FREE PATTERN #6 - Diamond Lil One-Ounce Dishcloth


Just K and P.
What could be simpler?
Textured pattern has a different look on the front and back.  Use brightly colored yarns to show off your diamonds.

Size: approx. 8 x 8 in.
Needles:  U.S. Size 6  (4 mm)
Yarn:  1 oz. kitchen cotton, 44-46 yds (pictured, Peaches & Creme, Bright Orange)
Gauge:  17sts and 24 rows = 4"

CO 34sts.
Knit across 4 rows for border.

Begin Diamond Pattern:
Row 1 (WS): K3, *P1, K8; rep from * to last 4 sts. P1, K3.
Row 2 (RS):  K5, *P6, K3; rep from * to last 5 sts, K5.
Row 3:  K3, *P3, K4; rep from * to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 4:  *K7, P2; rep from * to last 7 sts, K7.
Row 5:  K3, P to last 3 sts, K3.
Row 6:  Rep Row 4.
Row 7:  Rep Row 3.
Row 8:  K5, *P6, K3; rep from * to last 2sts, K2.

Rep Rows 1-8 four more times.
Then knit across 4 additional rows for border.

BO all 34 sts in knit.
Weave in ends.

As with other dishcloth patterns, you may need to adjust your needle size to accommodate your knitting tension and still use just one ounce of yarn.