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Cotton Twirl

Tuni Washcloth

Designed by Cathy Campbell

Description:  This one-ball washcloth is made up of the Tunisian Knit Rib, which is a 2-row repeat knit pattern (not to be confused with Tunisian Crochet).  The stitch pattern and the Cotton Twirl yarn create a soft, textured fabric, ideal for washing.

Level:  Easy/Intermediate (knitting slipped sts and yo's together)

Size:  ~ 9" x 9"


  • 1 ball Crystal Palace Cotton Twirl (shown in 2900 "Natural")
  • Crystal Palace Bamboo 9" single-pointed needles in US size 8, or size needed for gauge
  • Yarn sewing needle

Gauge:  5 sts=1 inch over Tunisian Knit Rib pattern

Abbreviations:  BO- bind off; CO- cast on; k- knit; sl- slip; st(s)- stitch(es); tog- together; tbl- through the back loop; yf- yarn forward, to increase 1 stitch (similar to yo)



CO 45 sts.  Purl one row.  Begin Tunisian Rib.


Tunisian Rib:

Row 1 (WS):  K1, *yf, sl 1 wyif, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2 (RS):  Sl 1, *k the yf and sl st tog tbl, k1; rep from * to end of row.


Repeat these 2 rows until piece measures 9", ending with a Row 2.  Knit one row.  BO.


Weave in ends.  Block square.


Pair with a lovely C & G Soapworks soap for a beautiful gift!





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June 2016

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