Archive for January, 2009

Little Crosses Dish Towel

January 26, 2009

Little Crosses Dish TowelSize G hook

Cotton yarn (I used Peaches & Creme)

Chain 49

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in next ch sp, crossing over last two dc’s dc in ch sp before first dc (forming a cross), [skip 1 ch sp and dc in next 2 ch sp, dc in skipped ch sp] repeat between[ ] 13 times, dc in last ch sp.

Rows 2-16: Turn, ch 3, [sk next dc and dc in next 2 dc, dc in skipped dc] repeat between [ ] 15 times, dc in last st.

Row 17: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 18: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog across

Row 19: Turn, ch 3,  [dc next 2 st tog, dc in next dc] across row

Row 20: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 21: Turn, ch 3, [dc next 2 st tog, dc in next dc] across row

Row 22: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, dc in next 5 st, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Row 23: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, dc in next 3 st, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Rows 24-31: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 32: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, ch 2, skip next dc, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Row 33: Turn, ch 1, sc across with 1 sc in ch 2 sp

Row 34: Do not turn, ch 1, reverse sc around entire edge of towel with reverse sc stitch with 3 sc in each corner and evenly spacing rev sc st at ends of rows. Join, cut thread and weave in ends.

Sew a button to row 25 to hang towel.

Utah Beehive dishcloth

January 11, 2009

Utah Beehive dishcloth

I made this dishcloth using cotton yarn and size US3 needles.

Cast on 47 stitches

Knit for 5 rows

Row 6 k4, p39, k4

Row 7 (and all other odd rows) k across

Row 8 k4, p39, k4

Row 10 k4, p6, k11, p5, k11, p6, k4

Row 12 k4, p6, k2, p7, k2, p5, k2, p7, k2, p6, k4

Row 14 k4, p6, k2, p7, k2, p5, k2, p7, k2, p6, k4

Row 16 k4, p6, k2, p7, k2, p5, k2, p7, k2, p6, k4

Row 18 k4, p6, k2, p7, k2, p5, k2, p7, k2, p6, k4

Row 20 k4, p6, k2, p1, k5, p1, k2, p5, k2, p1, k5, p1, k2, p6, k4

Row  22  k4, p6, k2, p8, k2, p3, k2, p8, k2, p6, k4

Row 24 k4, p6, k2, p9, k2, p1, k2, p9, k2, p6, k4

Row 26 k4, p6, k2, p10, k3, p10, k2, p6, k4

Row 28 k4, p6, k2, p23, k2, p6, k4

Row 30 k4,  p6, k2, p2, k 19, p2, k2, p6, k4

Row 32 k4, p6, k2, p23, k2, p6, k4

Row 34 k4, p7, k2, p21, k2, p7, k4

Row 36 k4, p7, k2, p21, k2, p7, k4

Row 38 k4, p7, k2, p21, k2, p7, k4

Row 40 k4, p8, k2, p2, k15, p2, k2, p8, k4

Row 42 k4, p8, k2, p19, k2, p8, k4

Row 44 k4, p8, k2, p19, k2, p8, k4

Row 46 k4, p8, k2, p19, k2, p8, k4

Row 48 k4, p9, k2, p17, k2, p9, k4

Row 50 k4, p9, k2, p2, k13, p2, k2, p9, k4

Row 52 k4, p10, k2, p15, k2, p10, k4

Row 54 k4, p11, k2, p13, k2, p11, k4

Row 56 k4, p12, k3, p9, k3, p12, k4

Row 58 k4, p13, k4, p5, k4, p13, k4

Row 60 k4, p14, k11, p14, k4

Row 62 k4, p16, k 7, p16, k4

Row 64 k4, p39, k4

Row 66 k4, p7, k4, p4, k1, p4, k1, p2, k1, p2, k1, p3, k1, p8, k4

Row 68 k4, p7, k1, p2, k1, p4, k1, p4, k4, p2, k1, p3, k1, p8, k4

Row 70 k4, p7, k1, p2, k1, p4, k1, p4, k1, p2, k1, p2, k5, p8, k4

Row 72 k4, p7, k1, p2, k1, p4, k1, p4, k1, p2, k1, p2, k1, p3, k1, p8, k4

Row 74 k4, p7, k1, p2, k1, p2, k5, p2, k4, p2, k1, p3, k1, p8, k4

Row 76 k4, p39, k4

Row 78 k4, p39, k4

Finish with 5 rows of knit across and then bind off & weave in loose ends.