Saturday, May 23, 2009

Cotton Dishcloths

Knit out of 100 percent USA Cotton a 6.2 weight of Stephanies Studio and Yarn Purple cotton. Knit with the garter carriage tension 7. Cast-on 80 Stitches knit 150 rows. Wash and dry (cotton shrinks some). The first on is knit using Stitch World pattern 493. Before washing and drying size was 13 1/2 inches long by 14 1/12 wide. after washing and drying 12 3/4 inches by 10 1/4 inches.

Pattern 492 (two pictures) Stitch World cast on 80 stitches knit 150 rows tension 7. Not washed and dry the measurements are 14 inches long and 12 1/4 inches wide. Row of knit and purl withna diamond row. Cotton 6.2 Purple from Stephanies Studio and Yarn.

Pattern 493 Stitch World same stitches, rows, tension. 1 row knit 1 row purl in 6.2 purple cotton after washing and drying 9 1/2 inches by 10 1/2 inches. from Stephanies Studio and Yarn.

Our web site for these yarns located at

Diagonal boxes stitch world 544 dishcloth in 6.2 purple cotton before washing and drying measurements were 13 1/2 inches by 14 1/2 inches wide.After washing and drying measurements were 12 3/4 inches long by 10 1/4 inches wide. Cast on is 80 stitches knit 150 rows. Tension 7 but it could be knitted looser like tension 8 or 9. Purple cotton yarn is Stephanies Studio and Yarn.

Yarns come on about 4 lb cones and runs $8.98 a lb. thats $0.56 an ounce.
Great gift for the red hat ladies. I also thought of knitting 1 strand of the 6.2 cotton and 1 strand of 16.2 cotton in a red and purple combination. Other colors available are light pink, light blue, yellow, mint green, white, lavendar, red, purple. 100 percent cotton.

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