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Summer Fun Bikini Dishcloth
Summer Fun Bikini Dishcloth
This image courtesy of yarnspirations.com

Have you ever seen such a perfect summer knit for your home? This Summer Fun Bikini Dishcloth is bold and exciting, and encapsulates the very essence of summer. Bring it with you to the beach for a barbecue, or keep them to yourself in the kitchen. Novelty dishcloths like these make perfect gifts, so try giving them away for a housewarming party or a bridal shower. You can play with the colors to give the knitted dishcloths different skin tones and bikini colors, so make a bunch of them!

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size: 7 or 4.5 mm

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

Materials:

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® (70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
  • Contrast A: Soft Ecru (01004) (41 m/45 yds) or Warm Brown (01130) - 1 ball
  • Contrast B: Hot Pink (01740) (28 m/31 yds) or Hot Orange (01628) - 1 ball
  • Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

 

Measurements: Approx 8" [20.5 cm] square.

 

Abbreviations:

approx = Approximately

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together

MB = (Make bobble). (K1. P1. K1) all in next st. turn. K3. turn. Sl1. K2tog. psso

P = Purl

sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise

st(s) = Stitch(es)

rs = Right side

ws = Wrong side

 

Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st.

 

Instructions

Note: When working from Chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the design. When changing colors, wind the 2 colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to
avoid a hole.

With A, cast on 16 sts. With B, cast on 9 sts. With A, cast on 16 sts. 41 sts total.

Work rows 1 to 51 of Chart in stocking st reading RS rows from right to left and WS rows from left to right.

Cast off knitwise (WS).

 

Summer Fun Bikini Dishcloth Diagram 1

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