One thing I really enjoy about crocheting is combining different stitches to create pretty texture and eye catching designs. The Beautiful Waistcoat Washcloth uses two stitches, the waistcoat stitch and the even moss stitch to create a lovely little project. For those that need a refresher I have included a quick tutorial for each within the pattern. There’s also links to more thorough walk-thoughs if you’re learning these stitches for the first time.
Learn more about this pattern below…
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About This Pattern:
The Beautiful Waistcoat Washcloth is a wonderful way to expand on the basic stitches. The even moss stitch uses the slip stitch and half double crochet. The waistcoat stitch is a variation of the single crochet stitch. On their own they create a lovely and unique texture and combined, make a gorgeous and eye catching design. If you’d like to learn more about those stitches, check out my tutorials below:
Gauge is not terribly important in this pattern but to give you an idea of sizing, using the materials mentioned below, the finished project measures approximately 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches.
This would be a fabulous pattern to make for gift giving and market prep because they work up so quickly and look beautiful. You could even make a set in coordinating colours!
This pattern is written in US terms (find a stitch conversion chart here).
- Approximately 90 yards of worsted weight cotton yarn (I used WeCrochet/Knit Picks Dishie). If you haven’t worked with this amazing yarn, check out my review here: Dishie Worsted Cotton Yarn Review
- 5mm hook (I used my Furls Iris Odyssey for the washcloths and my Furls Streamline Ebony for stitch placement photos)
- Yarn needle
- Measuring tape
What’s Inside The Pattern?
When you purchase the pattern through Ravelry or Etsy, you will receive a digital copy formatted as a .pdf file. This is a written pattern that includes all the important details like yardage, materials needed and special notes. Stitch tutorials for the even moss stitch and waistcoat stitch are included along with detailed photos that are clear and labeled to help guide you along. Don’t need the photos? No problem! They’re at the bottom of the pattern so you when you print, you can choose to not print that page and save your paper.
My patterns are written in a clear and simple format and all my designs go through testing so you can feel confident in your purchase. You can see the lovely versions my testers made at the bottom of this post.
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Did You Know?
I love designing washcloth patterns. They’re fun little projects and a great way to learn new techniques and stitches. Before you go, check you my other washcloth designs:
My testers really enjoyed this pattern and for some, this was the first time using these stitches. I think they all did a fabulous job: