Vintage Quilt Patchwork Dishcloth and Blanket (Knit)
Assemble your dishcloths into a beautiful blanket. Check the dishcloth and blanket measurements, as well as gauge.
- 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
Dishcloth: Approx 8½" [21.5cm] square
Blanket: Approx 51" x 68" [129.5 x 173cm]
19 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10cm] in garter st.
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.
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.