Georgina – Dishcloths are a quick, satisfying knit that doesn’t require a whole lot of yarn while allowing you to try out new stitches and build on your skills. Dishcloths also make a wonderful housewarming or holiday gifts! Wrap them up with some ribbon, and you’re good to go. If you’re feeling entrepreneurial, they’re great for craft fairs – low time, cost, & effort to make!
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- US7 (4.5 mm) knitting needles (Either flat or circular needles will work)
- 80 yds (73 m) worsted weight yarn, preferably 100% cotton
- Tapestry needle
- Crochet hook (optional)
Yarn used in Georgina
Knit Picks – Dishie
100% Cotton yarn
190 yds (174 m)/ 3.5 oz (100 g)
16 stitches by 26 rows in pattern stitch = 4”/ 10 cm on US7 (4.5 mm) metal needles, unblocked. While gauge is not important, changes in gauge will result in size differences and the amount of yarn needed to complete the project.
9.5”/24 cm wide by 9”/23 cm in length, but adjustable should a different size be required.
Using your preferred cast-on, cast on 40 stitches.
Row 1 (RS): P1, *k1, p1; repeat from * to last stitch, k1.
Row 2 (WS): K1, *p1, k1; repeat from * to last stitch, p1.
Row 3: Repeat row 1.
Row 4: K1, p1, k1, purl to last 2 stitches, k1, p1.
Row 5: P1, k1, p1, knit to last 2 stitches, p1, k1.
Row 6: K1, p1, k1, p2, *k2, p2; repeat from * to last 3 stitches, p1, k1, p1.
Row 7: P1, k1, p1, *k2, p2; repeat from * to last 4 stitches, k3, p1, k1.
Rows 8-47: Repeat rows 4-7 ten more times.
Rows 48-49: Repeat rows 4-5 once more.
Row 50: Repeat row 2.
Row 51: Repeat row 1.
Row 52: Repeat row 2.
Bind off your stitches using your preferred bind-off. If desired, do not cut your yarn and single crochet 15 chains to make a little loop for hanging your dishcloth. With your tapestry needle, weave in all your ends.
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