This easy pattern is one from the archives. You don’t need to be a seasoned knitter to whip up a few of these lovely natural cloths. The size, shape and feel makes them perfect to use as a facecloth, a washcloth for baby or you can pop one in the kitchen and use it as a dishcloth.
They also make wonderful gifts, especially when made with earthy coloured, all-cotton yarn. The texture of the double moss stitch sets these cloths apart and you can make them larger just by increasing the number of stitches you cast on.
DIY Face, Wash, Dishcloth
Use needles advised by the yarn you buy. I used 4mm.
Cast on 39 stitches.
Knit six rows.
+ First row:Knit 4 then knit 1/purl 1 until last 4 stitches which you knit
Second row: Knit 4 then purl1/knit1 until last 4 stitches which you knit
Third row: Knit 4 then purl1/knit1 to last 4 stitches which you knit.
Fourth row: Knit 4 then knit 1/purl1 to last 4 stitches which you knit +
From + to + forms the pattern which you repeat until you have nearly made a square. Finish off with another six rows of knit and cast off.
*UPDATE Ann knitted these lovely cloths with a chunky wool, cotton acrylic blend.