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Kievgirl on craftsy.com
Newfoundland, Canada

I learned to knit at the age of 8 and soon started spending my allowance on yarn. To this day, the love of yarn is still one of my weaknesses.

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Bread Basket Cloth & Warming Companion

from Rockin' Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bread Basket Cloth & Warming Companion
Bread Basket Cloth & Warming Companion
Bread Basket Cloth & Warming Companion
Bread Basket Cloth & Warming Companion

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Basic knit and purl stitches
  • Bind off
  • Sew 2 pieces of fabric together with needle and thread

Pattern Description:

Every time I have company in for dinner and serve bread I always used to have to use cloth napkins to cover the bread in the basket but found the bread didn't stay warm long enough for someone to have the 2nd piece.
Not any more! The Bread Basket Cloth and Warming Companion helps keep your bread warmer longer. The Bread Basket Cloth is knit in basket stitch (to go along with the "basket" idea) and the Warming Companion stays warm for a long time in the bottom of your basket all hidden away.


Basket stitch: 4" = 17 sts x 24 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bread Basket Cloth = 18" x 18"


  • 2 balls Knit Picks Dishie (colour shown - Swan)
  • 4.5mm (US 7) set of 2 knitting needles
  • Tapestry needle
  • Dye free cotton cloth measuring approx. 10.5" x 4.25" (lining for Warming Companion)
  • Regular sewing thread and sewing needle

Suggested yarn:

190 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Dishie Solids