A New Twist On Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth

This is a list of patterns using the basic grandmother's favorite dishcloth pattern, only with a new twist.

Thursday, July 28, 2005

Grandmother's Favorite-The Original

Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth
Designer: Unknown
Rating: Easy Materials: Sugar and Cream yarn; Size 6 or 7 needles (US)
Cast on 4 stitches
Row 1: Knit 4
Row 2: Knit 2, yarn over, knit across the row.
Repeat Row 2 until you have 44 stitches on the needle.
Row 3: Knit 1, Knit 2 together, yarn over, knit 2 together, knit to the end of the row.
Repeat Row 3 until you have 4 stitches on the needle.
You can now either bind off or do a round of single crochet and make a little loop of chain stitches in one corner so you can hang the cloth to dry when you are finished using it..


At 6:16 AM, Blogger Häkelhaken said...

Hallo Ruth!
Hast du vieleicht bitte die Anleitung auch in Deutsch? Möchte Samstag verreisen und diese mitnehmen. Die gefallen mir so gut.
Antwort bitte an: mueller302@web.de

At 1:48 PM, Blogger MagicCab said...

This is an easy pattern to do. I love it. By the way the last lady who posted is asking "Please write the pattern in German language. I now enough German to help.

At 7:06 PM, Blogger MagicCab said...

instructions in German:
Darsteller auf 4 Stiche Zeile 1: Zeile 2: Stricken Knit 4, yarn over, knit 2 in der Zeile. Wiederholen Sie Zeile 2 bis 44 maschen auf der Nadel. Zeile 3: Knit 1, yarn over, Knit 2 together, stricken, stricken 2 gemeinsam bis zum Ende der Zeile. Wiederholen Sie Zeile 3 bis 4 Stiche auf die Nadel. Sie können nun entweder bind off oder eine runde der single crochet und machen sie eine kleine Schleife der Kette stichdaten in einer Ecke und so kann man sich das Tuch zu trocknen, wenn sie ihn..

At 11:27 AM, Blogger Christ In Me said...

I've tried a lot of other patterns, but this one is superior (or any garter stitch one). I like it best because you cah lay it over the sink divider and it will not sour. Enough air surrounds each stitch, that it dries before attracting mildewy stuff. I like the looks of several others, but this one is the most practical, IMO.

At 3:15 PM, Blogger Jeanie said...

Try using allhemp6 yarn, it's antibacterial and never smells moldy or musty, that's all I use for dishcloth's anymore

At 10:44 AM, Blogger eight by six said...

I use this pattern for wash cloths for the shower. Amanda

At 9:55 AM, Blogger Linda CP said...

Thank you for posting this. I am teaching a friend to knit and wanted to give her something to finish quickly (for gratification). But I could not find my old dish cloth pattern anywhere. I googled it got yours. I was so thankful to find it. BTW, she finished hers and was thrilled to have something she knitted that she could use.

At 3:15 PM, Blogger Sissy F said...

My mother use to make these, but has since passed away and I could not find her pattern..Thank you, so , so much for posting this..

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