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Thursday, January 29, 2009

10 Day Dishcloth Countdown! Day 4 ~ Feather &andFan Knitted Dishcloth

The Feather & Fan dishcloth is a pattern available on the back of Lily's Sugar & Cream cotton yarn. It has a nice, lacy look and makes a pretty dishcloth. Most of Lily's cotton yarns have dishcloth patterns printed on the back of the labels.

Feather & Fan Dishcloth

Materials: 1 ball cotton yarn, worsted weight
Size US 8 needles or size to give correct gauge

Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch


Cast on 58 stitches loosely

Row 1: *K2, yfwd. K4. (K2tog) twice. K4, yfwd. K1, yfwd. K4. (k2tog) twice. K4, yfwd. K2
Rep from * once more
Row 2: K2, Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
Row 3: Knit across row
Row 4, 5, 6: Repeat first three rows. These 6 rows form the pattern.

Repeat these 6 rows 9 times more, then rows 1 and 2 once more.

Bind off.


  1. yfwd... is that the same as yarn over?

    1. In knitting, the term yfwd means yarn forward. This is done by pulling the yarn between the needles to the front of your work.