Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

This Easy Knit Textured Dishcloth is pattern #26 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop.

This textured dishcloth is another easy knit, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving, and for learning a new stitch, or even a whole new skill if this is your first visit! Also, being 100% cotton, it’s another DIY you’ll feel great about.

Lion Brand has generously provided us with yarn for the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop, so all of the patterns will be made with 24/7 Cotton or Kitchen Cotton. Both are medium (worsted, #4) weight 100% cotton yarns.

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Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

Knit Dishcloth

Dishcloths are great beginner projects because they work up quickly, and provide something useful as the finished product – which in turn can be extremely satisfying to use or to gift.  They also make great projects for advanced knitters, because you can make them up en mass, and stockpile for gift giving.  This pattern is done in a pretty simple broken rib type of pattern, giving it great texture for scrubbing.  The 100% cotton makes it extra friendly as well.

Easy Textured Dishcloth Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy

Skills Used

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Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

 

Materials

 



 

Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

Directions

Cast on 41 stitches ( multiple of 2 stitches, plus 1)

Row 1, 5 & 9: Purl

Row 2 & 4: *P1, K1; repeat from * to last stitch, P1

Row 3: K1, *P1, K1; repeat from * to end

Row 6 & 8: *K1, P1; repeat from * to last stitch, K1

Row 7: P1, *K1, P1; repeat from * to end

Repeat rows 2 – 9 until piece measures approximately 8″ from cast on edge

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

Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

Every Thursday from January through November 2017, we’ll share a dishcloth pattern, along with a photo or video tutorial!

Easy Knitting Pattern for a Textured Dishcloth worked in 100 % cotton, perfect for spring and summer crafting, gift giving and eco friendly DIYs

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DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

DIY Luxurious Bath Mat

More from the cotton front – this luxurious bamboo stitch bath mat.  This Bath Mat features an easy but still fun bamboo stitch, 100% cotton yarn, and is perfect for any season knitting, and of course gift giving!

Now don’t be alarmed by the term bamboo stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls.  In the bamboo stitch pattern, we’ve just thrown in a few yarn overs to give that unique texture, and a richer fabric.

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DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Bamboo Stitch Bath Mat

Yes, I’m still indulging in all of that fabulous cotton yarn out there, and still finding new ways to use it in the house. I have been creating cloth after cloth, and now it’s time to broaden our horizons a little bit and to move on to this luxurious bath mat.

Bath mats being smaller than blankets, yet larger than cloths are a pretty good transition project. This knitting pattern, in particular, allows you to experiment with a new stitch, and still enjoy the satisfaction of finishing a project. Using two strands together, this project is relatively quick to finish, yet challenging enough to enjoy. This is the pattern is going to be first on your list of stitches to experiment with.

Bamboo Stitch Bath Mat Knitting Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy +

Skills Used

DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Materials

YO = yarn over = Bring the yarn forward between the needles, then back over the top of the right needle, so that it is now in the correct position to knit the next stitch.  This is a way of increasing stitches, and create a hole in the fabric.  They are usually paired with decrease in lace patterns (YO)

Pass 1st st. over = pass first stitch over = This is the corresponding decrease in this pattern, where you will pass the stitch created by the yarn over, over the two stitches that are worked immediately after the yarn over.  Using your left needle, lift the YO over the two stitches you just knit, and off the needle.  (Pass 1st st. over)


DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

Directions

With 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 80 stitches

Row 1: *YO, K2, Pass 1st st. over; repeat from * across

Row 2: Purl

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until your cloth measure approx 3′

Bind off, securing the last stitch.

Trim yarn and weave in all ends.

DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

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