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Seed Stitch Entrelac Washcloth – a perfect pampering present!

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Wash cloths are a great way to learn a new stitch. Make this seed stitch entrelac washcloth in colors to match your decor or your mood! This free knit pattern makes great gifts for just about any occasion. Add some artisan bath products and a few candles for a perfect pampering present. Who doesn’t love a spa day?!

The yarn for this design was provided by Kraemer.

Seed Stitch Entrelac Washcloth

Knit Pattern
Intermediate Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot

Seed Stitch Entrelac Washcloth free knit pattern by Jessie At Home - 2Pin

9″ square

Kraemer Tatamy DK, (45% cotton, 55% acrylic) 100 g / 250 yds
Sea Blue 1730: 35 g / 90 yds per washcloth

US-5, 3.75 mm

20 sts x 18 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stockinette stitch

Other supplies:
yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations:
k – knit
p – purl
kfb – knit in front and back of stitch
ssk – slip slip knit (explained)
p2tog – purl 2 together
ws – wrong side
rs – right side
st(s) – stitch(es)

Special Stitches:
ssk – Slip slip knit – (Slip next stitch knit wise) 2 times, insert left needle through the front of the stitches and knit them together.

Getting Started:
With entrelac, it is very important to trust the directions. Just follow them and it will work.
Entrelac also looks great in color changing yarn.


First Layer

Bottom Triangles
Cast on 36.
Row 1: (ws) P2, turn.
Row 2: (rs) K2, turn.
Row 3: P3, turn.
Row 4: K3, turn.
Row 5: P4, turn.
Row 6: K4, turn.
Row 7: P5, turn.
Row 8: K5, turn.
Row 9: P6, turn.
Row 10: K6, turn.
Row 11: P7, turn.
Row 12: K7, turn.
Row 13: P8, turn.
Row 14: K8, turn.
Row 15: P9, DO NOT TURN.
Repeat rows 1 – 15: 3 more times.

Second Layer

Right-Hand Corner Triangle
Row 1:
 K2, turn.
Row 2: P2, turn.
Row 3: Kfb, ssk, turn.
Row 4: P3, turn.
Row 5: Kfb, k1, ssk, turn.
Row 6: P4, turn.
Row 7: Kfb, k2, ssk, turn.
Row 8: P5, turn.
Row 9: Kfb, k3, ssk, turn.
Row 10: P6, turn.
Row 11: Kfb, k4, ssk, turn.
Row 12: P7, turn.
Row 13: Kfb, k5, ssk, turn.
Row 14: P8, turn.
Row 15: Kfb, k6, ssk, DO NOT TURN.

Right Side Square
Row 1:
Pick up and knit 9 sts evenly down the left side of the triangle next to the point of the right needle, turn. – {18 sts on right needle}
Row 2 – 18 even: (K1, p1) 4 times, k1, turn.
Row 3 – 17 odd: (K1, p1) 4 times, ssk, turn.
Row 19: (K1, p1) 4 times, k1, ssk, DO NOT TURN.

Make 3 more right side squares

Left-Hand Corner Triangle
Row 1:
Pick up and knit 9 sts down the left side of the triangle next to the point of the right needle, turn.
Row 2:
 P2tog, p7, turn.
Row 3: K8, turn.
Row 4: P2tog, p6, turn.
Row 5: K7, turn.
Row 6: P2tog, p5, turn.
Row 7: K6, turn.
Row 8: P2tog, p4, turn.
Row 9: K5.
Row 10: P2tog, p3, turn.
Row 11: K4, turn.
Row 12: P2tog, p2, turn.
Row 13: K3, turn.
Row 14: P2tog, p1, turn.
Row 15: K2, turn.
Row 16: P2tog, DO NOT TURN.

Third Layer

Wrong Side Square
Row 1:
Pick up and knit 8 sts down the left side of the triangle next to the point of the right needle.
Row 2 – 18 even:
P9, turn.
Row 3 – 17 even: K8, ssk, turn.
Row 19: K8, ssk, DO NOT TURN.

Make 3 more wrong side rectangles with the following change: in row 1, pick up and purl 9 sts, not just 8.

Fourth Layer

Repeat Second Layer.

Fifth Layer

Repeat Third Layer.

Sixth Layer

Repeat Second Layer.

Seventh Layer

Right Side Top Triangles
Row 1:
Pick up and knit 9 sts down the left side of the triangle next to the point of the right needle.
Row 2: K8, ssk, turn.
Row 3: P8, p2tog, turn.
Row 4:
K7, ssk, turn.
Row 5: P7, p2tog, turn.
Row 6: K6, ssk, turn.
Row 7: P6, p2tog, turn.
Row 8: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 9: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 10: K4, ssk, turn.
Row 11: P4, p2tog, turn.
Row 12: K3, ssk, turn.
Row 13: P3, p2tog, turn.
Row 14: K2, ssk, turn.
Row 15: P2, p2tog, turn.
Row 16: K1, ssk, turn.
Row 17: P1, p2tog, turn.
Row 18: Ssk, turn.
Row 19: P2tog, turn.

Make 3 more Right Side Top Triangles.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Block washcloth.

Use or give and enjoy!

Seed Stitch Entrelac Washcloth free knit pattern by Jessie At Home - 5Pin

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2 thoughts on “Seed Stitch Entrelac Washcloth – a perfect pampering present!”

  1. Hi I love this pattern. I like the idea of the entrelac without have colour changes. My question is would I be able to make this into a child’s blanket and how easy would it be to convert?
    Many thanks
    Debbie Porter


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