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Toddler Wash Mitt Crochet Pattern
If your child struggles to manage an adult-sized washcloth (flannel), if they tend to leave you with large puddles on the bathroom floor, or if wash-time is generally a bit of a struggle, then this Wash Bear may be the answer!
This is a simple-to-crochet wash mitt, sized to fit a toddler's hand. The addition of a friendly face makes it attractive to your child and easier to banish wash-time grumps.
Because it is small, it is easy for a child to manipulate in order to wash themselves, giving them a great sense of independence. Plus it doesn't hold as much water as a normal-sized washcloth, sponge or mitt, so you will probably end up with less water on the bathroom floor!
A design tried and tested by my own two-year-olds, and by parents and toddlers in my village. Some parents also like to keep one in the kitchen for after-meal clean-ups.
Also great to make as a gift for a new baby.
The bear measures 10cm (4") in diameter, excluding his cute little ears.
You will need:
• approximately 35m (38 yds) of double-knitting (DK, light worsted weight, Category 3) yarn in the colour of your choice
• around 1 m (2 yds) of 4ply (sport weight, category 2) yarn or stranded embroidery cotton for the face detail
• a 4.5mm (US size 7) crochet hook
• a blunt yarn needle
• a sharp embroidery needle
• sharp scissors
This pattern is available in both UK and US crochet terminology. Both files will be available for you on purchase and you can choose whichever you prefer to use.
This pattern is very easy to approach for a beginner, and gives great practice in working in the round. The pattern gives advice on the type of yarn to choose, and the UK pattern names specific yarns currently available in the UK that would be suitable for this pattern.
The pattern comes with my full support! If you have any difficulties, please contact me! Rest assured I am a real person and I'd love to hear from you and see pictures of your finished creations! :-)
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