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The Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection

The Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection is here!

It all started with Fairy Godmother’s Spa Cloth in 2015, with the five remaining Fairy Tale and Folk Tale related spa cloths being released this year. Purchasing the collection offers substantial savings and gives you a wide variety of fun spa cloth patterns to make for your own home and for gift-giving.

Fairy Godmother's Spa Cloth
Fairy Godmother’s Spa Cloth
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Castle Beach Spa Cloth
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Cinderella’s Spa Cloth
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The Queen’s Spa Cloth, Photo by Alex (alexandknits), used by permission
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Belle’s Spa Cloth, Photo by Melanie Arnold, used by permission
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Race Day Spa Cloth, photo by WillowandTwist, used by permission

Purchase all 6 patterns together for $4.00, no coupon code needed.  This is a 47% savings over purchasing them separately at $1.25 each. Follow this link to purchase: Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection .

I am not sure whether the link will work if you have previously purchased any of these patterns or received them for free. Give it a try and let me know how it works!

I hope you’ll take advantage of this special offer, and I hope you will enjoy the spa cloth collection!


P.S. Writing a Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection e-book is in the works – but I wanted to go ahead and offer the special now.

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The Queen’s Spa Cloth!

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I’m excited to introduce a new pattern, The Queen’s Spa Cloth.  This is another spa cloth that’s knit side-to-side using lovely pima cotton to make a cloth that is soft enough to use on your face. I use the spa cloths from this collection every day.

I will admit that this stitch might not be the most practical for a spa cloth, but it is made by using triple yarnovers to make elongated stitches which are then knitted together, and it’s just fun to do! Admittedly, if lace and yarnovers aren’t your thing, it might not be your idea of fun. But I found it oddly satisfying to unwind the triple yarnovers to make the elongated stitches. Yes, I am a knitting nerd; there’s no denying it.

This pattern is available on Ravelry for $1.25, here.

If you use social media, use the tags #morespacloths and #thequeensspacloth to join in on the spa cloth mania!

huge thank you to my wonderful test knitters and tech editor. Their help is invaluable as I endeavor to provide quality patterns to you. I am fortunate to be surrounded by such a talented and kind group of knitters.

The photos on this page and in the pattern are by Alex of alexand knits. Many thanks to Alex for allowing me to use her lovely photos.

Finally, I am working on a collection of six or seven spa cloth patterns, currently under the working title of Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection.  This is the fourth and two more are in testing and tech editing. My hope is to write them as an e-book, although they may be grouped as a Ravelry collection instead.  I will keep you posted on the collection!

I hope you will check out the Queen’s Spa Cloth, and that you will enjoy this wild stitch as much as I did!

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Cinderella’s Spa Cloth Pattern is Live!

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Cinderella’s Spa Cloth is now available on Ravelry!

This is the newest pattern in my Folk Tales Spa Cloth Collection.  I am compiling an e-book of these patterns, and after having written several patterns of varying degrees of difficulty, I decided to write a pattern that would be simple yet elegant.

This pattern has just two rows, repeated until the cloth is the desired width.  It uses only knit stitches and slipped stitches, yet it creates a cloth that is both lovely and useful. Made with Cascade Ultra Pima Fine, it’s a wonderful, gently exfoliating facial cloth. I use my spa cloths daily!

My friend Alex of alexand knits is one of the amazing testers who test-knit this cloth for me, and she wrote about it here. She is an excellent writer and knitter and blogs about all kinds of lovely knits.

The pattern is available on Ravelry for $1.25, here.  I hope you will enjoy this pattern!

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