Diagonal Stitch Dishcloth

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Diagonal Stitch Dishcloth

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With the use of both left- and right-leaning cables, knit these reversible dishcloths in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Single Size
Approx 9” [23 cm] square.
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The materials for this project cost $6.44

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 9” [23 cm] square.

Version

Step 2:

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

Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Yellow, 00010Edit Color
$2.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $6.44

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

C2L = Knit through back loop of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle (behind 1st stitch), then knit 1st stitch, slipping both stitches off needle together.

C2R = Knit into front loop of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle, then knit 1st stitch, slipping both stitches off needle together.

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 9” [23 cm] square.

MATERIALS

Version I - Yellow
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Yellow (00010) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Version II - Tangerine
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here Tangerine (01699)
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Version III - White
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here White (00001)
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Version IV - Hot Orange (shown)
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here Hot Orange (01628)
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Version V - Hot Green
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Change Color Here Hot Green (01712)
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

20 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 37 sts.
Knit 4 rows (garter st), noting first row is WS.
Next row: (WS). K1. *K3. Inc 1 st in next st. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 42 sts.

Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). K2. P1. *P1. C2R. C2L. P1. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P1. K2.
2nd row: K4. *P4. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
3rd row: K2. P1. *C2R. C2L. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P1. K2.
4th row: K5. *P4. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th row: K2. P1. K1. C2L. *P2. C2R. C2L. Rep from * to last 6 sts. P2. K1. P1. K2.
6th row: K3. P1. *K2. P4. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
7th row: K2. P1. C2L. *P2. C2R. C2L. Rep from * to last 7 sts. P2. C2R. P1. K2.
8th row: K3. P2. *K2. P4. Rep from * to last 7 sts. K2. P2. K3.
9th row: K2. P1. K1. *P2. C2R. C2L. Rep from * to last 8 sts. P2. C2R. K1. P1. K2.
10th row: K3. P3. *K2. P4. Rep from * to last 6 sts. K2. P1. K3.
11th row: K2. P3. *C2R. C2L. P2. Rep from * to last 7 sts. C2R. C2L. P1. K2.
12th row: K3. *P4. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
Rep these 12 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 8½” [21.5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS). K1. *K3. K2tog. K3. Rep from * to last st. K1. 37 sts.
Knit 4 rows (garter st).
Cast off knitwise (WS).