An easy leaf-shaped washcloth that makes a great quick gift. A good project for the beginner knitter who’s ready to move beyond the square. Make them in leafy colors, or get zany with rainbow cotton. The finished size depends on what weight of yarn you choose.
DK weight: 4½ x 7¼ inches
Worsted weight: 5¼ x 7½ inches
Aran weight: 6 x 8 inches
24 (DK), 22 (Worsted), 20 (Aran) sts = 4 inches of garter stitch. Correct gauge is not essential for this project.
Aug 31, 2012: Correction made to st st version; removed extra decrease row.