Lily® Christmas Tree Dishcloth

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by Lily® Sugar’'n’Cream® Design Team

Lily® Christmas Tree Dishcloth

The decorated ridges of this textured tree make dishwashing easier and more entertaining. An engaging knit project with beautiful lacy texture, the tree's trademark ridges are created using a simple pleating technique.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st. to create an approximately 9" x 9" dishcloth.
  • 2
    With White, cast on 52 sts.
  • 3
    1st row: (RS). Knit. Place marker at end of row. 2nd and 4th rows: Purl. 3rd and 5th rows: Knit. 6th row: Purl. Break White. 7th row: (Make pleat-RS). With Dark Pine, *Pick up horizontal loop at WS of st from marked row directly below next st and place on left-hand needle. Knit this st tog with next st on needle. Rep from * to end of row. 8th row: Purl. 9th row: K1. *(M1. K1) twice. K2. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K3. (M1. K1) twice. Rep from * twice more. 10th row: Purl. 11th row: K1. *M1. K4. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K4. M1. K1. Rep from * twice more. 46 sts. 12th row: Purl. 13th row: K1. *(M1. K1) twice. K1. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K2. (M1. K1) twice. Rep from * twice more. 14th row: Purl. Break Dark Pine. 15th to 21st rows: Dark Pines 1st to 7th rows. 22nd row: Purl. 23rd row: Dark Pines 13th row. 24th row: Purl. 25th row: K1. *M1. K3. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K3. M1. K1. Rep from * twice more. 40 sts. 26th row: Purl. 27th row: K1. *(M1. K1) twice. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K1. (M1. K1) twice. Rep from * twice more. 28th row: Purl. Break Dark Pine. 29th to 35th rows: Dark Pines 1st to 7th rows. 36th row: Purl. 37th row: Dark Pines 27th row. 38th row: Purl. 39th row: K1. *M1. K2. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K2. M1. K1. Rep from * twice more. 34 sts. 40th row: Purl. 41st row: K1. *M1. K1. M1. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. (M1. K1) twice. Rep from * twice more. 42nd row: Purl. Break Dark Pine. 43rd to 49th rows: With White, as 1st to 7th rows. 50th row: Purl. 51st row: Dark Pines 41st row. 52nd row: Purl. 53rd row: With Dark Pine, K1. *M1. K1. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. K1. M1. K1. Rep from * twice more. 28 sts. 54th row: Purl. 55th row: K1. *M1. K2. K2tog. ssk. K2. M1. K1. Rep from * twice more. 56th row: Purl. Break Dark Pine. 57th to 63rd rows: Dark Pines 1st to 7th rows. 64th row: Purl. 65th row: Dark Pines 55th row. 66th row: Purl. 67th row: K1. *M1. (K2tog) twice. (ssk) twice. M1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 22 sts. 68th row: Purl. 69th row: K1. *M1. K1. K2tog. ssk. K1. M1. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 70th row: Purl. Break Dark Pine. 71st to 77th rows: Dark Pines 1st to 7th rows. 78th row: Purl. 79th row: K1. (K1. K2tog. ssk. K2) 3 times. 16 sts. 80th row: Purl. 81st row: K1. (M1. K2tog. ssk. M1. K1) 3 times. 82nd row: Purl. 83rd row: K1. (K2tog. ssk. K1) 3 times. 10 sts. 84th row: Purl. 85th row: K1. (ssk) twice. (K2tog) twice. K1. 6 sts. 86th row: Purl. 87th row: K1. ssk. K2tog. K1. 4 sts. 88th row: Purl. 89th row: ssk. K2tog. 2 sts.
  • 4
    Break yarn. Draw yarn through rem 2 sts and fasten securely.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Dark Pine 104213084 (1skein)
  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® White 104213048 (1 skein)
  • Clover® Takumi Single Point 13 inch Size 7 Bamboo Knitting Needles 104236575
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