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Flowerburst Dishcloth

By: Lily Sugar 'n Cream

While knit washcloth patterns are great for using up scrap pieces of yarn, they're also wonderful opportunities to create a small piece of art for the kitchen. This gorgeous Flowerburst Dishcloth mixes cool blue and purple edges with an explosion of pink color in the center of the dishcloth. Make a splash in your kitchen with this modern pattern that's full of color and fun!

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm

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

MEASUREMENT
Approx 10” [25.5 cm] square.

MATERIALS

  • Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Lily Sugar’n Cream (70.9 g / 2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
    • Contrast A (00046 Rose Pink)
    • Contrast B (01740 Hot Pink)
    • Contrast C (01317 Hot Purple)
    • Contrast D (01742 Hot Blue)
    • Contrast E (01215 Robin’s Egg)


Note: 1 ball each of A, B, C, D and E makes 2 Dishcloths.

 

GAUGE
20 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS
Center
With A, cast on 6 sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. yo) 5 times. K1. 11 sts.
2nd row: (P1. K1) 5 times. P1.
3rd row: K1. (P1. yo. K1. yo) 4 times. P1. K1. 19 sts.
4th row: P1. (K1. P3) 4 times. K1. P1.
5th row: K1. P1. [(K1. yo) twice. K1. Inc 1 in next st] 3 times. (K1. yo) twice. K1. P1. K1. 30 sts.
6th row: P1. K1. (P5. K2) 3 times. P5. K1. P1.
7th row: With B, K1. P1. (K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P2) 3 times. K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. P1. K1. 38 sts.
8th row: P1. K1. (P7. K2) 3 times. P7. K1. P1.
9th row: With A, K1. P1. (K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. P2) 3 times. K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. P1. K1. 46 sts.
10th row: P1. K1. (P9. K2) 3 times. P9. K1. P1. Break A.
11th row: With B, K1. P1. (K4. yo. K1. yo. K4. P2) 3 times. K4. yo. K1. yo. K4. P1. K1. 54 sts.
12th row: P1. K1. (P11. K2) 3 times. P11. K1. P1.
13th row: K1. P1. (K5. yo. K1. yo. K5. P2) 3 times. K5. yo. K1. yo. K5. P1. K1. 62 sts.
14th row: P1. K1. (P13. K2) 3 times. P13. K1. P1.
15th row: K1. P1. (K6. yo. K1. yo. K6. P2) 3 times. K6. yo. K1. yo. K6. P1. K1. 70 sts.
16th row: P1. K1. (P15. K2) 3 times. P15. K1. P1.
17th row: With C, K1. P1. (K7. yo. K1. yo. K7. P2) 3 times. K7. yo. K1. yo. K7. P1. K1. 78 sts.
18th row: P1. K1. (P17. K2) 3 times. P17. K1. P1.
19th row: With B, K1. P1. (K8. yo. K1. yo. K8. P2) 3 times. K8. yo. K1. yo. K8. P1. K1. 86 sts.
20th row: P1. K1. (P19. K2) 3 times. P19. K1. P1. Break B.
21st row: With C, K2. M1. (ssk. K7. yo. K1. yo. K7. K2tog. K1. M1. K1) 3 times. ssk. K7. yo. K1. yo. K7. K2tog. M1. K2. 91 sts.
22nd row: P1. K2. (P19. K1. P1. K1) 3 times. P19. K2. P1.
23rd row: K3. M1. [ssk. K15. K2tog. (M1. K1) 3 times. M1] 3 times. ssk. K15. K2tog. M1. K3. 97 sts
24th row: (P1. K3. P17. K3) 4 times. P1.
25th row: (K1. M1. K3. M1. ssk. K13. K2tog. M1. K3. M1) 4 times. K1. 105 sts.
26th row: (P1. K5. P15. K5) 4 times. P1.
27th row: With D, (K1. M1. K5. M1. ssk. K11. K2tog. M1. K5. M1) 4 times. K1. 113 sts.
28th row: (P1. K7. P13. K7) 4 times. P1.
29th row: With C, (K1. M1. K7. M1. ssk. K9. K2tog. M1. K7. M1) 4 times. K1. 121 sts.
30th row: (P1. K9. P11. K9) 4 times. P1. Break C.
31st row: With D, (K1. M1. K9. M1. ssk. K7. K2tog. M1. K9. M1) 4 times. K1. 129 sts.
32nd row: (P1. K11. P9. K11) 4 times. P1.
33rd row: (K1. M1. K11. M1. ssk. K5. K2tog. M1. K11. M1) 4 times. K1. 137 sts.
34th row: (P1. K13. P7. K13) 4 times. P1.
35th row: (K1. M1. K13. M1. ssk. K3. K2tog. M1. K13. M1) 4 times. K1. 145 sts.
36th row: (P1. K15. P5. K15) 4 times. P1.
37th row: With E, (K1. M1. K15. M1. ssk. K1. K2tog. M1. K15. M1) 4 times. K1. 153 sts.
38th row: (P1. K17. P3. K17) 4 times. P1.
39th row: With D, (K1. M1. K17. M1. Sl1. K2tog. psso. M1. K17. M1) 4 times. K1. 161 sts.
40th row: (P1. K19. P1. K19) 4 times. P1.
41st row: With E, (K1. M1. K39. M1) 4 times. K1. 169 sts.
42nd row: (P1. K41) 4 times. P1.
43rd row: (K1. M1. K41. M1) 4 times. K1. 177 sts.
Cast off knitwise (WS).
Sew seam using half stitch only on each side.

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