Citrus Twist Dishcloths

Brighten up your kitchen with a twist of citrus! These dishcloths are easy to work up and make a great gift set for summer parties.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 8” square

Gauge: 15 sts and 20 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st.

Materials

Yarn:

medium weight yarn Lily Sugar’n Cream (100% cotton; 120 yards [110 meters]/71 grams): Seabreeze (A), 1 skein; Yellow (B), 1 skein; White (C), 1 skein

Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm)

Notions: Markers

Pattern

Dots and Dashes

With A, CO 29 sts.

Knit 6 rows for garter st border.

Row 1 (WS): K3, p23, k3.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: Rep Row 1.
Rows 4-5: With A, k3, with B, k23, with A, k3.
Row 6-7: With A, rep Rows 2-3.
Row 8: With A, k4, with B, k1, *with A, k1, with B, k1; rep from * across until 4 sts remain, with A, k4.
Row 9: With A k3, p1, *with B, k1, with A, p1; rep from * across until 3 sts remain, with A, k3.
Rows 10-13: Rep Rows 2-5.
Row 14-15: With A, rep Rows 2-3.
Row 16: With A, k3, with B, k1, *with A, k1, with B, k1; rep from * across until 3 sts remain, with A, k3.
Row 17: With A, k3, with B, k1, *with A, p1, with B, k1; rep from * across until 3 sts remain, with A, k3.
Rows 18-31: Rep Rows 2-15.
Row 36: Knit.

Knit 6 more rows for garter st border. Bind off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Texture Sampler

With A, CO 31 sts.

Knit 6 rows for garter st border.

Row 1 (WS): With A, k3, p25, k3.
Rows 2-7: With A, k3, with C, k1, *p1, k1; rep from * across until 3 sts remain, with A, k3.
Row 8:  With A, k3, *k2, p2; rep from * across until 4 sts remain, k4.
Row 9: K3, p1, *k2, p2; rep from * across until 3 sts remain, k3.
Row 10: K3, *p2, k2; rep from * across until 4 sts remain, p1, k3.
Row 11:  K4, p2, *k2, p2; rep from * across until 5 sts remain, k5.
Rows 12-13: Rep Rows 8-9.
Row 14: With A, k3, with B, k5, (p5, k5) twice, with A, k3.
Row 15: With A, k3, with B, p5, (k5, p5) twice, with A, k3.
Rows 16-20: Rep Rows 14-15 twice, then Row 14 once more.
Rows 21-27: Rep Rows 14-15 three times, then Row 14 once more.
Rows 28-33: Rep Rows 8-13.
Rows 34-39: Rep Row 2.

Knit 6 rows for garter stitch border. Bind off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.yarn ball

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Comments
  • Linda C.

    Wonderful patterns! Might keep me from losing my marbles as I teach high school from home.

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