Then, there are all the benefits the finished project has to offer. They are so diverse and wonderful for having around the house for dishes, bodies, dusting, and they make fantastic gifts. A good friend of mine once gave me a gift basket with a few of these, some dish soap, bathroom soap, and a candle. It was a great gift.
My current project is being worked from Paton's Grace cotton yarn on US size 5 needles. I started by casting on 40 stitches, then started working in garter stitch (knit all stitches on both sides of the work). After working 72 rows I had 6 inch square.
Weave in ends and voilà, a beautiful wash cloth.