Thursday, February 7, 2008

Rain Drops Dishcloth

size: 8" x 8" (20 cm x 20 cm)
materials needed: 30 grams of cotton for dishcloths, 1 pair of 4.5mm (US 7) straight knitting needles, something to weave in ends
tension: 20sts = 4" (10cm) in stockinette stitch

What you're mastering in this dishcloth is seed stitch, which is what makes the stripes between the eyelets. Seed stitch is fantastic because it avoids ends and corners from curling up.

1) CO 33 sts.
2) Row 1: *k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, yo, k2tog* 4 times, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1.
3) Row 2: *k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p2* 4 times, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1.
4) Row 3: *k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, yo* 4 times, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1.
5) Row 4: *k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, p2* 4 times, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1.
6) Repeat rows 1-4 until peice measures 8 inches.
7) For last set of 4 rows before binding off: Do rows 1-3, and bind off in pattern with row 4. Weave in ends.

© 2008 by Sabrina Thompson - original design and pictures. Please do not sell pattern or materials made thereof, or copy my pictures. Pattern cannot be distributed for sale, or as a 'free pattern' promotional tool for selling yarn or knitting supplies. If posting Finished Items on personal blogs, please link back to this blog and pattern, thanks. :D

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