Sunday, December 07, 2008

Balsam




Here's a new knit dishcloth pattern I've been working on. I call it Balsam because it reminds me of evergreen cones. One of my testers knit it in turqouise, and it looks like peacock feathers! Enjoy!

Materials:
Worsted weight 100% cotton yarn, approximately 2 oz.
US size 7 knitting needles

Finished size: approximately 9” x 9”

Stitches:
K=knit
P=purl
YO=yarn over
K2tog=knit 2 stitches together
PSSO=pass slipped stitch over

Cast on 39.

Rows 1–6: Knit across.
Rows 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21: K4, P31, K4.
Row 8 (right side): K5, *YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1. Repeat from * to last 4 sts. K4.
Row 10: K5, *YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1. Repeat from * to last 4 sts. K4.
Row 12: K5, *YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1. Repeat from * to last 4 sts. K4.
Row 14: K5, *YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO, K3, YO, K1. Repeat from * to last 4 sts. K4.
Row 16: K4, K2tog, *K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO. Repeat from * to last 13 sts. K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K1, PSSO, K4.
Row 18: K4, K2tog, *K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO. Repeat from * to last 13 sts. K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K1, PSSO, K4.
Row 20: K4, K2tog, *K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO. Repeat from * to last 13 sts. K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K1, PSSO, K4.
Row 22: K4, K2tog, *K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K2tog, PSSO. Repeat from * to last 13 sts. K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, slip 1, K1, PSSO, K4.
Rows 23–38: Repeat rows 7–22
Rows 39–46: Repeat rows 7–14
Rows 47–52: Knit across.

Bind off knitwise.

© 2008. This pattern is for noncommercial use only. Please do not sell the pattern or post the pattern on the Internet. (You may link to this blog post.)

Labels: ,

6 Comments:

Blogger knittinggranny54 said...

very pretty thank you for sharing
grandma steph

6:52 PM  
Blogger A Knitting Junkie said...

That is soooooo pretty! Thanks for sharing it with us.
Hugs
---
Anita...a Knitting Junkie!

7:24 PM  
Blogger Shirley said...

Lovely! Guess what I'm making this weekend? Thanks so much for the pattern. Blessings <><

10:13 PM  
Blogger Sharon said...

What a lovely design! You are very talented. Thanks for sharing with us.

1:43 PM  
Anonymous brogansmomma said...

Very pretty! I think my favourite dish cloths are the handknit ones. Mine are just garter stitch on the bias. Maybe I should branch out and do some "fancy" ones. Thanks for the pattern!

1:15 PM  
Blogger ennadoolf said...

I love this design! I'm going to bookmark this pattern so that when I finish my current knitting projects I can try this one!

5:43 PM  

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home