Easy Ripple Washcloth by Marie Segares

Easy Ripple Washcloth

by Marie Segares
Knitting
August 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 sts = 4″ (10 cm) in garter stitch. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
50 - 72 yards (46 - 66 m)
7″ (17 cm) square.
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This pattern is available for free.

This easy-to-remember stitch pattern is great for ripple newbies. Slightly lacy, it makes a better washcloth than a dishcloth.

This dishcloth is one of 48 free knitting patterns with photo or video tutorials in the Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop: Learn A New Stitch Dishcloth Series 2017. You can get more information about the blog hop, including updated links to each pattern as it is published, here. Chat with other knitters in the blog hop thread here in the Underground Crafter Ravelry group.

Skills used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch, bind off
Increasing (yo)
Decreasing (k2tog, psso)
Knitting flat in rows

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
7″ (17 cm) square.

Materials
Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton (100% mercerized cotton, 3.5 oz/100 g/186 yd/170 m) – 1 skein each in 98 Ecru (CA) and 143 Lilac (CB), or approximately 36 yd (33 m) in each of 2 colors in any medium weight, cotton yarn.

US Size 7/4.5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
18 sts = 4″ (10 cm) in garter stitch. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.