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Topic: sunshine dishcloth (Now with Tutorial!)  (Read 2076 times)
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kstaron
« on: November 20, 2008 01:35:32 PM »

I attempted a standard dishcloth by starting with three stitches and adding 2 each row. Then I ran out of yarn.  It wasn't until I took it off the needles that I realized it looked like a sunset. So It's my little sunshine dishcloth that makes me smile every time I go into the kitchen.
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-Cougar1
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2008 01:37:48 PM »

How cute!  It does look like a sunset. 
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myklia
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2008 03:18:59 PM »

I totally love it, now I want to do that.  How cool.
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kstaron
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2008 04:25:34 AM »

TUTORIAL!

Materials:
Cotton worsted weight yarn
Sz 8 needles (or to gauge recommended by yarn)

CO 3 stitches.
First row: Knit front and back of first two stitches, Knit remainder of row (Increases stitch count by two at the beginning of the row.)
All the other rows: Repeat that until you've got about 50 or so stitches on the needles.
Cast off.

Basically this was a failure of my ability to read directions when starting a standard dishcloth. Instead of one increase per row I made two, which increased the rows so fast they curved over each other making a semicircle.
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