Stars & Stripes Washcloth by Carmen Nuland

Stars & Stripes Washcloth

Crochet
July 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
7.5 stitches and 8 rows = 4 inches
in star stitch
5.5 mm (I)
85 - 100 yards (78 - 91 m)
US
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I’ve always loved the star stitch! It’s such a pretty stitch and not overly difficult to create. Any item made from rows and rows of this stitch are gorgeous in themselves, but I wanted something a little different.
The stars are alternated with stripes of a simpler stitch, and when made in red, white and blue, it looks very patriotic!

This washcloth can be made with just one ball of worsted cotton yarn. I show two versions – one with the patriotic stripes and another in a solid color but with a contrasting color for the edging.

Finished washcloth is 9” x 10” (23 x 25 cm) but the pattern contains information on how to adjust the size.