Showing posts with label dishcloth. Show all posts
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Monday, June 29, 2020

Ruth's Kitchen Towel

A Free Knitting Pattern


It's been a while since I have shared a free knitting pattern. I recently made a crochet version of this towel. You can find it on Ravelry here. When I was finished with it I knew I wanted to make a knit version and so here it is. 

This is the hanging kitchen towel you always wanted. It is soft with the perfect subtle texture to get your hands dry. It is constructed just right so that it will hang in place without going anywhere.  Make a couple of matching dishcloths for the perfect house warming gift. 

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Ruth's Kitchen Towel


Designer: Julia Schwartz

Yarn: Any worsted cotton. 2 colors needed. Model used Lion Brand yarn: Re-up, 85% cotton, 15% polyester, 114 yards, 2.5 oz.

Needle: 7/ 4.5mm

Notions: Tapestry needle

Size: I wasn’t sure how to measure this. 5 ½ by 15 ½

Gauge: 18 sts x 28 rows = 4 in

Stitches Used: K (knit), P (purl), k2tog (knit 2 together)

Copyright: Julia Schwartz.

Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact Julia.diligence@gmail.com.

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This is a free Pattern right here on the blog. Just keep scrolling down to find the pattern. If you would like an ads free, printer friendly PDF version I have them for sale in my Ravelry Shop for 3.00 and for sale in my LoveCrafts Shop When you purchase this pattern you will receive the pattern that you see on the Blog post plus the bonus chart and legend to help you complete your hat. 



Pattern Instructions


Main towel section


With Color A, cast on 60 stitches using your favorite cast on method

Rows 1-3: (K2, P2) Repeat 14 xs for a total of 60 stitches

Rows 4-6: (P2, k2) repeat 14 xs for a total of 60 stitches

Rows 7-9: (K2, P2) Repeat 14 xs for a total of 60 stitches

Row 10: With color B, k for a total of 60 stitches

Row 11: P for a total of 60 stitches

Row 12: K for a total of 60 stitches

Row 13: P for a total of 60 stitches

Row 14: With color A, k for a total of 60 stitches

Rows 15- 63: Repeat rows 1 and 2.

Cast off and break yarn.


Towel topper


Have the colored stripe towards the bottom with the knit side facing out. Fold the sides toward the middle so that the sides touch each other.


Row 1:
With color B, pull up a loop through both sections of fabric in each stitch until you have 30 loops evenly across the folded towel.

Row 2- 40: K for a total of 30 sts

Row 41: K 1, k2tog, k 24, k2tog, k 1

Row 42: K for a total of 28 sts

Row 43: K 1, k2tog, k 22, k2tog, k 1

Row 44: K for a total of 26 sts

Row 45: K 1, k2tog, k 20, k2tog, k 1

Row 46: K for a total of 24 sts

Row 47: K 1, k2tog, k 18, k2tog, k 1

Row 48: K for a total of 22 sts

Row 49: K 1, k2tog, k 16, k2tog, k 1

Row 50: K for a total of 20 sts

Row 51: K 1, k2tog, k 14, k2tog, k 1

Row 52: K for a total of 18 sts

Row 53: K 1, k2tog, k 12, k2tog, k 1

Row 54: K for a total of 16 sts

Cast off and break yarn.


Band


With color B, cast on 5 stitches along the side of the towel topper starting at row 40 and working down toward row 30.

Row 1-37(or until the band stretches across the towel topper): K for a total of 5 sts.

Cast off and break yarn with a long tail. Using the long tail, wip stitch the band to the other side of the towel topper.

Weave in all your ends.



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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Douglas Fir Dishcloth

A Free Knitting Pattern 



This will be my last Holiday Gift Pattern for 2017. It's crazy that 2018 is so close upon us. Almost 20 years ago we were going crazy over Y2K. I'm so happy the clocks kept going.

Do you have a favorite Christmas tree story? When I was a little girl my family liked going to this out in the middle of nowhere tree farm to pick out our tree. I remember the first year we did it. We totally miss judged the length of the tree. It was gigantic, and my dad had to spend quite a while trimming the tree to get it to fit in our house. The next year we were wiser and picked out a much smaller one. There are also lots of stories my sister could tell of the cat knocking the tree over on her.

