Boxy Dishcloth

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A waffle stitch pattern is used for this dishcloth. It has great scrubbing ability with its garter stitch ridges. Each side has a unique pattern so it looks good from any angle. By slipping the first stitch of every row and purling the last stitch, the 2 side edges maintain an attractive appearance and the dishcloth lays flat and square without the need for a border.

Yarn

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (100% cotton; 80 yd [73 m]/1.75 oz.[50 g]). 1 skein. Shown in #085 – Jute, #089 – Banana Yellow, #13742 – Hot Blue.

Needles

US size 7 [4.5 mm] knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge

20 sts and 28 rows = 4 ” [10 cm] in waffle stitch pattern.

Measurements

Approximately 10 x 11 inches, before washing. The dishcloth will shrink in the wash, especially in the length.

Washing Instructions

Machine wash and dry.