Bowlegged Washcloth

finished dish cloth  

I think this cable looks like little bowed cowboy legs. Easy as pie cloth. It's a great pattern for someone just learning how to cable.

Materials

A ball Peaches and Cream yarn. Size 8 knitting needles Darning needle Cable needle

Notes

  • No gauge. It's a washcloth. Walk on the wild side.
  • CF - Cable front - Slip one to cable needle, hold to front, k1, k1 from cable needle
  • CB - Cable back - Slip one to cable needle, hold to back, k1, k1 from cable needle

Pattern

Cast-on 42 sts

K four rows

Row 1: K3 p1 *k4 p1 Repeat from * seven times k3

Rows 2 and 4: K4 *p4 k1 Repeat from * seven times k3

Row 3: K3 p1 *CF CB p1 CB CF p1 Repeat from * three times CF CB p1 k3

Repeat rows 1 - 4 ten times.

K four rows.

Bind off, weave in ends, do dishes.

Cable washcloth closeup