Free knitting pattern: Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth with video tutorial | Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop 2017

Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth, free knitting pattern with video tutorial in Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton by Underground Crafter | 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. #knittedkitchen

This is the fifth pattern in the Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop: Learn A New Stitch Dishcloth Series 2017. You can find all the information you’ll need to follow along, as well as regularly updated links to each of the 48 knitting patterns with photo or video tutorials, here.

This post contains affiliate links. Materials for the sample were generously provided by Lion Brand and Denise.

The zipper rib is one of my favorite ribbing variations. You can see how I used it here as a square in the Anthology Blanket. This pattern has a video tutorial at the end, so be sure to scroll to the bottom if you’d like to watch it.


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Expand Your Knitting SkillsZipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth, free knitting pattern with video tutorial in Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton by Underground Crafter | 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. #knittedkitchen

Zipper Rib Stitch 12″ (30.5 cm) Dishcloth

Knitting Pattern by Underground Crafter

02-easy 50US terms 504-medium 50This ribbing variation resembles the vertical teeth of an open zipper.

 

Finished Size

  • 12″ (30.5 cm) square.

Materials

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


Gauge

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

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • BO – bind off
  • CO – cast on
  • k – knit
  • p – purl
  • rep – repeat
  • RS – right (front) side
  • sl 1 – slip 1 st, knitwise
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • * Rep instructions after asterisk as indicated.

Pattern Note

  • Pattern repeat is any multiple of 5 sts, + 2. Instructions include 5 st borders on each side.
  • A video tutorial is included at the end of this pattern.

Pattern Instructions

  • CO 57 sts (or any multiple of 5 sts, + 2 for the edges + 10 for the borders).

Border

  • Border Row 1: Knit to last st, p1.
  • Border Row 2: Sl 1, k to last st, p1.
  • Border Rows 3 & 4: Rep Border Row 2 twice.

Zipper Rib Stitch pattern

  • Row 1: (RS) Sl 1, k7, *p1, k4; rep from * across to last 4 sts, k3, p1.
  • Row 2: Sl 1, k4, *p2, k3; rep from * across to last 2 sts, k1, p1.
  • Rep Rows 1-2 until square measures approximately 11.5″ (29 cm), ending after Row 2.

Border

  • Rows 1-4: Rep Border Row 2 four times.
  • BO in pattern for Border Row 2. Fasten off.

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2017 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2017/02/02/free-knitting-pattern-zipper-rib-stitch-dishcloth. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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Zipper Rib Stitch Dishcloth, free knitting pattern in Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn with video tutorial by Underground Crafter | This ribbing variation resembles the vertical teeth of an open zipper and is part of the Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop 2017 (48 free dishcloth patterns with tutorials) #knittedkitchen

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