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ALPHABET DISHCLOTH: D – OhLaLana!

D dishcloth pattern alphabet dishcloth knitting pattern ohlalana

Fourth pattern of my Alphabet dishcloths series 🙂 If you want to add it to your Ravelry library, click here. In a few days I will be publishing together the E and F patterns.

Cecilia

PS: you can also use this pattern as a blanket block. It has the same number of stitches and rows as my “52 square pickup” ones 😉

ALPHABET DISHCLOTH: D

D dishcloth pattern alphabet dishcloth knitting pattern ohlalana

MATERIALS

  • 1 straight needle US 7 (4.5 mm) for Casting on and Binding Off sts.
  • 1 pair of straight needles US 6 (4 mm).
  • Approx. 70 yds (64 m) of DK yarn (8 ply). OR 140 yds (128 m) of light fingering yarn (approx 3 ply) USED DOUBLE.
  • Tapestry needle to weave in yarn ends and scissors.

GAUGE / TENSION

21 sts x 28 rows in stocking st with US 6 (4 mm needles) and DK yarn =  4” x 4” (10 cm x 10 cm)

NOTE: the gauge / tension is not particularly important to make dishcloths. The final measure of my square, with my tension, is 8.5” x 8.5” (22 cm x 22 cm).

ABBREVIATIONS

  • CO: cast on
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side
  • st: stitch
  • k: knit
  • p: purl

INSTRUCTIONS

PLEASE NOTE that if you support me in PATREON you already have a copy of this pattern as PDF, ready to download, in the post “Alphabet dishcloths series update: D”.

– CO 43 sts with US 7 (4.5 mm) needles.

– With US 6 (4 mm) needles, knit 4 rows.

– Continue working for 55 rows as follows:

4 garter sts, D Pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts.

– Knit 4 rows.

– Bind off with US 7 (4.5 mm) needle. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

D dishcloth pattern alphabet dishcloth knitting pattern ohlalana

D PATTERN: WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS

Row 1) and every following odd row (RS) k all sts

Row 2) p all sts

Row 4) p all sts

Row 6) p2, k20, p13

Row 8) p2, k23, p10

Row 10) p2, k25, p8

Row 12) p2, k27, p6

Row 14) p4, k6, p11, k10, p4

Row 16) p4, k6, p14, k8, p3

Row 18) p4, k6, p16, k7, p2

Row 20) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 22) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 24) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 26) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 28) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 30) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 32) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 34) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 36) p4, k6, p17, k6, p2

Row 38) p4, k6, p16, k7, p2

Row 40) p4, k6, p14, k8, p3

Row 42) p4, k6, p11, k10, p4

Row 44) p2, k27, p6

Row 46) p2, k25, p8

Row 48) p2, k23, p10

Row 50) p2, k20, p13

Row 52) p all sts

Row 54) p all sts

Row 55) k all sts

D PATTERN – CHART

  • Read all odd rows from right to left, and all even rows from left to right.

D KNITTING Pattern alphabet dishcloth pattern free dishcloth pattern ohlalana

STITCH GLOSSARY  

Garter Stitch  

k all sts, all rows.

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