DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

DIY Luxurious Bath Mat

More from the cotton front – this luxurious bamboo stitch bath mat.  This Bath Mat features an easy but still fun bamboo stitch, 100% cotton yarn, and is perfect for any season knitting, and of course gift giving!

Now don’t be alarmed by the term bamboo stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls.  In the bamboo stitch pattern, we’ve just thrown in a few yarn overs to give that unique texture, and a richer fabric.

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DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Bamboo Stitch Bath Mat

Yes, I’m still indulging in all of that fabulous cotton yarn out there, and still finding new ways to use it in the house. I have been creating cloth after cloth, and now it’s time to broaden our horizons a little bit and to move on to this luxurious bath mat.

Bath mats being smaller than blankets, yet larger than cloths are a pretty good transition project. This knitting pattern, in particular, allows you to experiment with a new stitch, and still enjoy the satisfaction of finishing a project. Using two strands together, this project is relatively quick to finish, yet challenging enough to enjoy. This is the pattern is going to be first on your list of stitches to experiment with.

Bamboo Stitch Bath Mat Knitting Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy +

Skills Used

DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Materials

YO = yarn over = Bring the yarn forward between the needles, then back over the top of the right needle, so that it is now in the correct position to knit the next stitch.  This is a way of increasing stitches, and create a hole in the fabric.  They are usually paired with decrease in lace patterns (YO)

Pass 1st st. over = pass first stitch over = This is the corresponding decrease in this pattern, where you will pass the stitch created by the yarn over, over the two stitches that are worked immediately after the yarn over.  Using your left needle, lift the YO over the two stitches you just knit, and off the needle.  (Pass 1st st. over)


DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Directions

With 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 80 stitches

Row 1: *YO, K2, Pass 1st st. over; repeat from * across

Row 2: Purl

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until your cloth measure approx 3′

Bind off, securing the last stitch.

Trim yarn and weave in all ends.

DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

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Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth Knitting Pattern

Carrying on in my cotton cloth obsession – I have decided to indulge in a luxurious linen stitch spa cloth.  This Spa Cloth features an easy yet interesting linen stitch, 100% cotton yarn, and is perfect for spring knitting, not to mention gift giving!

Now don’t be concerned by the term linen stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls.  In the linen stitch pattern, they just happen to be arranged in a certain way to give that unique texture, and a richer fabric.

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Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth

So, I’m sure you are all aware by now of my tiny cotton obsession.  You may also be hip to my latest knitted dishcloth craze, and in that case, it should be no surprise to you at all that I’ve taken the cotton and the cloths to the spa.  You’re welcome.

Cloths are the perfect beginner project.  This knitting pattern, in particular, allows you to experiment with a new stitch, and still enjoy the instant gratification of finishing a project. Relatively quick to finish, yet challenging enough to enjoy, this is the pattern is going to be your go to pattern for the season.

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth Knitting Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy +

Skills Used

  • Cast On
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Sl 1 wyif ( slip one stitch with yarn in front)
  • Sl 1 wyib ( slip one stitch with yarn in back)
  • Bind Off

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

Materials

Sl 1 wyif = slip one stitch with yarn in front = This instruction simply tells you where to hold your working yarn as you are slipping the stitch.  In the case of “wyif” you hold the working yarn to the front while you are slipping the stitch (Sl 1 wyif)

Sl 1 wyib = slip one stitch with yarn in back = This instruction simply tells you where to hold your working yarn as you are slipping the stitch.  In the case of “wyib” you hold the working yarn to the back while you are slipping the stitch (Sl 1 wyib)



Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

Directions

Cast on 34 stitches

Row 1: (K1, Sl 1 wyif) repeat across

Row 2: (P1, Sl 1 wyib) repeat across

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until your cloth measure approx 8″

Bind off, securing the last stitch.

Trim yarn and weave in all ends.

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

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