Pineapple Dishcloth

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Pineapple Dishcloth

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Get into the spirit of the tropics with this fun-to-knit pineapple dishcloth.

Single Size
Approx 7 x 12" [18 x 30.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $8.93

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Approx 7 x 12" [18 x 30.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

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

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Sage Green, 00084Edit Color
$2.49

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95
The materials for this project cost $8.93

Abbreviations

K = knit

K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.

P = purl

P3(4,n)tog = Purl next 3(4, ) stitches together.

RS = right side

Sl2 = Slip next 2 stitches together knitwise.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 7 x 12" [18 x 30.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Dishcloth
Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Yellow (00010) 1
Contrast A Sage Green (00084) 1
Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

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

INSTRUCTIONS

With MC, cast on 24 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: K1. P1. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, purl to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
3rd row: K2. *Sl5, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 5 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 5 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K5tog. P5tog. K5tog. P5tog. K5tog). Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
4th row: K1. P1. Dropping extra loops of each st, knit to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
5th row: Cast on 3 sts. Knit to end of row.
6th row: Cast on 2 sts. K1. P1. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, purl to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
7th row: As 3rd row.
8th row: As 4th row.
Rep 5th to 8th rows twice more. 39 sts.
Proceed as follows:
Next row: (RS). Knit.
Next row: K1. P1. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, purl to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Next row: K2. Sl2, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 2 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 2 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K2tog. P2tog). *Sl 5, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 5 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle.
Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 5 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K5tog. P5tog. K5tog. P5tog. K5tog). Rep from * to last 5 sts. Sl 3, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 3 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle.
Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 3 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K3tog. P3tog. K3tog). K2.
Next row: K1. P1. Dropping extra loops of each st, knit to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Next row: Knit.
Next row: K1. P1. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, purl to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Next row: K2. *Sl5, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 5 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 5 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K5tog. P5tog. K5tog. P5tog. K5tog). Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
Next row: K1. P1. Dropping extra loops of each st, knit to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Dec as follows: 1st row: (RS). (K2tog) 3 times. Knit to last 4 sts. (K2tog) twice. 34 sts.
2nd row: K1. P1. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, purl to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
3rd row: K2. *Sl5, dropping extra loops of each st. Return these 5 slipped sts back onto left-hand needle. Wrapping yarn around needle twice per st, work these 5 sts tog as follows and do not remove sts from left-hand needle until complete: (K5tog. P5tog. K5tog. P5tog. K5tog). Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
4th row: K1. P1. Dropping extra loops of each st, knit to last 2 sts. P1. K1.
Rep last 4 rows twice more. 24 sts. Break MC.

Pineapple Top
With A, proceed as follows.
1st row: (RS). K11. K2tog. K11. 23 sts.
2nd row: K12. Place marker on last st. K11.
3rd row: Cast on 8 sts. Knit to 1 st before marker. K3tog. Knit to end of row.
4th row: Cast on 8 sts. Knit to end of row.
5th row: Cast off 8 sts. Knit to 1 st before marker. K3tog. Knit to end of row.
6th row: Cast off 8 sts. Knit to end of row.
Rep 3rd to 6th rows until 3 sts rem.
Next row: Cast on 13 sts. Knit to end of row.
Next row: Knit.
Cast off.
Fold last 16 st strip in half and attach to top, creating hanging loop as seen in picture.