Monday, April 4, 2011
AHHH..Organic Cotton Back Scrubber
Make one for yourself, then take a day off and spa, or add into a Mother's Day Spa Basket! SIZE: One Size About 8 x 22 in. (20 x 56 cm) MATERIALS • 480-098 Lion Brand Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn : Almond 2 Balls • Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm] • Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 • Large-Eye Blunt Needle GAUGE: Exact gauge is not important to this project STITCH EXPLANATION: PATTERN STITCH K1, p1 Rib Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from across. Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts. Rep Row 2 for K1, p1 Rib. SCRUBBER Cast on 40 sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib for 3 in. (7.5 cm). Next Row: Bind off 10 sts, k to end of row - 30 sts at end of row. Next Row: Bind off 10 sts, k to end of row - 20 sts. Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures about 15 in. (38 cm) from beg. Next Row: K10, cast on 10 sts - 30 sts. Rep last row once - 40 sts. Work in K1, p1 Rib for 3 in. (7.5 cm). Bind off. FINISHING Beginning at cast-on end of piece, sew ends of rib together. Fold cast-on edge of rib to meet last row of rib, sew edges together. Rep for rib at bound-off end of Scrubber. Edging With RS facing, join yarn with slip st along one side of Garter st section. Ch 1, work single crochet evenly spaced along side, making sure to have an even number of sts. Next Row: Ch 1, turn, work 3 double crochet in next st, single crochet in next st; rep from * across. Fasten off. Work edging along opposite side in same way. Weave in ends.