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This is a tad more challenging than a beginner dishcloth knitting pattern, but not quite advanced. One row in each repeat is a little tricky, but there’s an tutorial video to show you how it’s done. :)



Available Sizes: One

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Checklist, Video



Knit Flat {Back & Forth}



Yarn Weight: Worsted Cotton

Yardage: 55 – 65 yards {50 – 60 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Knit Picks Multi Dishie

Needle Size: US 6 {4mm} Knitting Needles

Extras: Cable Needle



Measurements: 8″ x 7 1/2″ {20cm x 19cm}

Gauge: 23 STS & 26 rows per 4” {10cm} square {knit flat in the pattern below}

Weight: 1.1oz {30g}



Not reversible.

The CO edge is the width.

Knit using the Cable Knit Stitch.




Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:


Row 1-4: *K*

Row 05 {WS}: K3 *P2, K1* P2, K3

Row 06 {RS}: K3 *RT, P1* RT, K3

Row 07 {WS}: K3 *P2, K1* P2, K3

Row 08 {RS}: K3 *K2, P1* K2, K3

Row 09 {WS}: K3 *P2, K1* P2, K3

Row 10 {RS}: K3 *RT, P1* RT, K3

Repeat rows 7-10, 10 more times, for a total of 11 cables

To End:

Row 47 {WS}: K3 *P2, K1* P2, K3

Row 48 {RS}: K3 *K2, P1* K2, K3

Row 49-51: *K*

Row 52 {RS}: BO in all knit stitches

Weave in the ends.

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

RT – Right Twist – K2TOG, without dropping STS from left needle, knit into the first stitch, slip both sts to the right needle together.

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side




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{FREE} Faux Cable Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : Sprightly