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Easy Cloths for the Kitchen and Bath

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copyright Bev Qualheim 2003, 2006

Size 6 or 8 needles and 1 1/2 oz Aunt Lydias 'Denim Cotton'
Cast on 4 sts
K2, yo, k to end of row
Repeat until 50 sts on needle
K1, k2 tog, yo, k2 tog, k to end of row. (HINT:  When you K2 together, be sure to go into the front of the sts and not the back. Just looks nicer.)
Repeat until 4 sts on needle
Bind off and weave in all ends.  This looks pretty if you change colors, use up your scraps too!

Bev's Spa-ahhhhhh-cloth
copyright Bev Qualheim 1989
Photo by
Michelle Bowden

If you know basic knitting--you can make this washcloth in a jiffy! Great for presents too just add some pretty soaps and bath salts in a little basket!
Size 8 knitting needles
Crochet cotton--your choice of color

Repeat Row 3 till you are back down to 3 sts again. Cast off. Use a small crochet hook or a needle to weave in loose ends.

Terrific Dishcloth to knit

copyright Bev Qualheim 1989
Photo by Michelle Bowden

2 oz cotton yarn   Size 8 knitting needles
Cast on 34 sts.
Row 1-4: Stockinette stitch--- one row knit, one row purl, one knit, one purl.
Pattern stitch:
Row 1: Knit 5,  *k2 tog, yarn over, repeat from * to last 5 sts.  K last 5 sts.
Row 2: Purl 5,  *p 2 tog, yarn over, repeat from * to last 5 sts, P last 5 sts.
Rows 3 and 5: Knit across
Rows 4 and 6:  Purl across
Continue in the Pattern Stitch until cloth is desited length--approx. 9" or so.
End with 4 rows of Stockinette stitch.


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