Bee Dishcloth

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Bee Dishcloth

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Brighten up your kitchen with this whimsical Bee Dishcloth. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 9" [23 cm] square, excluding wings and antennae.
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The materials for this project cost $11.42

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 9" [23 cm] square, excluding wings and antennae.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Sunshine, 00073Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Black, 00002Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | White, 00001Edit Color
$2.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $11.42

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

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

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 9" [23 cm] square, excluding wings and antennae.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast A Sunshine (00073) 1
Contrast B Black (00002) 1
Contrast C White (00001) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

18 sts and 34 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter st.

INSTRUCTIONS

With B, cast on 2 sts.
**1st row: (RS). K1. yo. K1. 3 sts.
2nd row: K1. yo. K2. 4 sts.
3rd row: K1. yo. Knit to end of row. 5 sts.**
4th to 14th rows: Rep last row 11 times more. 16 sts.
15th to 18th rows: With A, K1. yo. Knit to end of row. 20 sts at end of 18th row.
19th to 22nd rows: With B, K1. yo. Knit to end of row. 24 sts at end of 22nd row.
Last 8 rows form Stripe Pat.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until there are 54 sts and ending with 2 rows of B.

Next row: With B, K1. K2tog. Knit to end of row.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last row until there are 28 sts and ending with 4 rows of A. Break A.

With B only, rep last row until there are 3 sts.
Next row: (Cast on 10 sts. Cast off 11 sts) twice for Antennae. Fasten off.

Wings (make 2).
With C, cast on 2 sts. Rep from ** to ** as given above.
Rep last row until there are 24 sts. Cast off.
Sew Wings to Body as shown in picture.