Number 6 Dishcloth

Number 6 Knitting pattern (NUMBERS Series)


The entire pattern is written and charted below, ready to be used to make dishcloths, washcloths, blanket or rug blocks… 🙂

Happy knitting!


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  • 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.


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).


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


– 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, Number 6 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.

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Number 6 dishcloth knitting 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) p11, k13, p11

Row 8) p8, k19, p8

Row 10) p6, k23, p6

Row 12) p5, k25, p5

Row 14) p4, k11, p5, k11, p4

Row 16) p4, k8, p11, k8, p4

Row 18) p4, k7, p13, k7, p4

Row 20) p4, k10, p7, k9, p5

Row 22) p4, k25, p6

Row 24) p4, k23, p8

Row 26) p5, k19, p11

Row 28) p6, k7, p3, k5, p14

Row 30) p7, k7, p21

Row 32) p8, k7, p20

Row 34) p9, k7, p19

Row 36) p10, k7, p18

Row 38) p11, k7, p17

Row 40) p12, k7, p16

Row 42) p13, k7, p15

Row 44) p14, k7, p14

Row 46) p15, k7, p13

Row 48) p16, k7, p12

Row 50) p17, k7, p11

Row 52) p all sts

Row 54) p all sts

Row 55) k all sts

Number 6 dishcloth knitting pattern: CHART

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



Garter Stitch  

k all sts, all rows.

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