Cables & Lace Dishcloth Knitting Pattern, designed by Kathy Wesley
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A dishcloth knitting pattern is a good way to practice some new-to-you stitches and techniques. This dishcloth project incorporates cables and lace into its design, giving you the chance to try your hand at both.

Cables & Lace Knitted Dishcloth

Cables & Lace Knitted Dishcloth

So what are you waiting for? Grab your needles and yarn and knitting the Cables & Lace Dishcloth. Then when you’re finished, you’ll have a useful dishcloth for your kitchen. You can also make several to give to friends or to add into the next wedding or bridal shower gift you give.

Skill Level: Easy

Finished Size: 10 inches square

Materials for the Cable & Lace Dishcloth Knitting Pattern

  • Worsted weight yarn* (140 yds/100g per ball): 1 ball rich yellow #1112
  • Size 8 (5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle

*Sample project was completed with Fantasy Naturale (100 percent cotton) from Plymouth Yarn.

Gauge 13 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches/10cm  in St st

To save time, take time to check gauge.

Special Abbreviation C8L (Cable 8 Left): Sl next 4 sts onto cn and hold in front of work, k4, k4 from cn.

Pattern Stitch: Cable Lace Pat

row 1 (rS): K6, p2, k2tog, yo, k1, p2, k3, p2, k8, p2, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, k1, p2, k6.

row 2 and all even-numbered rows: K3, [p3, k2] 3 times, p8, [k2, p3] 3  times, k3.

row 3: K6, p2, k1, yo, ssk, p2, k3, p2, k8, p2, k3, p2, k1, yo, ssk, p2, k6.

rows 5–8: Rep Rows 1–4.

rows 9 and 10: Rep Rows 1 and 2.

row 11: K6, p2, k1, yo, ssk, p2, k3, p2, CBL, p2, k3, p2, k1, yo, ssk, p2, k6.

row 12: Rep Row 2.

Dishcloth Knitting Pattern:

Cast on 44 sts.  Knit 4 rows. Following Cable Lace chart (below) or Cable Lace Pat st, [work Rows 1–12] 3 times, then rep Rows 1–9. Knit 3 rows. Bind off.

2 Responses to Cables & Lace Dishcloth Knitting Pattern, designed by Kathy Wesley

  1. Carol Maritsch says:

    I just love cables and lace together. I will certainly be making this one.

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