I have revised and reworked my Dishcloth #2 pattern. I must not have been feeling very creative the day I named it!
I hope you enjoy this new version. The crochet edging is optional. In my picture at left, the tan cloth has the edging and the white with pink cloth does not.
Skill Level: Beginner
Needles: US 7
Yarn: Peaches & Cream or Sugar n’Cream worsted weight cotton in two colors
Gauge: Not really important for this pattern. My gauge: 6 sts = 1” in pattern
wyif – with yarn in front
wyib – with yarn in back
Color A is the background color.
With A CO 38 stitches
Purl 1 row
Rows 1 & 2: With B knit
Row 3: With A, k6, *sl2 wyib, k6; repeat from *
Row 4: With A, p6, * sl2 wyif, p6; repeat from *
Row 5: With B, k6, *sl2 wyib, k6; repeat from *
Row 6: With B, knit
Row 7 : With A knit
Row 8: With A purl
Row 9 & 10: With B, knit
Row 11: With A, k2, * sl2 wyib, k6; repeat from *, ending with sl2 wyib, k2
Row 12: With A, p2, sl2 wyif, *sl 2 wyif, p6; repeat from *, ending with sl2 wyif, p2
Row 13: With B, k2, * sl2 wyib, k6; repeat from *, ending with sl2 wyib, k2
Row 14: With B, knit
Row 15: With A knit
Row 16: With A, purl
Repeat rows 1-16 again, then repeat rows 1-8 once more.
Bind off & weave in ends.
For optional crochet edging, single crochet around the entire cloth, working 3 sc at each corner, with color of choice.