Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : Delight

This is a beginner cotton dishcloth knitting pattern, which includes a row by row video that will help you along the way. :)



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



Knit Flat
Knit & Purl Stitches
Slipped Stitch
Elongated Stitch



Yarn Weight: Worsted Cotton
Yardage: 30 – 40 yards {27 – 37 meters}
Suggested Yarn: Knit Picks, Color Mist, Vermillion
Needle Size: US 6 {4mm} Knitting Needles



Measurements: 6 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ {16cm x 16cm}
Gauge: 17 STS & 28 rows per 4” {10cm} square {knit flat in the pattern below}
Weight: 0.6oz {15g}



Not reversible.
The CO edge is the width.
Knit using the Slipped Rib Stitch.




Pattern, Knit Flat {Back and Forth}:


Row 1 {WS}: K4 *WYIF S1PW, K4* WYIF S1PW, K4

Row 2 {RS}: K4 *K1, P4* K1, K4

Repeat rows 1-2, 23 more times, 7” {17cm}, or until desired length.


Row 1 {WS}: K4 *WYIF S1PW, K4* WYIF S1PW, K4

BO in the Row 2 pattern

Blocking is optional, but it helps square it up and even out the stitches



* – * – repeat between * to end of round
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
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

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bowl of ingredients on a towel

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Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : Delight


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I'm Jennifer, the one who loves everything about knitting... well, maybe not the frogging. ;)