Vintage Quilt Patchwork Dishcloth and Blanket (Knit)
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Vintage Quilt Patchwork Dishcloth and Blanket (Knit)

Assemble your dishcloths into a beautiful blanket. Check the dishcloth and blanket measurements, as well as gauge.

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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream® (Solids: 70.9 ga./2.5 oz., 109m/120 yds., Ombres: 56.7 ga./2 oz., 86m/95 yds.) Yarn – Natural Ombre, Soft Ecru, Warm Brown and Faded Denim Ombre (10 Balls Each)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Dishcloth: Approx 8½" [21.5cm] square

Blanket: Approx 51" x 68" [129.5 x 173cm]

GAUGE

19 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10cm] in garter st.

 

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximately

Inc1 = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch

RS = Right side

K = Knit

K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.

MB = [(K1. P1) 3 times. K1] all in next stitch. Pass 6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st stitches separately over 7th stitch. 1 stitch remains. Bobble complete.

P = Purl

Rem = Remaining

Rep = Repeat(s)

Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Yo = Yarn over

 

DISHCLOTH (1 BLANKET SQUARE)

Cast on 1 st.

1st row: (RS). (K1. P1. K1) all in st. 3 sts.

2nd row: Knit.

3rd row: Inc 1 st in first st. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 5 sts.

4th row: Knit.

5th row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 7 sts.

6th row: Knit.

7th row: As 5th row. 9 sts.

8th row: Purl.

9th row: Inc 1 st in first st. K1. MB. K3. MB. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 11 sts.

10th row: Purl.

11th to 16th rows: Rep 5th and 6th rows 3 times more. 17 sts.

17th row: As 5th row. 19 sts.

18th row: Purl.

19th row: Inc 1 st in first st. K2. (MB. K3) 3 times. MB. K1. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 21 sts.

20th row: Purl.

21st to 26th rows: Rep 5th and 6th rows 3 times more. 27 sts.

27th row: As 5th row. 29 sts.

28th row: Purl.

29th row: Inc 1 st in first st. K3. (MB. K3) 5 times. MB. K2. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 31 sts.

30th row: Purl.

31st to 36th rows: Rep 5th and 6th rows 3 times more. 37 sts.

37th row: Inc 1 st in first st. *K2tog. yo. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Inc 1 st in next st. K1. 39 sts.

38th row: Knit.

39th to 42nd rows: Rep 5th and 6th rows twice more. 43 sts.

43rd to 54th rows: Rep 37th to 42nd rows twice more. 55 sts.

55th row: K1. K2tog. Knit to last 3 sts. ssk. K1. 53 sts.

56th row: Knit.

Rep last 2 rows until 5 sts rem.

Next row: K1. K3tog. K1. 3 sts.

Next row: K1. P1. K1.

Next row: K3tog. Fasten off.

 

BLANKET

Make 48 Dishcloths (12 each in A, B, C and D). Sew tog as shown in assembly

diagram noting placement of textured rows (1st to 54th rows) shown with diagonal

lines on each Dishcloth.