Quickly knit up several washcloths with this Daisy Stitch Knit Washcloth Pattern. They make the perfect for gifts or for your own use.
I'm a sucker for funny commercials, and for that matter, tear-jerker commercials. The one of the male nurse who sings the Name Game song with his patient has been out for years, but gives me goosebumps and brings tears to my eyes every time.
And the Geico commercial with the camel asking ‘Guess what day it is?' is one that now has a permanent place in the lexicon of our country. So, with homage to the Geico Camel…'Guess what day it is?”…It's ‘A New Knitted Washcloth Pattern' Day!!
This pattern is the latest of four knit & crochet washcloths that I've posted, and my second favorite after the Knot Another Washcloth pattern.
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This pattern uses the daisy stitch, which to me is an easier version of the lotus flower stitch. If you've never done these stitches, the key is not to knit too tightly.
If you want to resize your washcloth, I have explained that process on this post: How to Resize a Blanket, Washcloth or Towel.
I ‘produced' the following video showing you how the Daisy Stitch Knit Washcloth Pattern because you know what they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. Bear in mind, I ‘produced' this video with my iPhone attached by a large binder clip to my mini tripod, so please be gentle in your judgment.
You can hear the tightness of the stitches…don't let that trouble you. While they are tight-ish, the video makes it sounds worse than it is. Once you get in the groove, it is really an easy pattern.
These really knit up pretty quickly. If you get started, you could make quite a gift stash for the holidays!
You could easily put together a little basket with your washcloths, maybe some lovely soap or other spa items. I'm going to be putting together some ‘packages' for some friends and family and have included some of my finds for your convenience.
In general, you want an unmercerized cotton as the mercerization process makes less absorbent material.
However you decide to ‘gift' your knit washcloths, I know the recipient will be thrilled. Pin the following image so that you can refer back to this page for the Daisy Stitch Knit Washcloth Pattern as well as the other washcloth patterns for your future washcloth knitting projects.
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