Taupe Lace Spa Cloth
(ETA: I've just realized the washcloth is pictured upside-down! I hope this hasn't caused too much confusion!!!)
~1 50g/155yd skein sportweight cotton yarn
~size 5 needles (or needles that give you a fabric you like, gauge not a big deal)
~2 stitch markers (optional)
Measurements: approx 10inches square after blocking
Cast on 56 stitches. Knit 4 rows in garter stitch.
Row 1 (RS): Knit 3 stitches and place marker. Begin pattern; *YO, k3, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k3, YO, k1*, repeat * 4 more times. Place marker, knit last 3 stitches. (Knit first 3 and last 3 stitches on every row.)
Row 2 (WS) and all WS rows: Knit first 3 and last 3 stitches, purl all remaining stitches.
Row 3 (RS): Knit 3. *K1, YO, k2, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k2, YO, k2*, repeat * 4 more times. Knit 3.
Row 5 (RS): Knit 3. *K2, YO, k1, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, k1, YO, k3*, repeat * 4 more times. Knit 3.
Row 7 (RS): Knit 3. *K3, YO, sl 1, k2 tog, psso, YO, k4*, repeat * 4 more times. Knit 3
Row 8 (WS): Knit first and last 3 stitches, purl all remaining stitches.
Work rows 1-8 seven times. Work rows 1-7 once. Knit 4 rows in garter stitch and bind off.
Dampen and block to approximately 10 inches square. Let washcloth dry completely before removing pins.
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