Tulip Bud Dishcloth

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Tulip Bud Dishcloth

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Elegant knit dishcloth features a simple, stylish tulip bud motif in the center. Shown in Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Yellow, knit on 5 mm needles (U.S. 8).

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Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
The materials for this project cost $3.95


K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

psso = pass slipped stitch over

yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)

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Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
() 1
5 mm needles (U.S. 8).


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Cast on 37 sts.
Knit 14 rows.
Work in Tulip Bud patt as follows:
Row 1: (wrong side) K18, P1, K18.
Row 2: K16, K2tog, yfwd, K1, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, K16.
Row 3: K16, P5, K16.
Row 4: K15, K2tog, yfwd, K3, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, K15.
Row 5: K15, P7, K15.
Row 6: K14, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K1, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K14.
Row 7: K14, P9, K14.
Row 8: K13, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K3, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K13.
Row 9: K13, P4, K1, P1, K1, P4, K13.
Row 10: K12, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K5, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K12.
Row 11: K12, P4, K2, P1, K2, P4, K12.
Row 12: K11, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K3, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K3, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K11. 39 sts.
Row 13: K11, P4, K3, P3, K3, P4, K11.
Row 14: K3, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, K5, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K5, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K5, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K5, K2tog, yfwd, K3. 41 sts.
Row 15: K3, P2, K5, P4, K4, P5, K4, P4, K5, P2, K3.
Row 16: K4, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, K3, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K7, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K7, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K3, K2tog, yfwd, K4. 43 sts.
Row 17: K4, P2, K3, P4, K5, P7, K5, P4, K3, P2, K4.
Row 18: K5, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, K1, [K2tog, yfwd] twice, K9, yfwd, K1, yfwd, K9, [yfwd, sl1, K1, psso] twice, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K5. 45 sts.
Row 19: K5, P2, K1, P4, K6, P9, K6, P4, K1, P2, K5.
Row 20: K6, yfwd, sl1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K2tog, yfwd, K7, sl1, K1, psso, K5, K2tog, K7, yfwd, sl1, K1, psso, yfwd, K3tog, yfwd, K6. 43 sts.
Row 21: K6, P5, K7, P7, K7, P5, K6.
Row 22: K18, sl1, K1, psso, K3, K2tog, K18. 41 sts.
Row 23: K18, P5, K18.
Row 24: K18, sl1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, K18. 39 sts.
Row 25: K18, P3, K18.
Row 26: K18, sl1, K2tog, psso, K18. 37 sts.
Row 27: K18, P1, K18.
Knit 13 rows. Cast off.