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6 Knitted Eco Dishcloths + Tutorials


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This Eco-Friendly pattern is for 6 different dishcloths - a great way for knitters to learn new stitches, save money on paper towels & help save the planet too. The pattern is 8 pages long and filled with pictures and information. These dishcloths are great as holiday gifts throughout the year. I love to use dishcloths in seasonal colors to make the holidays more fun. The pattern is: > Great for beginners and experienced knitters. > Quick to knit. > Includes color photos of each stitch. > Gives step-by-step directions in English not "Knit-speak". > Includes charts for each stitch. > Includes tutorials on making dishcloths durable, laundering them, explaining the stitches, and suggesting other ways to use the stitches for garments. > Makes perfect size cloths for doing dishes and cleaning counters. > Produces durable, machine washable dishcloths or washcloths. > Uses less than 6 ounces of worsted weight cotton for all 6 cloths. > Costs very little to make the cloths. > Takes very little time to knit. > Ends excessive use of wasteful, expensive paper towels. > Includes email access to the designer (me) for any questions that may arise. All of my patterns are Teaching Patterns. I carefully proofread them many times to make sure they are accurate and easy to follow. I've been selling patterns for years and never had anyone write me with problems. *** The big stack of 24 dishcloths were all made with Dishcloth Design #1 in this 6 cloth pattern. They were made in a week or so by my Facebook Friend and Customer Kath, a new knitter. Everyone is amazed that she could make them so fast, but as she said, the first cloth pattern is Really Easy!!! I love the colors she chose. Now she'll almost never need to buy paper towels! Bravo Kath! *** ------------------------------------------- The pattern is copyrighted by KnittingGuru - VB Designs, LLC, 2011. All rights reserved. The copyright is legally binding. The pattern, text and images may not be copied, sold, or distributed by any means. You may sell dishcloths you make from this pattern, but please credit the designs to KnittingGuru and link back to this pattern page: BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You need to know how to knit and purl. GAUGE 20 stitches = 4 inches/10 centimeters SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Each dishcloth is 7 inches square.

Supplies Needed

  • 6 ounces Worsted Weight Cotton to make all 6 dishcloths.
  • Knitting needles size 8
  • Large eyed blunt yarn sewing needle

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My Mom taught me to knit & crochet when I was only 4 years old! I couldn't read yet, so I had to design my own patterns! My background as a teacher & writer enable me to make accurate, easy to follow patterns. They're all teaching patterns that provide tips & tutorials to improve knitting/crochet skills. My email is on every pattern & I'm always happy to answer questions. .