Ballband Dishcloth by Peaches & Creme Design Team
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Ballband Dishcloth

Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
70 - 100 yards (64 - 91 m)
9 1/4" x 9 1/4"
This pattern is available for free.

This is the free website link to the original pattern for Ballband Dishcloths, featured in the Mason Dixon Knitting Book by Kay Gardiner & Ann Shayne, the founders of

This pattern is beautiful worked in solids and variegated. Endless combinations of colors and variegated.

This pattern is available excerpted online for free.
* Canadian Living: Knit a ballband dishcloth

Please note, this pattern is also similar to:
Textured Slip Stitch

Pattern Description from Mason-Dixon Knitting: “Here’s the classic dishcloth recipe that goes with Peaches & Creme the way champagne goes with truffles. Or a Diet Rite Cola with a Moon Pie, to be more exact.”


  • Peaches & Creme worsted weight by Elmore-Pisgah Inc., solid colors 2.5 oz (71.5 g) balls, each approx 122 yds (112 m); ombre colors 2 oz (57 g) balls, each approx 98 yds (90 m), cotton 1 ball each in color A and color B

  • Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles