I couldn’t resist this yarn! It’s Peaches & Creme Lemon-Lime (100% cotton). I knit up a soap holder wash cloth thingy. It was knit in the round, alternating “linen stitch” and “gathered stitch” patterns from the 1979 Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework.
2oz. worsted weight cotton
5 US7 dpns
Gauge (approx.): 4sts = 1″
CO 28 (leave 12″ yarn tail to crochet into hanging loop)
K 3 rounds
Eyelet Round: *K2tog, yo* rep. from *.
M1 (K into bar before 1st st) k around (29 sts)
Begin Linen Stitch
Rounds 1, 3, 5, 7: *K 1, yf, sl 1 (pwise), yb;* rep. from * around.
Rounds 2, 4, 6, 8: *yf, sl 1 (pwise), yb, k 1;* rep. from * around.
Begin Gathered Stitch
Round 1: K into front and back of each stitch.
Rounds 2-5: K.
Round 6: K2tog around.
Work linen stitch section
Work gathered stitch section
Work linen stitch section.
K 1 round
K2tog, k around (28 sts)
BO with 3 needle bind off from the inside. Weave in ends.
Weave braided yarn or I-cord through eylets.
Lather, rinse, repeat.