Sizes: Dishcloth is 8” diameter, Coaster is 4.75” diameter
Needles: Two size 5 US (3.75mm) double-pointed needles, 7” or longer. (You can also use circulars or straights. The shortness of DPNs makes it really easy to turn your work on the short rows.)
Yarn: Knit Picks Comfy Worsted in two colors, or another worsted-weight washable yarn
Dishcloth: about 20g each color, or 40 yards each color
Coaster: about 5g each color, or about 11 yards each color
Additional Materials: Worsted-weight scrap yarn, crochet hook size H, tapestry needle
Gauge: 5 stitches per inch in garter stitch
Pattern includes row-by-row instruction for dishcloths (with and without a picot edge), coasters (with and without a picot edge), and guidelines for modifying the pattern.
The book I refer to in the video is A History of Hand Knitting, by Richard Rutt.
Links to things you’ll see in the video:
The cabled scarf on the mannequin is my Learn to Knit an Aran Shawl patttern + video tutorial.
The yarn I used in my finished dishcloths and coasters is Knit Picks Comfy Worsted. The colors I used are Rosehip, White, Marlin, Carrot, and Honey Dew.
The pink notions box I use to store stitch markers and tapestry needles.
The yarn I used in my bulky sample is Berroco Peruvia Quick.
Tapestry needles similar to mine can be found here.
The wood needles I use for demonstration are by Clover, size US 10.5.