Mary's Simple, but Pretty, Dish Cloth
You will need
- Worsted Weight cotton yarn
- US size 10(6mm) straight needles.
- A needle for weaving in ends
- Optional, a crochet hook of same size to your straight needles for the hanging loop
Cast on 31 with whatever cast on you like
Rows 1-4) Knit
Row 5) Knit 2, *YO, K2tog* repeat from * - * across to the last stitch, Knit 1
Row 6) Knit across
Row 7) Knit 2, YO, K2tog, knit to the last 3 stitches, YO, K2tog, knit 1
Row 8) Knit across
Repeat Rows 7 and 8 until the dish cloth measures 7 inches from the cast on edge, ending on a Row 8.
Repeat Row 5
Knit for 4 rows
Bind off, weave in ends.
For a hanging loop, after you've bound off, but before you break your yarn, take your knitting needle out of the stitch, and slip your crochet hook in. Chain 10, slip stitch back in to the dish cloth at or near where your chain started. Weave in your ends as you normally would.