Monday, April 19, 2010


Rachel's Mystery Dishcloth Knit Along ~ Day 1

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Monday, April 19, 2010 ~ Rows 1 to 7

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Materials:
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1 Ball Worsted Weight Cotton
(I'm using Bernat Handicrafter Cotton ~ Tavern Green)
Size US 5 or US 6 (3.75mm or 4mm) knitting needles
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**Note: The needle size is really up to you, but if you are a loose knitter, I would strongly suggest a smaller needle size for you so your stitches really "POP" out better! When you knit loose, the "picture" stitches sometimes get lost with the background stitches...remember...the tighter you knit, the better...so if you're not a tight knitter, try changing the size of your needles...let your needles do all the work for you :o)
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Instructions:

Cast on 49sts.

Row 1: (k1, p1) across row to last st., k1.

Row 2: (k1, p1) across row to last st., k1.

Row 3: (k1, p1) across row to last st., k1.

Row 4: (k1, p1) across row to last st., k1.

Row 5: (k1, p1) across row to last st., k1.

Row 6: k1, p1, k1, p43, k1, p1, k1.

Row 7: (k1, p1)x2, k41, (p1, k1)x2.

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Click HERE to Link to This Knit Along in Ravelry

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Progress Pics for Day #1 can be found HERE!

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8 comments:

Knit Purl Gurl said...

Okay, I am thinking I will participate in this one!!! :) I need a nice time-released project to work on. :) Thanks for the KAL!!!

Adventures in Alice Land said...

What a great 'Knit Along' ...My to do list is a mile long, but what the heck! I'm joining in on this one.

I've posted it on my blog with a link back to yours! I think this will be loads of fun!

Thanks for hosting it!
Your blog friend ...Alice

Sophie-Victoire said...

Thank you for publishing this fun project! I've never paticipated in a knit-along so I'm looking forward to this. You have beautiful dishcloths!

scrappymama said...

I have never followed a knit along before, so I am having great fun with this one. I have purchased washcloth patterns from you in the past and I love them. I just sent my sister the I LOVE (with a heart) U SIS cloth. I am looking forward to tomorrows next rows!

handmadebabyknits said...

This is my first knit along, Finished the first 7 rows!! Thanks for sending me the link,
~ Sandy W ~

Rachel said...

I've never done a mystery knit before, but I love your dishcloths... so I can't resist the opportunity! I'll do up my rows tonight. :)

Anonymous said...

I just finished the first 7 rows and I'm excited!!! I haven't done a KAL in quite awhile and I'm really excited!!! Thanks for doing this!!
Lois
poohknits

FelixAndAva said...

This mystery knit-along intrigued me. Amazing how much trouble I had with the first few rows, such as mysteriously appearing yarn-overs and getting off pattern at least once. Did successfully complete the first seven rows. :)

Gotta be careful about WIPs both being worked on straights of similar color and pretty close size (I'm using US6 for this project, US8 for another in-progress).