These cotton washcloths are hand wove from very soft absorbent cotton, so there will be slight variations in the weave. Pre-washed and already shrunk. These are great to use in the Kitchen or anywhere you need a towel. Completely period correct for 18th and 19th Century Reenacting so use them out at events for dishes, Face cloths anything you need to dry or wipe up, or even cover up, etc. Great for home use as well. Wash Cloths are two layers of toweling sewn together to make them just perfect for washing your face or dishes approximately 9"x9"