Abi Washcloth by Miroslava Mihalkova

Abi Washcloth

February 2024
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
50 - 55 yards (46 - 50 m)
20.5 cm x 20.5 cm (approx. 8” x 8”)
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The Abi Washcloth is a beautiful quick make that would make a wonderful last-minute gift or a stocking filler. It is also a fantastic first step if you would like to make the Abi Baby Blanket but are not sure you want to commit to a larger knitting project.
The washcloth features popular basketweave stich pattern using knit and purl stitches and a garter stitch border.

Skills required
Long tail cast on (CO), knit stitch (K), purl stitch (P), bind-off (BO), blocking.

Materials and tools
Wool of the Andes (100% Peruvian Highland Wool | Worsted weight | 50 g (1.76 oz) = 91 m (110 yds)), (#25975) Crème Brulee 1 skein (A)
5 mm (US size 8) 10” (26.5 cm) needles or size to obtain the gauge
Tapestry needle