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Nana's Favorite Dishcloth Pattern



Nana knows best, and this knit dishcloth pattern is proof! Nana's Favorite Dishcloth Pattern is a great pattern for beginning knitters who want to learn a simple stitch with lots of texture and visual interest. This beginners knit is perfect for a rainy day or a relaxing evening at home in front of the TV. The beauty of patterns like Nana's Favorite Dishcloth is that you'll be able to complete a practical piece for your kitchen while learning a new stitch.

Nana's Favorite Dishcloth Pattern
Nana's Favorite Dishcloth Pattern
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Knitting Needle Size: 5 or 3.75 mm

Yarn Weight: (4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


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Jan 12, 2015

This is the first knitted pattern I have ever made, and it turned out beautifully. Easy to follow instructions for this crocheter-turned-knitter. I used 8 mm needles and ww yarn, and knitted 3 rows at the beginning and ends. Lovely!


May 1, 2014

Can you tell me how many stitches you would cast on if you wanted to make this baby blanket sizw?


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Apr 14, 2014

I too noticed several errors. It states to use 3.75 mm needle or needle to get gauge, and there is no gauge given. Also there is nothing in the pattern to indicate there is any kind of border, except the 2 knit stitches at the beginning and end of each row. I'm going to have a go at it today, when I work it out, I'll post it here tomorrow or the next day.


Apr 10, 2014

hello:I was just going to make the kitchen dishcloth noni s favorite I don t know what you mean by k2[k1,p2]x11, k3. i don t know what x11 means. thank you.


Apr 10, 2014

It looks like you have a border row(s) of several knit stitches?


Apr 10, 2014

Me too, Error message Cute pattern!!


Apr 10, 2014

Can't open--error message


Apr 9, 2014

Error message also


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