Stained Glass Dishcloth
Keep kitchen clutter under control with the cheerful Stained Glass Dishcloth. This colorful cloth will add a splash of brightness to your kitchen, and the textured cloth is perfect for scrubbing dishes. Re-use old cotton yarn to keep this project earth friendly. Knitters of all skill levels will be able to appreciate this practical, yet pretty, pattern. With a little patience and effort, you can avoid ever having to buy a dishcloth again. Making your own dishcloths is a great way to go green.
Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
- Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (Solids: 2.5 oz/70.9 g; 120 yds/109 m; Ombres: 2 oz/56.7 g; 95 yds/86 m)
- Main Color (MC) Psychedelic Ombre (02600) or White (00001) 1 ball or 35 yds/30 m
- Contrast A White (00001) or Psychedelic Ombre (02600) 1 ball or 11 yds/10 m
- Size U.S. 8 (5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Approx 10" [25.5 cm] square.
18 sts and 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.
Note: On RS rows, when slipping yarn purlwise, keep yarn at back of work.
With MC, cast on 45 sts.
1st row: (WS). With MC, knit.
2nd row: With A, K4. *Sl1P. K5.
Rep from * to last 5 sts. Sl1P. K4.
3rd row: With A, K4. *yf. Sl1P. yb. K5. Rep from * to last 5 sts. yf. Sl1P. yb. K4.
4th and 5th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows once more.
6th and 7th rows: With MC, knit.
8th row: With A, K1. *Sl1P. K5. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Sl1P. K1.
9th row: With A, K1. *yf. Sl1P. yb. K5. Rep from * to last 2 sts. yf. Sl1P. yb. K1.
10th and 11th rows: As 8th and 9th rows once more.
12th row: With MC, knit.
Rep 1st to 12th rows 5 times more.
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