Sunday, October 18, 2009

Face Cloth


Face Cloth


7 ½ by 7 inches approximately
40 yards black worsted weight cotton yarn
3 yards yellow worsted weight cotton yarn
Size 5 US needles
Exact gauge is not essential to this project

Stitches

K = knit stitch
P = purl stitch
Seed stitch = knit one stitch purl one stitch across row, next row knit all purls and purl all knits. Continue in this manner.
( )x = repeat directions inside brackets as many times as indicated
( y ) = use yellow yarn for that stitch

Cast on 34 stitches

First 5 rows are done in seed stitch with black yarn

1) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, knit to last 4 stitches, ( p1, k1 )x 2
2) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, purl to last 4 stitches, ( k1, p1 )x 2

Repeat rows 1 and 2 four more times

11) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k9, k1 ( y ), k2, k1 ( y ), k2, k1 ( y ), k9, ( p1, k1 )x 2
12) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p8, p1 ( y ), p1, p3 ( y ), p1, p1 ( y ), p10, ( k1, p1 )x 2
13) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k8, k4 ( y ), k1, k4 ( y ), k8, ( p1, k1 )x 2
14) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p6, p2 ( y ), p1, p1 ( y ), p3, p1 ( y ), p1, p2 ( y ), p8, ( k1, p1 )x 2
15) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k7, k1 ( y ), k9, k1 ( y ), k7, ( p1, k1 )x 2
16) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p10, ( carry yellow yarn 1 stitch over as you go, on the backside of work to get in the right position for next row ) p1 ( y ), p1, p1 ( y ), p12, ( k1, p1 )x 2
17) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k11, k3 ( y ), k11, ( p1, k1 )x 2
18) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p11, p1 ( y ), ( carry yellow yarn 4 stitches over as you go, on back side of work ), p13, ( k1, p1 )x 2
19) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k7, k2 ( y ), k1, k1 ( y ), k3, k1 ( y ), k1, k2 ( y ), k7 ( p1, k1 )x 2
20) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p7, p3 ( y ), p3, p3 ( y ), p9, ( k1, p1 )x 2
21) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, k8, k2 ( y ), k5, k2 ( y ), k8, ( p1, k1 )x 2
22) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, p6, p2 ( y ), p7, p2 ( y ), p8 ( k1, p1 )x 2
23) ( p1, k1 )x 2, p1, knit to last 4 stitches, ( p1, k1 )x 2
24) ( k1, p1 )x 2, k1, purl to last 4 stitches, ( k1, p1 )x 2
Repeat rows 23 and 24 four more times

Seed stitch the last 5 rows, bind off. Weave in ends.
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