Watermelon Dishcloth
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Watermelon Dishcloth

Is there anything more refreshing than a piece of juicy watermelon on a hot summers day? Refresh your kitchen with a bright watermelon dishcloth! They are perfect for summer.

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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar ’n Cream® Yarn (70.9 ga./2.5 oz.; 109m/120 yds.) – Watermelon MC (1 Ball), Kiwi
  • Contrast A (1 Ball) and White Contrast B (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • Seed Embroidery – Warm Brown
  • Scissors
 

Project Instructions

Abbreviations

Approx = Approximately

K= Knit

K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together

Rem = Remain(ing)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

WS= Wrong side

 

INSTRUCTIONS

With A, cast on 34 sts.

Knit 3 rows (garter st), noting 1st row is WS. Break A.

Next row: With B, (K10. K2tog) twice. K10. 32 sts.

Next row: With B, knit. Break B.

Next row: With MC, (K9. K2tog) twice. K10. 30 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K9. K2tog) twice. K8. 28 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K8. K2tog) twice. K8. 26 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K7. K2tog) twice. K8. 24 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K7. K2tog) twice. K6. 22 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K6. K2tog) twice. K6. 20 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K5. K2tog) twice. K6. 18 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K5. K2tog) twice. K4. 16 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K4. K2tog) twice. K4. 14 sts.

Knit 3 rows even.

Next row: (K3. K2tog) twice. K4. 12 sts.

Knit 1 row even.

Next row: (K3. K2tog) twice. K2. 10 sts.

Knit 1 row even.

Next row: (K2. K2tog) twice. K2. 8 sts.

Knit 1 row even.

Next row: (K2tog) 4 times. 4 sts.

Knit 1 row even.

Next row: (K2tog) twice. 2 sts.

Next row: K2tog. Do not fasten off. 1 st rem on needle.

Place rem st on left-hand needle. Cast on 14 sts for hanging loop. Cast off.

Fold loop in half and sew end to top of point.

With brown yarn, work chain st embroidery for ‘seeds’ as shown in photo.

Tips

MEASUREMENT: Approx 7½" x 7½" (19 x 19cm). GAUGE: 18 sts and 32 rows = 4" (10cm) in garter st.