The Spa Collection by Bekah Knits

The Spa Collection

Knitting
September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
50 - 125 yards (46 - 114 m)
Regular (Large) [See notes below]
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Revamp your home spa experience with this “soap” sack and coordinating washcloth! Practical and pretty, these make bath time extra fun. Expand your knitting repertoire with the cabled lettering as well. Spell out “soap”… and in cursive!

This makes a great gift! In fact, the last pattern page is all about gifting it! Mix and match the many different gift giving ideas and turn this into a personalized present perfect for many different occasions.

The Soap Sack is knit flat from the base to the drawstring top. After completing with an I-Cord BO, it is seamed down the side and base. The washcloth is knit corner to corner. The pattern includes both charted and written instructions.

Techniques used: Knit, purl, increasing, decreasing, cabling, seaming, I-cord BO.

Sizes:
Soap Sack: Regular (Large) - Approximately 3” (4”) W x 5.5” (6”) T to fit a 4-5.5 (8-9) oz oval or rectangular soap bar

Washcloth: Regular (Large) - Approximately 6.5”x6.5” (9”x9”)

Yarn: Knit Picks Cotlin DK:
Soap Sack: 50 (60) yds; Washcloth: 55 (65) yds

(NOTE: If substituting yarn, please note that this yarn is thinner than a traditional DK yarn. Thin DK/sport weight yarns work well as substitutes, Also, for best results, use a yarn with good stitch definition.)

Needles:
Soap Sack: US 3 straight; Washcloth: US 4 straight
(Note: Sharp tipped needles work best.)

Gauge:
Soap Sack: 6.5 sts x 8 rows = 1 inch in St st.
Washcloth: 5 sts x 8 rows = 1 inch in St st.

Notions: Stitch markers; tapestry needle; cable needle