Apple Dishcloth

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Apple Dishcloth

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Knit this sweet apple dishcloth for a multi-season touch! Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 8" x 8" [20.5 x 20.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $9.92

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  • Single Size

Approx 8" x 8" [20.5 x 20.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | Country Red, 13530Edit Color
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Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Hot Green, 13712Edit Color
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Contrast B

Handicrafter Cotton | Warm Brown, 13130Edit Color
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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The materials for this project cost $9.92

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Approx = approximately

Center dec (worked over 3 sts) = slip next 2 sts as if to K2tog, K1, then pass slipped sts over knit st – center of 3 sts should be on top of decrease (2 sts have been decreased)

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 8" x 8" [20.5 x 20.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Main Color (MC) Country Red (13530) 1
Contrast A Hot Green (13712) 1
Contrast B Warm Brown (13130) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

19 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Seed St Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Apple: Left Bottom: With MC, cast on 8 sts.
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. Break yarn. Leave these 8 sts on spare needle.
Right Bottom: With MC, cast on 8 sts.
1st row: (RS). *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Last 2 rows form Seed St Pat.

Join Left and Right Bottoms:
3rd row: Working across Right Bottom sts, cast on 2 sts. (K1. P1) 5 times. Cast on 6 sts. Working across Left Bottom sts from spare needle, (K1. P1) 4 times. 24 sts.
4th row: Cast on 2 sts. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
5th row: Cast on 2 sts. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.

Keeping cont of Seed St Pat, proceed as follows:
6th row: Cast on 2 sts. Pat to end of row.
7th to 14th rows: Cast on 1 st. Pat to end of row.
15th and 16th rows: Work even in pat.
17th and 18th rows: Cast on 1 st. Pat to end of row.
19th and 20th rows: Work even in pat.
21st and 22nd rows: Cast on 1 st. Pat to end of row.
23rd to 26th rows: Work even in pat.
27th and 28th rows: Cast on 1 st. Pat to end of row.
29th to 39th rows: Work even in pat.
40th and 41st rows: Cast off 1 st. Pat to end of row.
42nd and 43rd rows: Work even in pat.
44th to 52nd rows: Cast off 1 st. Pat to end of row.
53rd row: Cast off 2 sts. Pat across next 12 sts. Cast off 6 sts. Pat to end of row.

Left Top:
54th row: Cast off 3 sts. Pat across 10 sts.
55th row: Cast off 4 sts. Pat to end of row. Cast off rem 6 sts.

Right Top:
54th row: With WS facing, join MC to rem 12 sts of Right Top. Cast off 3 sts. Pat to end of row.
55th row: Cast off 3 sts. Pat to end of row. Cast off rem 6 sts.

Leaf: With A, cast on 3 sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. yo) twice. K1. 5 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K2. yo. K1. yo. K2. 7 sts.
5th row: K3. yo. K1. yo. K3. 9 sts.
7th row: K4. yo. K1. yo. K4. 11 sts.
9th row: K5. yo. K1. yo. K5. 13 sts.
11th and 13th rows: Knit.
15th row: K5. Center dec. K5. 11 sts.
17th row: K4. Center dec. K4. 9 sts.
19th row: K3. Center dec. K3. 7 sts.
21st row: K2. Center dec. K2. 5 sts.
23rd row: K1. Center dec. K1. 3 sts.
25th row: Center dec. Fasten off. Sew Leaf to top of Apple.

Hanging Loop: With B, cast on 15 sts. Cast off.
Fold Loop in half and sew to top of Apple.