Fishy Fish Washcloth and Bathmitt

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Fishy Fish Washcloth and Bathmitt Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details







Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic increase and decrease
  • Simple seams

Pattern Description:

Fishy fishy fishy oh!

This beginners pattern is for little bath mitts and washcloths that are just the thing for imaginative little brains during bathtime. They are perfectly sized for kiddy hands and make sudsing up fun. This is a knit pattern, great for new knitters.

If you use a sturdy cotton yarn, such as Lily Sugar'n Cream, these mitts will survive all the machine washing you can throw at it. I do suggest handwashing your fishy first since some cotton yarn bleeds slightly on the first wash. After that, it does wonderfully in the machine with your towels and other washcloths.


20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch


  • cotton yarn, 1 skein
  • Size 6 needles

Suggested yarn:

50 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lily Sugar 'n Cream

About Designer

About Designer

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I have a little quilt shop that specializes in small cuts of colorful quilting fabric but knitting was always my first love. I started designing glove patterns since I couldn't find patterns for what I wanted. I am currently working on glove patterns with lots of sizing options.... much better results when knitting for large varieties of hand sizes.

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