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Textured Stitch bib and washcloth-Leigh

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Textured Stitch bib and washcloth-Leigh
Textured Stitch bib and washcloth-Leigh

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Work knit and purl stitches.

Pattern Description:

This matching 8ply Bib and Washcloth are worked in an easy, knit and purl textured stitch, with a garter stitch border. This design will suit either a baby girl or boy.

My Bib and Washcloth set has been worked in 8ply yarn but this pattern can easily be adapted to suit other yarns.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm [4 inches] over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bib width: 16cm [61/4 inches].
  • Bib length (approx, excluding strap): 18cm [7 inches].
  • Washcloth width: 22cm [83/4 inches].
  • Washcloth length (approx): 22cm [83/4 inches].


  • Yarn required: 1 ball Creative Basics Esther 8ply, 100g balls@220m.
  • Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm (UK 8, US 6) knitting needles.
  • Wool needle for sewing in ends.

You Will Also Need:

  • A button for bib.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Creative Basics Esther 8ply