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Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern
Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern
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This fun and funky knit dishcloth is definitely the next kitchen accessory you've been wanting. This Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern is an awesome knitting project that you can whip up and use in one night! The colorful and unique pattern on this DIY dishcloth will easily make it one of your favorite dishcloth patterns. Plus, you can pick any two colors you want to use so that it can perfectly match the rest of your kitchen decor. Check out this craft video to see how you can make your very own tonight! 

Note: this pattern is worked in rows/flat rather than in the round.

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteIn an evening

MaterialsYarn

Primary TechniqueKnitting

Easy

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Yarn: a cotton yarn in either sport or worsted weight is recommended. Choose two colors (A and B).
  • Knitting needles. Note: your knitting needles should be appropriately sized for the yarn. Consider size 6 for this project.

Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth

How to Knit a Dishcloth Instructions

CO 34 sts Clr A.

  1. Rows 1-2. Clr A: k across.

  2. Row 3. Clr B: k across.

  3. Row 4. Clr B: k1, (k2tog, yo, 1), rpt ( to ) across.

  4. Rows 5-6. Clr B: k across.

  5. Rpt rows 1-6 until nearly to desired length.

  6. Rows 7-8. Clr A: k across. BO all sts.

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I did not look at the video but judging from the written instructions it should be an easy dishcloth to make. I don't buy dishcloths anymore. I find making them is easy enough and in the long run it is more practical to make them. I usually find the yarn on sale and I can make a couple out of one skein. They wash well and last a lot longer. Thank you.

Never thought that the knitted dishcloth would be able to be washed and last longer. Do you wash by hand or in washing machine? There is a lot of work making them so I would be concerned about how to do this correctly. What is the best yarn to use? I have not knitted in a long time so this will probably be a good refresher.

Sorry about the delay in replying. You can use the "Sugar and Creme" cotton yarn which you can buy at Michaels. Or if you go to any yarn store, ask for cotton yarn that is best for dishcloths. These can be put in the washer. It is a good refresher and also a good way to try a new stitch pattern. Very portable project as well.

Hi, do we use a cotton like crochet cotton and what thickness would it be? It looks like wool in the video demonstration? I also wouldn't use wool. thanks.

Hi there! Heidi does recommend cotton yarn, and worsted weight should work well for this project. Please let me know if I can help with anything else! -Dana from FaveCrafts

I love the colors used to create this knit dishcloth. The ability to learn how to work up this pattern by watching a video is a treat. Thanks for sharing!

I am kind of like Toni, I have trouble of getting the hang of knitting (too many needles ). This pattern however looks easy enough that even I could do it. I am going to try with some leftovers that I have stashed way that I cannot do a complete anything with! #NationalCraftMonth2017

I also feel like you Stephanie and Toni about knitting. I took a class many years ago and actually made a shirt for my grandmother in green(her favorite color) and she wore it all the time and it turned out great but I could not even attempt it today. This pattern does look like it maybe a great one to get started again. Have you tried it yet? I have a lot of projects to finish and then I may give this a try.

Love this idea. I can use this when I don't have enough yarn for a full dishcloth. #NationalCraftMonth2017

#NationalCraftMonth2017 I can crochet, but I just can't get the hang of knitting. (

I recently popped this onto my to-do list. My kids go through store bought sponges too quickly so I'm doing away with throw-away convenience. #NationalCraftMonth2017

I'm a crocheter but have been wanting to learn to knit, I have the knitting needles I just can't seem to get the hang of it. I may try again with this pattern.

This is so cool! Wish I could knit or crochet so I could make a bunch of these as gifts! Thanks for the videos!

I like this. Haven't knit or crocheted dishcloth since a child and learning. Want to try this.#NationalCraftMonth2017

#NationalCraftMonth2017 I do not knit except for loom knitting, but I love knitting dish cloths on the loom or crocheting them. Fun, relaxing project such a nice sense of satisfaction to have small project done well and given to my daughter )

I need to learn to knit, I do crochet though. #NationalCraftMonth2017

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