{FREE} Simple Chevron Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : Summertime

Learn how to knit this simple chevron dishcloth using only knit & purl stitches! Scroll down to get the free beginner & advanced beginner knitting patterns. The advanced pattern is a little different than the beginner pattern. The only difference is that it has a clean edge.

If you’re ready to take your knitting to the next level then you can give the advanced pattern a try, if not, I’ve got you covered with the super simple beginner pattern. :)


About:

Available Sizes: One
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Beginner & Advanced Beginner
PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

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Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Knit & Purl Stitches
Clean Edge {Advanced Beginner only}


Materials: 

Yarn Weight: DK / Light Worsted
Yardage: 60 – 65 yards {55 – 60 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Knit Picks Cotlin
Needle Size: US 5 {3.75mm} Knitting Needles


Details:

Measurements: 8″ wide x 8 1/2″ {20cm x 21cm}
Gauge: 17 STS & 31 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Weight: 0.9oz {25g}


Notes:

Not reversible.
CO edge is the width
Knit using the chevron stitch.


Beginner Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 37 STS

Top Border:
Rows 1-4: *K*

Chevron, Body:
Row 1: *K1, P2, K2, P2, K5, P2, K2, P2* K1
Row 2: P1 *K1, P2, K2, P2, K1, P1*
Row 3: *K3, P2, K2, P2, K1, [P2, K2] twice* K1
Row 4: *[P2, K2] twice, P3, K2, P2, K2, P1* P1
Repeat body rows 1-4 until it measures 8″ from the beginning

Bottom Border:
Repeat Row 1 of the Body and then start the garter stitch border below:
Rows 1-4: *K*
Row 5: BO in all knit STS

Weave in the ends.
Steam-block lightly.


Advanced Beginner Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

CO 39 STS

Top Border:
Row 1 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, K37 WYIF S1PW
Rows 2 & 4 {RS}: K1TBL, K37, K1TBL
Row 3 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K37 WYIF S1PW

Body:
Row 1 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K1, P2, K2, P2, K5, P2, K2, P2* K1, WYIF S1PW
Row 2 {RS}: K1TBL, P1 *K1, P2, K2, P2, K1, P1* K1TBL
Row 3 {WS}: WYIF S1PW *K3, P2, K2, P2, K1, [P2, K2] twice* K1, WYIF S1PW
Row 4 {RS}: K1TBL *[P2, K2] twice, P3, K2, P2, K2, P1* P1, K1TBL
Repeat body rows 1-4 until it measures 8″ from the beginning

Bottom Border:
Repeat Row 1 of the Body and then start the garter stitch border below:
Row 1 {RS}: K1TBL, K37, K1TBL
Row 2 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K37 WYIF S1PW
Row 3 {RS}: K1TBL, K37, K1TBL
Row 4 {WS}: WYIF S1PW, K37 WYIF S1PW
Row 5 {RS}: BO in all knit STS

Weave in the ends.
Steam-block lightly.


Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between * {*K* means to knit all stitches on that row}
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
RS – right side
S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
STS – stitches
WS – wrong side
WYIF – with yarn in front

Gauge: