Beginner | 12 min 44 sec
A dishcloth knitted with pure linen transforms an ordinary rag into a luxurious textile. Wendy Bernard demonstrates how to work with linen yarn to create a washcloth with an i-cord loop for hanging. The linen fiber resists mildew, is great for scrubbing, and gets softer with every use. This quick knitting project is a fun way to try out new stitch patterns—several of which are included in the PDF. Make a stack to give as a gift, or keep them for your own daily use.
Learn how to:
- Create a linen dishcloth using Garter stitch
- Join new colors to create a striped pattern
- Carry up yarn colors along the edge
- Work an i-cord loop
- Learn how to work with linen yarn to create a washcloth with an i-cord loop for hanging
- 2 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supplies list and downloadable PDF pattern ($8 value)
- Step-by-step expert instruction from Wendy Bernard
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
Here’s what you’ll need:Yarn
- Quince & Co. Sparrow (100% organic linen / 186 yards / 50 grams): 1 hank per washcloth
- One pair straight or circular knitting needles US Size 3 (3.25mm)
- Two double point needles (dpn) US Size 3 (3.25mm)
- Stitch Markers, tapestry needle
- 28 sts = 4” in Stockinette Stitch
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