Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth by Marie Segares

Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth

February 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in gauge is not critical for this project
US 7 - 4.5 mm
127 - 153 yards (116 - 140 m)
12″ (30.5 cm) square.
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This pattern is available for free.

This ribbing variation resembles the vertical teeth of an open zipper.

This dishcloth is one of 48 free knitting patterns with photo or video tutorials in the Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop: Learn A New Stitch Dishcloth Series 2017. You can get more information about the blog hop, including updated links to each pattern as it is published, here. Chat with other knitters in the blog hop thread here in the Underground Crafter Ravelry group.

Skills used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch, bind off
Knitting flat in rows

Skill Level

Finished Size
12″ (30.5 cm) square.

Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton (100% mercerized cotton, 3.5 oz/100 g/186 yd/170 m) – 1 skein in 102 Aqua, or approximately 153 yd (140 m) in any medium weight, cotton yarn.
US Size 7/4.5 mm knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

18 sts = 4″ (10 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.