Easter Egg Dishcloth by Kristen McDonnell

Easter Egg Dishcloth

March 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Small and Large
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This pattern is available for free.

This colorful Easter Egg Dishcloth Knitting Pattern is a fun project to make in a variety of sizes. You can get really creative with your knitted Easter decor by making these garter stitch egg shapes into pennant banners, table decor, drink coasters, party trivets, potholders, and hot pads. It’s an easy quick-knit, so it’s a perfect last minute Easter knitting pattern.

Feel free to use any weight yarn and appropriately sized knitting needles. My two size examples used size 7 US Needles and #4 Worsted Weight Yarn.
4” x 4” Gauge Garter Stitch = 18 Sts + 30 Rows
Smaller Size Pattern = 5” x 6”
Larger Size Pattern = 8” x 9”


Knitting Techniques + Abbreviations
You will find all the techniques demonstrated on my website in my close-up video tutorial.

• Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• KFB = Knit Front and Back (increase)
• SSK = Slip Slip Knit (decrease)
• K2TOG = Knit 2 Together (decrease)
• Change Yarn Color
• BO = Bind Off
• Weave In Ends

Design your own Easter Eggs with different colored stripes and embroider some, too. Cotton is my yarn of choice when knitting up items that will get wet like dishcloths or washcloths. This pattern includes two different sizes created on straight knitting needles and I demonstrate all of the basic knitting techniques from my free written pattern in my video tutorial further below in this post. Let’s knit it up!