SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- Bernat® Handicrafter™Cotton Geometric (12 oz/340 g; 608 yds/556 m)
- Main Color (MC) Crisp White, 1 ball or 44 yds/40 m
- Contrast A Cool Grey, 1 ball or 39 yds/35 m
- Contrast B Lively Lime, 1 ball or 33 yds/30 m
- Note: 1 ball of each of all shades will make 14 Dishcloths.
- Size U.S. 6 (4 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
- Tape measure
Approx 9" [23 cm] square.
21 sts and 28 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.
Note: Slip all slipped sts purlwise.
With B, cast on 54 sts.
Knit 3 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS and inc 3 sts evenly across last row. 57 sts.
Proceed in Diamond Pat as follows:
**1st row: (RS). With A, K3. *Sl1P. K9. Rep from * to last 4 sts. Sl1P. K3.
2nd and alt rows: K2. Knit all knit sts, and slip all slipped sts from previous row as follows: (yf. Sl1P. yb) to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: With A, K5. *(Sl1P. K1) 3 times. Sl1P. K3. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
5th row: With MC, K4. *Sl1P. K7. Sl1P. K1. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
7th row: With A, K6. *(Sl1P. K1) twice. Sl1P. K5. Rep from * to last 11 sts. (Sl1P. K1) twice. Sl1P. K6.
9th row: With MC, K2. (K1. Sl1P) twice. *K5. (Sl1P. K1) twice. Sl1P. Rep from * to last 11 sts. K5. (Sl1P. K1) twice. K2.
11th row: With A, K7. *Sl1P. K1. Sl1P. K7. Rep from * to last 10 sts. Sl1P. K1. Sl1P. K7.
13th row: With MC, K3. (K1. Sl1P) twice. *K3. (Sl1P. K1) 3 times. Sl1P. Rep from * to last 10 sts. K3. (Sl1P. K1) twice. K3.
15th row: With A, K8. *Sl1P. K9. Rep from * to last 9 sts. Sl1P. K8.
17th row: As 13th row.
19th row: As 11th row.
21st row: As 9th row.
23rd row: As 7th row.
25th row: As 5th row.
27th row: As 3rd row.
28th row: As 2nd row.**
Rep 1st to 28th rows substituting B for A.
Rep from ** to ** once more. Break MC and A.
With B, knit 3 rows, dec 3 sts evenly across first row. 54 sts. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Alt = Alternate
Approx = Approximately
Dec = Decrease(ing)
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = Knit
Pat = Pattern
Sl1(3)P = Slip next 1 (3) stitches purlwise
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Yb = Bring yarn to back of work
Yf = Bring yarn to front of work