Daisy Stitch Washcloth Knitting Pattern
Learn how to knit the perfect dishcloths with this adorable free knitting pattern that utilizes knit and crochet techniques to make a project you adore. The Daisy Stitch Washcloth Knitting Pattern creates a 10.5 square inch DIY dish cloth that can be given as a gift or utilized in your own kitchen. The daisy stitch is a fun, quick knit and the simple crochet border adds a nice finished edge. Make this pattern cool and tranquil in muted colors or make something to brighten up your kitchen.
Notes* There is a quick video on the site, www.nourishandnestle.com, which shows how to do the daisy stitch.
Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge16 sts = 4” in Stocking Stitch.
- 1 skein worsted weight medium , 100% cotton. 200 yards made 2 washcloths.
- Size 6 knitting needles, or to fit your gauge
- 3.75 MM crochet hook
How to Knit the Daisy Stitch Washcloth
Cast on 49 stitches
Row 1: Knit all
Row 2: Knit 1 *Purl the next 3 stitches together, but dont drop them off of the the needle. Bring your right hand needle from the back to the front, Yarn Over and purl the same 3 stitches together again and drop them from the left needle. Knit One.* See the video at the end of the directions for an illustration of this repeat.
Row 3: Knit all
Row 4: Knit 1, Purl 1, Knit 1 *Purl the next 3 stitches together, but dont drop them off of the the needle. Bring your right hand needle from the back to the front, Yarn Over and purl the same 3 stitches together again and drop them from the left needle. Knit One.* This row will end with a a Purl 1, Knit 1.
Row 5: Knit all
Repeat rows 2-5 until you reach 9 inches.
Bind off, but dont cut yarn
With your crochet hook, work approximately 25 (about half the number of stitches cast on and the rows worked) evenly spaced single crochet stitches into each side of the washcloth, working 2 single crochet stitches into each corner stitch.
Single Crochet 2 more rows around the washcloth, working 2 more stitches at the corner of the next row and then 3 stitches in the corner of the last row.
Bind off and weave in all your loose ends.