Saffron and Curry Garter Step Dishcloth by Gretchen Hines-Ward

Saffron and Curry Garter Step Dishcloth

Knitting
May 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Saffron and Curry Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
384 yards (351 m)
One Size
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I have always enjoyed making dishcloths as big “swatches” to play with stitch patterns, but I have never liked the traditional cotton yarn that mildews and smells and never dries out. As part of my work on my series of articles, “Yarn 101,” I thought it would be appropriate to try some dishcloths in hemp. I am a convert! Even my husband loves them. They dry quickly and scrub dishes surprisingly well, and our prototype has not developed an odor. They would also be very effective for exfoliating! However, this could easily be worked in cotton dishcloth yarn as well.