Textured Knit Dishcloth

Designed by :Kara Gunza

Materials Needed

Finished dishcloths measure approximately 8 in. × 8 in.
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Knitting AbbreviationsComplete Beginners Guide to Knitting, Easy Crochet Hook Bind Off.

Pattern Instructions

  • Cast on 37 stitches (I used the long tail cast on method).
  • Row 1: Slip first st purlwise, purl across.
  • Row 2: Slip first st knitwise, knit across.
  • Row 3: Slip first st purlwise, purl 2, knit until 3 sts remain, purl 3.
  • Row 4: Slip first st knitwise, knit 2, purl until 3 sts remain, knit 3.
  • Row 5: Slip first st purlwise, purl 2, knit until 3 sts remain, purl 3.
  • Row 6: Slip first st knitwise, knit 2, purl 2, knit until 5 sts remain, purl 2, knit 3.
  • Row 7: Slip first st purlwise, purl 2, knit 2, *knit 1, purl 1, rep from * across until 6 sts remain, knit 3, purl 3.
  • Rows 8 through 41: Repeat Rows 6 and 7.
  • Row 42: Slip first st knitwise, knit 2, purl until 3 sts remain, knit 3.
  • Row 43: Slip first st purlwise, purl 2, knit until 3 sts remain, purl 3.
  • Row 44: Slip first st knitwise, knit across.
  • Row 45: Slip first st purlwise, purl across.
  • Bind off and weave in ends (check out my easy crochet hook bind off method here!).
  • Block to shape if desired (see How to Block Knit and Crochet Items).