Citrus Dishcloth
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Citrus Dishcloth

These citrus dishcloths are great for summer. You can use them to clean up the kitchen or to place under your summer drinks.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Yarn (70.9 ga./2.5 oz.; 109 m/120 yds.) – Yellow (MC), Hot Green (MC) or Hot Orange (MC) and White (Contrast A)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7)
  • Scissors

Project Instructions


Approx 8" (20.5cm) diameter.


Alt = Alternate(ing).

Approx = Approximately.

K = Knit.

Pat = Pattern.

Rem = Remain(ing).

Rep = Repeat.

RS = Right side.

St(s) = Stitch(es).

Tog = Together.

WS = Wrong side.


With MC, cast on 15 sts.

1st row: (WS). Knit.

Proceed in pat as follows:

1st row: (RS). With MC, K14. Turn. Leave rem st unworked.

2nd and alt rows: Knit.

3rd row: K12. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

5th row: K10. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

7th row: K8. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

9th row: K6. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

11th row: K4. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

13th and 14th rows: With A, knit across all 15 sts.

Rep last 14 rows 10 times more, then rep 1st to 13th rows once.

With A, cast off knitwise (WS).


Weave a length of A through center sts and pull in tightly to close circle as shown in picture. Sew cast on and cast off edges tog, leaving ridge of A prominent on RS of work.

With A, cast on 15 sts for hanging loop. Cast off.

Fold loop in half and sew to outer edge at seam.


GAUGE 18 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10cm) in garter st. Note: 1 ball of MC will make 2 Dishcloths.