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Dishcloths make great Christmas gifts for anyone. This pattern spices up the standard garter stitch dishcloth pattern.

About:

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

Techniques:

  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
  • Knit & Purl Stitches
  • Increase Stitches
  • Decrease Stitches

Materials:

  • Yarn Weight: Worsted
  • Yardage: 50 – 60 yards {45 – 54 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: BirdiesKnits {Etsy} Worsted Organic Cotton Yarn {Tutti Fruity}
  • Needle Size: US 6 {4mm} Knitting Needles

Details:

  • Measurements: 7 1/2″ square {19cm}
  • Gauge: 22 STS & 40 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
  • Weight: 1.1oz {30g}

Notes:

  • Reversible.
  • Knit diagonally.
  • Knit using the garter stitch.

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 2 STS
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  • Row 1: K1, INC1, K1
  • Row 2: K3
  • Row 3: K1, INC1, K1, INC1, K1
  • Row 4: K5
  • Row 5: K1, INC1, K3, INC1, K1
  • Row 6: K7
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  • Row 7: K1, INC1, K5, INC1, K1
  • Row 8: K9
  • Repeat rows 7-8 until you have 55 STS on your needles
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  • Decrease:
  • Row 1: K1, SKP, *K* K2TOG, K1
  • Row 2: *K*
  • Repeat rows 1-2 until you have 5 STS remaining on your needles
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  • Next row: K1, SKP, K2TOG
  • Next row: K3
  • Next row: SK2PO {1 stitch remaining}
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  • Weave in the ends.
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  • Block, if desired.

Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat between *
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • INC1 – make 1 stitch {I use a backwards loop}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • SKP – slip 1 stitch purl-wise, knit the next stitch, pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch
  • SK2PO – slip 1 stitch purl-wise, knit 2 stitches together, pass the slipped stitch over the 2 stitches knitted together, decreasing 2 stitches
  • STS – stitches

Gauge:

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{FREE} Diagonal Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : Happy Thoughts

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