This set is a great gift for your favorite Galentine. Include her favorite soap or body wash and you have the perfect gift. This is a three-piece set made using Tunisian crochet. This is an excellent technique to use when making washcloths because the stitches hold well wash after wash.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Small (Medium, Large) Cloth, 3.5” x 3.5” (5.5” x 5”, 10.5” x 10”)
Gauge: 5 sts and 4 rows = 1” [2.5 cm] after wet blocking
Yarn: Lily Sugar n Cream (100% Cotton; 120 yards [109 meters]/70.9 grams): Tangerine (C1, 1 ball) for Small Cloth, Red (C2, 1 ball) for Medium Cloth, Beach Glass (C3, 1 ball) for Large Cloth
Hook: US size G/6 (4.25 mm), US size I/9 (5.5mm)
A regular straight crochet hook or a Tunisian hook may be used. If using a regular straight hook, attach a rubber band at the end to prevent your loops from slipping off.
Notions: Tapestry needle
TSS – Tunisian simple stitch
TKS – Tunisian knit stitch
TPS – Tunisian purl stitch
All three cloths are made using simple charts. Each row is read from right to left bottom up.
Symbol key is the same for all three charts. Each symbol represents one loop on your hook. Remember one row consists of two passes: the forward and return pass.
Using smaller hook and C1, ch 16.
Row 1: Working in back bump of ch pull up loops (16 loops on hook). Work return pass. (16 st)
Rows 2-13: Follow Small Cloth Chart.
Row 14: BO across in tps, work a tks in last st.
Using larger hook and C2, ch 25.
Row 1: Working in back bump of ch pull up loops (25 loops on hook). Work return pass. (25 st)
Rows 2-21: Follow medium cloth chart.
Row 22: BO across in tps, work a tks in last st. Fasten off.
Using larger hook and C3, ch 45.
Row 1: Working in back bump of ch pull up loops. Note: 45 loops on hook. Work return pass. (45 st)
Rows 2-35: Follow large cloth chart.
Row 36: Bind off across in tps, work a tks in last st. Fasten off.
Weave in all loose ends. Block gently.