Thursday, January 31, 2013

Heart and Fun Washcloth

Heart and Fun Washcloth

By Michele Jones

Gauge not important.
Place markers (help but aren’t necessary) – use to divide the sections
US 7 Needles that are 10 inches Long (length isn’t a necessity, but I think shorter are easier)
Your favorite color of yarn (I used Red Hearts Pretty ‘N Pink)
Tapestry Needle
Approximately 8” X 12” (depending on how you stretch it)
Length of Time to Create:
I worked on it on and off for several days, so a guess would be 8 hours.
CO 50 stitches
Section A (First rows and last rows)
Section B (Border before and after heart design – for each row of the heart section)
Section C (heart)
Note: on the *xxx* sections, if you don’t finish what is in the *xxx*, just finish as much as there is room    for. For example, *K1, P1* but there is only 3 stitches, then K1, P1, K1.
Section A
R1 & 38: K
R2 & 39: K
R3 & 40: *P1, K1*
R4 & 41: *K1, P1*
R5 & 42: K
R6 & 43: K
R7 & 44: *P1, K1*
R8 & 45: *K1, P1*
R9 & 46: K
R10 & 47: K
R11 & 48: K
Section B (Border before heart and border after heart) – 17 stitches on each end.
R12, 23, and 34: K
R13, 24, and 35: K
R14, 25, and 36: *P1, K1*
R15, 26, and 37: *K1, P1*
R16 and 27: K
R17 and 28: K
R18 and 29: *P1, K1*
R19 and 30: *K1, P1*
R20 and 31: K
R21 and 32: K
R22 and 33: K
Section C
R12: K
R13: K1, P14, K1
R14: K
R15: K1, P3, K3, P2, K3, P3, K1
R16: K
R17: K1, P2, K10, P2, K1
R18: K
R19: K1, P1, K12, P1, K1
R20: K
R21: K1, P1, K12, P1, K1
R22: K
R23: K1, P1, K12, P1, K1
R24: K
R25: K1, P1, K12, P1, K1
R26: K
R27: K1, P2, K10, P2, K1
R28: K
R29: K1, P3, K8, P1, K1
R30: K
R31: K1, P4, K6, P4, K1
R32: K
R33: K1, P5, K4, P5, K1
R34: K
R35: K1, P6, K2, P6, K1
R36: K
R37: K1, P14, K1

Cast off and weave in the ends. Block or stretch as desired.

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