6 November 2020

dish cloth

Nothing as useful as a knitted dish cloth! A great project for a beginner. 
Sharing my pattern using basketweave stitch, with a nice neat selvedge edge.
 

BASKETWEAVE DISH CLOTH

THIS PATTERN IS COPYRIGHT PROTECTED 
 ONLY FOR PERSONAL OR CHARITABLE USE
ITEMS KNITTED FROM THIS PATTERN CANNOT BE SOLD FOR PROFIT
 DO NOT REPRODUCE OR USE FOR ANY COMMERCIAL PURPOSE  

 

Finished dimensions: approximately 20cms x 20cms
One 100 gram ball makes three dish cloths
 
ABBREVIATIONS
st(s): stitch(es)
k: knit
p: purl
sl: slip
 
MATERIALS
two needles size 4.5mm  (US 7)
dk/8ply dishcloth cotton
 
Basketweave pattern is multiples of 5, plus 2 extra stitches for selvage stitch
Selvage stitch: first stitch, slip stitch purlwise, last stitch, knit (for every row)
Cast on 42 sts.
ROW 1:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 2:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 3:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 4:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 5:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 6:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 7:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 8:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 9:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 10: sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
Repeat last ten rows four more times.
Total number of rows from start is 50.
Cast off.
Darn yarn ends away.
 
 
Happy dishwashing!!







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