Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Sea Waves; the pattern

Sea Waves Spa Cloth



~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:  approximately 10 inches square after blocking


Cast on 51 stitches.  Knit 4 rows in garter stitch.

Row 1 (RS):  Knit 3 stitches and place marker.  Begin pattern; *K4, YO, sl 1, k1, psso, k3*, 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.  *K2, k2 tog, YO, k1, YO, sl 1, k1, psso, k2*, repeat * 4 more times.  Knit 3.

Row 5 (RS):  Knit 3.  *K1, k2 tog, YO, k3, YO, sl 1, k1, psso, k1*, repeat * 4 more times.  Knit 3.

Row 7 (RS):  Knit 3.  *K2 tog, YO, k5, YO, sl 1, k1, psso*, 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.  Weave in all ends.

Dampen and block to approximately 10 inches square.  Let washcloth dry completely before removing pins.

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Vonna said...

Hi Ho Hi Ho a sailing we will go :)
Another pretty cloth :)

marykathryn said...

thank you for these patterns Staci, I plan on trying them out soon!

Jade said...

Lovely pattern, thanks for sharing!

Jennifer said...

Love the two wash cloths. Thanks for sharing the patterns. They are a "someday" project for me. Can't quit master those stitches yet. Really like the "Goodbye Summer" socks. I'll have o try that Kroy color. Our local Michael's has been stocking a lot of Kroy colors lately.

Jan said...

That is very pretty, delicate looking.

Nancy said...

A beautiful pattern, and beautiful work as always Staci!

Virginia said...

Lovely pattern, thank you!

And I'm liking the new blog look today. :)

Vanessa said...

I am in the midst of making the Taupe Lace spa cloth and then you come out with this beauty. I need to stitch faster....Thanks

Judy S. said...

Thanks so much for sharing these two pretty patterns, Staci!

Siobhan said...

That is so pretty, Staci!

Julie said...

Thank you for the pattern, its beautiful