2 – Right: Pick up and knit 25 sts along right side of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Tier 2 – Top: Pick up and knit 30 sts along top of Washcloth. Knit 10 rows. Bind off all sts. Finishing: Weave in ends.
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Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Rosy Cheeks 104797721 and/or Premier Yarns Home Cotton America 104797713
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Single Point 13 inch No. 9/5.5 mm 104236577
  • Tapestry Needle
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