Dish Cloth – Hand Knit in Waffle Stitch

Not only can you always use another dish cloth, spring and summer are the perfect seasons for sprucing up and refreshing your home, and one really great way to do that is with some fresh knits for the kitchen, especially when they’re done in 100% cotton.  Another DIY you’ll feel great about.

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Hand Knit Dish Cloth, especially when they're done in 100% cotton, is another DIY you'll feel great about. Extra points for using bamboo knitting needles.

Dish Cloth

Dish cloths are great beginner projects because they work up quick, and provide something useful as the finished product – which in turn can be extremely satisfying to use or to gift.  They are also great projects for advanced knitters, as you can work them up en mass, and stockpile for gift giving.  This pattern is done in the currently popular waffle stitch.

Dish Cloth in Waffle Stitch


Rated: Easy

Skills Used

Hand Knit Dish Cloth in Waffle Stitch



Hand Knit Dish Cloth in Waffle Stitch


Cast on 34 stitches ( multiple of 3 stitches, plus 1)

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: Purl

Row 3: K1, *P2, K1; repeat from * to end

Row 4: P1, *K2, P1; repeat from * to end

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until piece measures approximately 8″ from cast on edge

Bind off, securing the last stitch.  Break yarn and weave in ends.

Hand Knit Dish Cloth in Waffle Stitch

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