Finished Measurements: 16” wide by 26” long
Louet Euroflax Sport Weight yarn, 270 yards (247 meters)/3.53 ounces (100 grams)
Two skeins of background color, One skein of contrast color.
Note – three skeins of background color and one skein of contrast color will make two towels.
Size 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles
Gauge: In Stockinette, 24 stitches and 30 rows to 4”/10 cm. To save time, take time to check gauge.
CO 96 stitches. Work in Stockinette for one inch. On wrong side row, increase 17 stiches evenly, 113 stitches active.
Attach contrast color and work from chart, repeating the pattern 11 times. See notes on working mosaic patterns. After completing row 28 of the mosaic band, work a knit row, decreasing 17 stitches evenly across the row. Work in Stockinette stitch for 19”. On a wrong side row, increase 17 stitches evenly across the row.
Repeat the mosaic border, joining the contrast color and working the mosaic band chart rows 1 through 28. After completing the band, decrease 17 stitches evenly across the row. Work in Stockinette stitch for 1”.
BO loosely in knit. Weave in ends. Block.
That's it. Lots of easy, mindless stockinette work and a shot of color to make it more exciting.
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