Today’s post will show you how to knit my third facecloth pattern of the week, Wavy Blocks. I love knitting facecloths, they are a great way of learning a new pattern and trying it out over a small number of stitches, but they also use up small amounts of cotton yarn and make very thoughtful, luxurious presents at the same time!
The Wavy Blocks pattern has a lovely criss cross grid effect. Depending on your tension, this facecloth should knit up to be approximately 6 inches square. My facecloths used 15-20 grams of wool each.
This facecloth is knitted on size 4mm needles and using double knit wool. I used a cotton yarn because it washes well and is soft to wash your face with. If you knit this pattern using a paler wool the design will be more subtle, or if you want it to be bolder, choose a darker yarn.
Row 1 : Knit
Row 2 : Knit
Row 3 : Knit
Row 4 : P3, *K3, P3, repeat from * to end of row
Row 5 : Knit
Row 6 : P3, *K3, P3, repeat from * to end of row
Row 7 : Knit
Row 8 : Knit
Row 9 : Knit
Row 10 : Knit
Row 11 : Knit
Row 12 : K3, *P3, K3, repeat from * to end of row
Row 13 : Knit
Row 14 : K3, *P3, K3, repeat from * to end of row
Row 15 : Knit
Row 16 : Knit
Happy Knitting! Pattern number four, Stamen Stripe will be posted tomorrow!
If you enjoyed knitting this pattern, take a peek at my knitted handwarmers pattern!