Learn to Knit the Basketweave Dishcloth
Updated: Mar 9
This written pattern can be used with the video tutorial on the “Handmade by Stacy J” YouTube channel. It‘s a modified basket weave that features large blocks. It’s a beginner friendly knit pattern that only uses Knit and Purl. Enjoy!
Tutorial available on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/eoONkIvoXgU At the bottom of this post, you will find a chart, checklist and the video tutorial.
Difficulty level: Easy / Beginner
Measures: 11” x 10” / Gauge not important
Stitches used: Knit (k) & Purl (p)
Materials Needed: Peaches & Cream yarn (100% Cotton, Medium 4 weight) 80 yards Size 7 (4.50 mm) Knitting Needles (you can use smaller needles if you prefer a tighter knit cloth) 2 stitch markers (optional for garter edge) Tapestry needle and scissors
Note: Pattern length can be adjusted by continuing to do more repeats. End with “Final Row” repeat when you come to desired length. To adjust width, calculate the number of stitches in increments of 10 + 6.
Directions: Set up Rows Cast on 46 K across for 2 rows
Pattern (Insert stitch markers after beg k3 and before ending k3 on row 2; slip the markers and then remove them when you start the final rows.)
Row 1: (RS) Knit
Rows 2 - 6: K3, *k5, p5; rep * to last 3 sts, k3
Row 7: Knit
Rows 8-12: K3, *p5, k5; rep * to last 3 sts, k3 Rep rows 1-12 three more times
Final Rows Knit across for 2 rows Bind off knit wise and weave in ends.
Below is the chart and a checklist to help you along with your dishcloth. :)
When you choose to make your Basketweave dishcloth, please tag me on your makes @handmadebystacyj and #handmadebystacyj - I’d love to see them!
This pattern is not to be sold or copied in any way. The images, pattern and charts are copyrighted by Handmade by Stacy J and may not be duplicated. You are welcome to sell your makes, however I ask that you credit me as the designer and you are responsible for providing your own photographs. Thank you!
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