My husband and I had a wonderful mini-vacation in Field, BC last week. This dishcloth came about as a happy accident when I was practicing some new pattern swatches for a shawl and knit an extra row instead of purling! Please enjoy and feel free to share.
Field, BC, Canada
1 ball of dishcloth cotton.
4.5 mm knitting needles (or size recommended on your yarn label).
2 stitch markers.
Stitches slipped from row to row develop a nice pattern with variegated yarn.
Cast on 29.
Knit 4. Place marker. Knit 21. Place marker. Knit 4.
Knit 3 rows, moving markers as you go.
Note: Move markers as you go.
Row 1 (right side):
Knit 4. Slip 1 purlwise. (Knit 3. Slip 1 purlwise) 5x. Knit 4.
Row 2 (wrong side):
Knit 4. Move yarn to front. Slip 1 purlwise. Move yarn to back. (Knit 3. Move yarn to front. Slip 1 purlwise. Move yarn to back) 5x. Knit 4.
Knit all stitches.
Knit 4. Purl 21. Knit 4.
Repeat these rows until you achieve your desired length of dishcloth,
ending with Row 1. A square dishcloth will be about 9-10 repeats.
Knit 4 rows.
Weave in ends.