Copycat Dishcloth

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This cotton dishcloth is a quick and easy knit. It is simple, symmetrical, and the two stockinette bands at each end mimic a traditional dishcloth, hence the name ‘Copycat Dishcloth’. 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.

Needles

US size 8 [5 mm] knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge

16 sts and 32 rows = 4″ [10 cm] in garter stitch.

Measurements

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

Washing Instructions

Machine wash and dry.

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