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Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth

Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth
Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth
This image courtesy of redheart.com

The Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth is a great pattern for beginner knitters who want to work up a fun and practical pattern. Choose either black or blue to create a great knit dishcloth you will reach for again and again. If you have a loved one who recently moved, a set of these knitted dishcloths would make a perfect housewarming gift. This is the perfect beginner knit pattern to keep your fingers busy without needing to follow a pattern or if you simply want to practice your skills. You can use this cloth for dishes or bathing and the scrubby is made from polyester, so it washes easily by machine and dries quickly.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4” [10 cm]; 34 rows = 4” [10 cm] in Garter stitch.
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.
Finished Size: 7½” [19 cm] square

Beginner

Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm

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

Materials List

  • RED HEART® Scrubby: 1 ball 12 Black or 501 Ocean
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8]
  • Yarn needle

Dishcloth

Cast on 30 sts.
Knit every row until Dishcloth measures 7½” [19 cm] from beginning.
Bind off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Abbreviations

cm
centimeters
mm
millimeters
st(s)
stitch(es)
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Oh my goodness! I love novelty yarns! This is the perfect dish cloth to add a pop of color and decorate the kitchen for the holidays. There are so many different colors (27 from the red heart website) that matching them up with a holiday shouldn't be difficult at all. I bet the texture will help get the dishes clean too!

I love this yarn. I make simple scrubbies holding a strand of cotton yarn with the scrubby yarn. Also, I prefer a smaller size...4x4". The cotton is great for absorbing dish soap and wiping down counters and they wash and dry perfectly .

Love the scrubby look of the yarn - like it was made just to knit dishcloths. Could also use it for a washcloth in the bath, or to wash the dog. Sometimes simply knitting a dishcloth is te perfect way to de-stress.

I am one of those people who cannot sit doing nothing - these dishcloths/scrubbies are ideal no pattern to follow, just knit to size. Not wasting time, using time to do something practical. I like this

I love this scrubby yarn. I ordered two skeins of it and that will make a lotta dishcloths.

Really? I have 2 skeins here, but each skein is just 92 yards,is it possible to get larger balls somewhere? I made 1 dishcloth with a different pattern and I barely had enough to finish it. I'd love to know what size of these balls make alot of dishcloths.

You can never have too many dishcloths and this pattern looks incredibly easy.

These would make the perfect rags. We always seem to be losing those at my house. Now, I can just knit them up myself. Thanks!

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