Sixth pattern of my Alphabet dishcloths series 🙂 If you want to add it to your Ravelry library, click here

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: F

F 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, F 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.

F dishcloth pattern alphabet dishcloth knitting pattern ohlalana

F 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, k10, p23

Row 8) p2, k10, p23

Row 10) p2, k10, p23

Row 12) p2, k10, p23

Row 14) p4, k6, p25

Row 16) p4, k6, p25

Row 18) p4, k6, p25

Row 20) p4, k6, p25

Row 22) p4, k6, p25

Row 24) p4, k6, p10, k4, p11

Row 26) p4, k20, p11

Row 28) p4, k20, p11

Row 30) p4, k20, p11

Row 32) p4, k6, p10, k4, p11

Row 34) p4, k6, p25

Row 36) p4, k6, p25

Row 38) p4, k6, p25

Row 40) p4, k6, p25

Row 42) p4, k6, p18, k5, p2

Row 44) p2, k31, p2

Row 46) p2, k31, p2

Row 48) p2, k31, p2

Row 50) p2, k31, p2

Row 52) p all sts

Row 54) p all sts

Row 55) k all sts

F PATTERN – CHART

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

F dishcloth pattern alphabet dishcloth knitting pattern ohlalana

STITCH GLOSSARY  

Garter Stitch  

k all sts, all rows.

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