Bathing Beauties (215x) by Evelyn A. Clark

Bathing Beauties (215x)

Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
115 yards (105 m)
Soap Sacks: 3" x 5"; Round Washcloth: 9" diameter; Rectangular Washcloths: 7" x 10"
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Simple lace patterns create three lovely washcloth and soap sack sets. he soap sacks are knit in the round and hug soaps of various sizes. They can be tied with a twisted cord or satin ribbon. The Old Shale Lace set has ruffled scallops finished with an easy picot cast off. The Ribbon Lace and Leaf Lace sets are edged with horizontal lace.


Soap Sacks: 3” x 5” folded

Old Shale Lace washcloth: 9” diameter

Ribbon Lace and Leaf Lace washcloths: 7” x 10”

Yarn Requirements: Approximately 115 yards of fingering weight cotton for each set.

Needles: Size US 4 for all pieces. Ribbon Lace and Leaf Lace washcloths use straight needles and a 16” circular needle.

Other Supplies: Crochet Hook US size E; 2 stitch markers; 1 safety pin or split ring marker. For Ribbon Lace and Leaf Lace Washcloths: 2 yards smooth, contrasting color waste yarn. Optional for soap sacks: 18” of 1/4” satin ribbon.