Nifty Knitted Dishcloth
If you're thinking about picking up knitting or needlework again, shoot for a simple craft to get back in the swing of things. This Nifty Knitted Dishcloth from Henriette Pieket is a great project to try. Whether you're getting reacquainted with knitting or simply want a therapeutic, easy craft, this is the project for you. Learn how to knit a dishcloth from these excellent instructions. You'll not only have fun with this knitted dishcloth pattern, but you'll have a functional addition to your kitchen.
- Regular kitchen cotton yarn (Lily sugar ‘n cream)
- Needle size US 7
Techniques are: Binding off – casting on – knit stitch – purl stitch – weaving in yarn tails. Length is approx. 28cm
Cast on 45 stitches.
Row 1: *Purl 6, knit 3* repeat from * to * to end of row
Row 2: *Purl 3, knit 6* repeat from * to * to end of row
Repeat rows 1 + 2 two more times
Row 7: *Knit 6, purl 3* repeat from * to * to end of row
Row 8: *Knit 3, purl 6* repeat from * to * to end of row
repeat row 7 + 8 one more time
- Repeat rows 1 through 10 until work measure about 11″
When work is done weave end of yarn in and with contrasting color use single crochet around your cloth and make a loop of single chain stitches in a corner of your cloth.
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