I have a little pattern today to bring back some of those memories. I say little, but this dishcloth is bigger than what I usually make them, because I like little dishcloths. Other people will probably say it is just right at 7 1/2 by 7 1/2


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Douglas Fir Dishcloth

Designer: Julia Schwartz
Yarn: Bernat HandiCrafter 100% cotton color Sonoma Print
Needles: size 7 (4.5mm)
Notions: yarn needle to weave in your ends
Size: 7 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches
Gauge: 20 st for 4 in and 26 rows
Stitch terms: 
k: knit, p:purl, k2tog: knit 2 together, bl: back loop, m1: make 1, p wise: purl wise, p2tog: purl 2 together,
Notes: 
All of the rows start with a seed st border, sometimes you will see a (K 2, k,p,k,p) you wil knit 3 in this instance. It is just my way of differentiating the boarder from the rest of the pattern. I have highlighted the rows that there will be multiple repeats for easy finding. 
Copyright:
Julia Schwartz. Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact me through e-mail.


Instructions


Cast on 32 sts ( I used the twisted German Long tail)

Row 1: (P, k) repeat (to)
Row 2: (K, p) Repeat (to)
Row 3-6: Repeat row 1 and 2
Row 7: P, k, p, k, k 24, p,k,p,k
Row 8: K, p, k,p, k 24, k, p, k, p
Row 9- 10: Repeat row 7 and 8

Row 11: P, k, p, k, p 4, k 16, p 4, p, k, p, k

Row 12: Repeat row 8
Row 13: Repeat row 11

Row 14: k,p,k,p, k 4, p 16, k 4, k,p,k,p

Row 15: Repeat row 11
Row 16: Repeat 14

Row 17: p,k,p,k, p 4, place 4 stitches onto the cable needle, place cable needle behind work, k 4, k cable stitches, place next 4 st on cable needle, place cable needle in front of your work, k 4, k cable stitches, p 4, p,k,p,k

Row 18: Repeat row 14
Row 19: Repeat row 11
Row 20: Repeat row 14
Row 21: Repeat row 11
Row 22: Repeat row 14
Row 23: repeat row 17
Row 24: repeat row 14
Row 25: p,k,p,k, p 4, m 1 p wise, k2tog through bl, k 12, k2tog, M1 p wise, p 4, p,k,p,k
Row 26: k,p,k,p, k 5, p 14, k 5, k,p,k,p
Row 27: p,k,p,k, p 5, m1 p wise, k2tog through bl, k 10, M1 p wise, p 5, p,k,p,k
Row 28: k,p,k,p, k 6, p 12, k 6, k,p,k,p
Row 29: P,k,p,k, p 6,  place 3 stitches onto the cable needle, place cable needle behind work, k 3, k cable stitches, place next 3 st on cable needle, place cable needle in front of your work, k 3, k cable stitches, p 6, p,k,p,k

Row 30: repeat row 28
Row 31: P,k,p,k, p 6, m1 p wise, k2tog through bl, k 8, k2tog, m1 p wise, p,k,p,k
Row 32: K,p,k,p, k 7, p 10, k 7, k,p,k,p
Row 33: p,k,p,k, p 7, m1 p wise, k2tog through bl, k 6, k2tog, m1 p wise, p 6, p,k,p,k
Row 34: K,p,k,p, k 8, p 8, k 8, 
Row 35: P,k,p,k, p 8,  place 2 stitches onto the cable needle, place cable needle behind work, k 2, k cable stitches, place next 2 st on cable needle, place cable needle in front of your work, k 2, k cable stitches, p 8, p,k,p,k

Row 36: Repeat row 34
Row 37: P, k, p,k, p 8, m1 p wise, k2tog through bl, k 4, k2tog, M1 p wise, p 8, p,k,p,k
Row 38: K,p,k,p, k 9, m1, p2tog, p 2, p2tog, m1, k 9, k,p,k,p
Row 39: P,k,p,k, p 10,  place 2 stitches onto the cable needle, place cable needle behind work, k 2, k cable stitches, p 10, p,k,p,k
Row 40: k,p,k,p k 10, m1, p2tog, p2tog, m1, k 10, k,p,k,p
Row 41: P,k,p,k, p 24, p,k,p,k
Row 42: K,p,k,p, k 24, k,p,k,p
Row 43- 47: repeat row 1 and 2
cast off. weave in your ends.

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