Fingering Weight, 100% cotton.
6.5 or 7 sts = 1" on a US#2 or 3
Crochet hook D or E
Machine Wash Warm Gentle, Dry Flat
136 yds, 50 grams
Catania is a high-quality summer yarn made of uniquely treated, combed and mercerised cotton in a wide range of colors. It is rare to find a fingering weight 100% cotton, and such a beautiful sheen as well! Perfect for newborn garments, socks for those who are allergic to wool, garments for individuals who live in warm climates as well as perfect for a house warming gift, such as the pattern shown here. Catania 100% cotton will also knit very nicely on the standard gauge knitting machine.
I hope you are as impressed with this cotton as I am!!
With a absolutely affordable price!
Try Catania Cotton Yarn with this pattern:
Simple lace patterns are used to create these lovely washcloth and soap sack sets. The soap sacks are knit in the round and hug soaps of various sizes. They can be tied with a twisted cord or satin ribbon.
Approximate finished sizes: Soap Sacks, folded: 3"x5" (8x13cm). Old Shale Lace washcloth: 9" (23cm) in diameter. Ribbon Lace & Leaf Lace washcloths: 7"x10" (18x25cm).
Yarn: Approx. 125y (114 meters) of fingering weight for each set
Needles: US 4 (3.5mm) for all pieces. Ribbon Lace and Leaf Lace washcloths use straight needles. Old Shale washcloth requires a set of double pointed needles and a 16" (40cm) circular needle. Soap Sacks require double pointed needles or use a 32" or 40" (80 or 100 cm) circular and the Magic Loop method.
Other Supplies: Crochet hook US E (3.5mm); 2 stitch markers; 1 saftey pin or split ring marker.
Gauge: 24 sts = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch.