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Cotton Washcloth Baby Bib - Free Knitting Pattern

This little gem doubles as a bib and washcloth.I designed it when our youngest was a baby.It’s perfect for that transition phase to solids…such a messy time!Use it as a bib for feeding, rinse and use it to clean up.


Materials: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream (or equivalent) cotton yarn (1 skein makes approximately 2 bibs), darning needle; 1/2 in. button, thread and needle

Needles: US size 7
Gauge: 20 sts. = 4 in. in stockinette
Finished Measurements: (Does not have to be exact…just close.) Width – 6.5 in. Height to neck – 4.5 in.               Neck strap height (neck to end) – 7 in.
Instructions 1.Cast on 30 sts. 2.Knit in garter stitch until work measures 4.5 in. 3.(Right side) Knit 8, place these stitches on holder, bind off --, knit 8. Finish neck strap 4.Knit 8 stitches. 5.Knit 2 together, k6. 6.Knit all sts. 7.Continue knitting in stockinette until the strap measures 6.5 inches.  8.(Right side) K3, yarn over, k4. 9.K4, k2tog, k2. 10.K3 rows. 11.Bind off on right side. Finish button strap 12.Knit 8 s…

Star Wars Knitting Patterns - Free

A Knitting Blog by Kristen Shanna

Rogue One Hat by Mrs. Luedeke
I love the colors in this Rogue One Hat knitting pattern, and since my husband happens to be a huge Star Wars fan, I may just have to make this one.  It is provided free of charge on Mrs. Luedeke's lovely blog.  I couldn't help but peruse the site a bit to find the knitting pattern for that adorable Pokemon Go hat she is modeling on her main page.  I may have to link that in another blog...super cute...and another popular theme around this house.

Space Princess Hat by Fiber Flux
I have to be honest.  I have a tendency to turn up my nose at anything faux.  I would always rather have the natural - the real thing.  I favor all things genuine. (Did I ever mention that I used to pretend I ground my own grain to make those microwaveable chimichangas that sustained me through my childhood?  So odd...I know.  That's just my nerdy interpretation of fun.  I also organized my crayon box by colors...frequently...)  Given th…