Thursday, February 01, 2007
Free "Pi Openwork Dishcloth" Pattern
As promised, here's the free dishcloth pattern. I just ask that you not sell or redistribute the pattern, or sell finished dishcloths made from this pattern. It's for your personal enjoyment!
Pi Openwork Dishcloth
Pattern by Elizabeth Delisi
Cotton worsted-weight yarn (I used Peaches and Cream, color 130 Shaded Pastels)
Size 7 knitting needles
Crochet hook or tapestry needle to weave in ends
Approx. 9x9" square
Pi Openwork pattern stitch:
Multiple of 3
1st row (RS): K2, *YO, K3, with left needle pull first of 3 st. just knitted over last 2 and off the needle; repeat from * to last st., K1.
2nd row and all WS rows: P.
3rd row: K1, *K3, with left needle pull first of 3 st. just knitted over last 2 and off the needle, YO; repeat from * to last two st., K2.
Repeat these four rows for pattern.
Cast on 43 stitches.
K 6 rows in garter stitch.
Row 6: K5, follow Row 1 of Pi Openwork pattern over next 33 stitches, K5.
Row 7: K5, P33 (Row 2 of Pi Openwork pattern), K5.
Row 8: K5, follow Row 3 of Pi Openwork pattern over next 33 stitches, K5.
Row 9: K5, P33 (WS row of Pi Openwork pattern), K5.
Repeat rows 6-9 until piece is 3/4" less than desired length, ending with WS row.
Next 6 rows: Work in garter stitch. Bind off, weave in ends.
Variation: Use seed stitch for border instead of garter stitch.
Questions? Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright 2007 Elizabeth Delisi