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Bluebird Beach Washcloth
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90394B Practice the seed and granite stitches with this beautiful washcloth. Click here to see it in another colorway.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 10 x 10 in. (25.5 x 25.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-110 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Lake

Misty cool blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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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.


INSTRUCTIONS



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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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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