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Pattern Help for Raindrop Dishcloth by Lily Sugar'n Cream
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Jun 26, 2012 15:27:57   #
TFurlo
 
Has anyone made this dishcloth? I'm stuck on R1, not sure what to do after k1p1 twice??? Help please!!! Thanks!
 
Jun 26, 2012 15:28:40   #
Linday
 
Do you have a link to the pattern?
Jun 26, 2012 15:35:42   #
sand
 
It is k1 p1 then k1 p1 and1 in the same so you will k p k p k falling the same hope this help
Jun 26, 2012 15:37:18   #
TFurlo
 
Hi, thanks for responding! You can get the pattern on Lily's website.
Jun 26, 2012 15:39:58   #
TFurlo
 
Oh, dah! Thank you, I'll give it a try!!!
Jun 26, 2012 15:40:39   #
fergablu2 (a regular here)
 
In the same stitch, you will k1,p1,k1,p1,k1, making 5 stitches in one stitch. It makes the little hole at the bottom of the raindrop.

http://www.sugarncream.com/pattern.php?PID=6345
 
Jun 27, 2012 07:05:15   #
jonibee (a regular here)
 
Row 1: (RS).K4 P1. *[(K1.P1)twice. K1] all in the next st. P3. Rep from *6 times more. K4 65 sts. Or go to www.sugarcream.com/abbreviations and put in LILY* SUGAR'CREAM ..RAINDROP DISHCLOTH TO KNIT.
note: the way I interpret this row is you K4 P1 then where the * is you[ K1P1 twice then K1] all in the same stitch. Each row will vary in stitch number through out the overall pattern.
Jun 27, 2012 08:24:11   #
purplemamajj
 
So, how do you do the k1,pk,k1,p1,k1 in the same stitch? Is it like a bobble? I am assuming you have to switch your yarn back and forth and don't remove from lh needle until all are completed. Is that correct? Thanks
Jun 27, 2012 08:49:13   #
Sue H
 
I have made a Raindrops dishcloth several times, but it is on the roxeesknittingfun.com website. It's easy to follow and turns out very nice. Not sure if it looks the same as you are doing. You may want to check it out too.
Jun 27, 2012 10:40:57   #
Barb62
 
I have been trying this pattern also, I don't understand the instructions for R1 either, but will keep trying.
Jun 27, 2012 13:58:10   #
kurichan
 
purplemamajj wrote:
So, how do you do the k1,pk,k1,p1,k1 in the same stitch? Is it like a bobble? I am assuming you have to switch your yarn back and forth and don't remove from lh needle until all are completed. Is that correct? Thanks


Yes, it's like making a bobble. You are correct that you don't move the stitch to the right needle until you've completed the five stitches. Those extra stitches get worked until R5, which is the decrease row.

I love how this cloth looks. It's big and squishy and impressive. I don't do the 8 rows of garter stitch because I always use seed stitch for my dishcloths; it looks better and the dishcloth holds its shape better when being used. I do 4 rows of seed stitch at top and bottom to match the 4 edging stitches, also in seed stitch.

Good luck!
 
Jun 27, 2012 19:47:24   #
TFurlo
 
Thank you to all of you who took the time to respond to my call for help on R1 of this dishcloth! I am proud to say it is halfway finished and looks great, thanks again to all of you!!!
Aug 3, 2015 15:20:58   #
knits42
 
I'm having a problem with Row 7. Stitches on each preceding row are correct. However on Row 7 I end up with 2 extra stitches. Any advice would be appreciated.
Aug 3, 2015 15:21:57   #
knits42
 
I'm having a problem with Row 7. Stitches on each preceding row are correct. However on Row 7 I end up with 2 extra stitches. Any advice would be appreciated.
Aug 4, 2015 20:05:12   #
laceluvr (a regular here)
 
Another KPer posted a picture of the Raindrop dishcloth in a previous post. Found a tutorial video on YouTube that was the same pattern stitch; but the name of the stitch is Tear Drop. I do believe it's the same or very similar to the one on this thread. The video has no sound; but the pattern is on the screen & the pace is easy to follow.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJwRCZG-Cm8
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