Lacy Snowflake Dishcloth

The Lacy Snowflake Dishcloth is a fun, quick knit that adds a fun, wintry element of decor - and practicality - to your kitchen. It's the perfect way to add some homemade warmth to your home during the dark, cold wintry months.
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The techniques included within this pattern include simple increases and decreases for working lace. This includes K2tog, K2tog tbl, K3 tog tbl, and YO. This is a great pattern for an adventurous beginner that is wanting to try lace knitting for the first time. More information on techniques can be found here.

The Lacy Snowflake Dishcloth uses less than 50 grams of worsted weight yarn. For more information on yarn requirements, click here.

Snowflakes: each is unique and beautiful. I think they’re one of those parts of winter that will always seem a little bit magical. I’ve designed this snowflake dishcloth to bring a fun touch of seasonal warmth into your kitchen, something to cheer you up even after the holiday season is over -- and you still have to do dishes. 
 
Bonus? The dishcloth is both decorative and useful!
 
Time to do the dishes. Ugh. You *hate* doing the dishes. There's always dishes needing washed. (How is it that someone *always* seems to have another dirty dish to add to the sink as soon as you've finished washing all the dishes?) And if there aren't, the dishwasher is needing unloaded. It's a frustrating, endless cycle.
And while a dishcloth won't magically take care of the dishes for you, it *will* add a touch of handmade cheer and joy to the dreaded chore.
The Lacy Snowflake Dishcloth adds a piece of wintry happiness to the kitchen, whether it's acting as decor or a cleaning tool. And, while you might still hate doing the dishes, you'll them a little bit less.
 

The Lacy Snowflake Dishcloth is a simple, engaging knit that requires some attention and counting, especially at the start of a new "arm" of the snowflake.

However, every wrong side row is a "rest row," where minimal concentration is required while you purl back across the dishcloth.

 

This is the perfect knit for evenings when you want something simple to wind down with, but you still need something to keep your mind occupied enough that it won't wander to everything that went wrong during the day. It's also perfect for TV knitting when the show doesn't require 100% of your attention.

 
This pattern includes simple increases and decreases for working lace: K2tog, K2tog tbl, K3tog tbl, and YO. This is a great pattern for an adventurous beginner that is wanting to try lace knitting for the first time.
All of my patterns include clear, step-by-step (written and charted) instructions and linked video technique tutorials that walk you through the pattern with confidence and joy. I am also available for pattern support if you have questions.
 
Size

   Width: 10 in / 25 cm

   Height: 9.75 in / 25 cm

Yarn
   82 yds / 75 m; 44 grams Worsted             Weight yarn
Designed using Elmore-Pisgah Peaches & Creme (100% Cotton, 840 yds / 768 m, 454 g), shown in Shaded Denim.
 
Get color combination & alternate yarn recommendations here.
Gauge

  18 stitches, 24 rows = 4 in / 10 cm          in stockinette stitch

Construction
   Flat, from bottom to top
Tools

   4.0 mm (US size 6) needles, or size             needed to obtain gauge,                   minimum 9 in / 23 cm long
  Darning needle

 

What Knitters Are Saying...

"Great pattern that is a fun, fast knit. I look forward to making many as gifts!😁❤️" - Karen
"Easy pattern with a great looking result. Fast to knit up, if one needs a last minute gift." - Barb
"Easy, fun knit. I am sure there will be a few of these snowflakes in my home this winter." - test knitter
Note: These are test knitter photos. The pattern was adjusted during testing so the center line lines up now -- it's no longer off-centered in the pattern. :)
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