Party Stripes Knit Dishcloth Pattern
To add some serious color to your kitchen, use this Party Stripes Knit Dishcloth Pattern to knit yourself a dishcloth with some crazy hues! This pattern is perfect for those just beginning knitting, as it's knit entirely in garter stitch. If you just learned the knit stitch five minutes ago, you can manage this cool dishcloth. The fuzzy texture of this dishcloth is to die for. It's hard to find good first knitting projects for beginners, but this is definitely the pattern you newbies are going to want to start with.
Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch
- RED HEART® Scrubby™
- 709 Bubblegum: A - 1 ball
- 241 Duckie: B - 1 ball
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8]
- Yarn needle
Measurements: Cloth measures 7 x 7” (18 x 18 cm) square.
A and B = Color A, and Color B
st(s) = stitch(es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
Gauge: 15 sts = 4” (10 cm); 25 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter st (knit every row). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Note: Color is changed to form stripes. Carry color not in use carefully up side of piece.
With A, cast on 26 sts.
Work in Garter st (knit every row), changing color as in the following sequence:
[Work 4 rows with A, 2 rows with B, 2 rows with A, 2 rows with B] 4 times, then work 4 rows with A. Bind off loosely.
Weave in ends.
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