Ethel by Deb Buckingham
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November 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
8" square

Isn’t it incredible how this dishcloth doesn’t even look knitted? The unusual texture is created by moving the working yarn from back to front and back again as you slip stitches. The overall effect is both chic and practical.

The Sassy Skein Key West Karibbean Kotton 100%
mercerized cotton; 74 yds/68m per 50g ball

Color: Lime Daiquiri
US #7/4.5mm needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
Yarn needle
Row counter or stitch markers (optional)


In rows 1-4 you are given the option (incorrectly) to use wyif/wyib.

You want to use wyib.

IF you choose to have the details in the center of the dishcloth, you can use use the wyif after doing the 4 row repeat 7 times.

Repeat rows 1-4 twice more wyif.

Continue on wyib for remaining pattern.