Inside: Needle knit Tumbling Moss Blocks Washcloth pattern with chart and tutorial videos.
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The needle knit Tumbling Moss Blocks Washcloth may look topsy turvy, but this simple stitch pattern uses only knits and purls. This stitch looks fantastic in a one color design or take it up a notch and put your own color spin on the design.
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Needle Knit Tumbling Moss Blocks Washcloth
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Yarn: Worsted weight cotton yarn
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (2.5 oz./70.9g – 120 yds./109 m) in color Robins Egg used in sample.
Needles: US 8 (5 mm) needles
3 stitch markers (optional)
K = Knit
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
4 sts x 5.5 rows in 1” in tumbling moss block stitch pattern
SKILL LEVEL Easy
10” x 11” (25.5 x 28 cm)
Tumbling Moss Block stitch pattern:
- Each repeat is 10 stitches and 20 rows.
- Uses only knits and purls.
This pattern is knit as a flat panel and includes written row instructions, chart and video playlist that includes all the techniques needed to make this project: Knit Tumbling Moss Blocks Washcloth Playlist
Cast on 40 sts. If desired, place 3 stitch markers after stitches 10, 20, and 30 to mark the beginning of each repeat.
Row 1 (RS): *P1, k1. Rep from * to end.
Row 2: *P2, (k1, p1) three times, k2. Rep from * to end.
Row 3: *P3, (k1, p1) twice, k3. Rep from * to end.
Row 4: *P4, k1, p1, k4. Rep from * to end.
Row 5: *P5, k5. Rep from * to end.
Row 6: *P5, k5. Rep from * to end.
Row 7: *K1, p4, k4, p1. Rep from * to end.
Row 8: *P1, k1, p3, k3, p1, k1. Rep from * to end.
Row 9: *K1, p1, k1, p2, k2, p1, k1, p1. Rep from * to end.
Row 10: *P1, k1. Rep from * to end.
Row 11: *K1, p1. Rep from * to end.
Row 12: *P1, k1, p1, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1. Rep from * to end.
Row 13: *K1, p1, k3, p3, k1, p1. Rep from * to end.
Row 14: *P1, k4, p4, k1. Rep from * to end.
Row 15: *K5, p5. Rep from * to end.
Row 16: *K5, p5. Rep from * to end.
Row 17:*K4, p1, k1, p4. Rep from * to end.
Row 18: *K3, (p1, k1) twice, p3. Rep from * to end.
Row 19: *K2, (p1, k1) three times, p2. Rep from * to end.
Row 20: *K1, p1. Rep from * to end.
Repeat Rows 1-20 twice more (3 total repeats). Bind off in pattern loosely. Weave in tails and wash to block lightly.
Tumbling Moss Blocks Stitch Chart
NOTE: Chart shows only 2 repeats across and 2 repeats long. The actual washcloth is 4 repeats across and 3 repeats long.
I found using only the portion of the chart in the red box was easier for me to keep track of where I was on each row.
Tumbling Moss Blocks Washcloth Playlist:
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