Grrr Washcloth

Knitting, project 159. Completed 8/9/2008.

Project notes: This is the one and only time I make this super-cute washcloth for 3 reasons: 1) Metal needles. 2) Mercerized cotton yarn. 3) Loop stitch. All these factors are hard on the hands. But it is cute! I used a Sharpie marker to draw the face, instead of embroidery.

Aslan in the bath
Aslan in the bath

Yarn:    1 skein — Jaeger Aqua Cotton [100% cotton; 115yd/106m per 50g skein]; color: #335 Pumpkin
Needles:    US 7 (4.5 mm) straight needles (and 2 DPNs for I-cord loop)
Gauge:    16 sts and 20 rows per 4 inches (Gauge is not that important, although choose needles to match the yarn.)
Pattern:    By Alice Bell,
Finished size:    About 7 inches square, including loops