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Mistake Rib Dishcloth


Mistake Rib Dishcloth.

Mistake Rib Dishcloth

Sarah White

Make No Mistake:

Mistake rib is a really easy but good-looking knitting stitch pattern that is great for use on simple projects like this dish towel.

Knit in a rectangle shape, this dishcloth is perfect for drying dishes, dusting or cleaning up little messes.


  • one skein Sugar'n Cream or 95 yards any 100 percent cotton, medium-weight yarn (I used color 2713, Key Lime Pie)
  • one pair size 7 US needles
  • scissors
  • crochet hook or yarn needle


20 stitches and 24 rows per four inches in pattern. Gauge is not critical./p]


Finished size is 7 inches wide and 12 inches long.


  1. Cast on 39 stitches.
  2. Knit two, purl two across until you reach the last three stitches. Then knit two, purl one.
  3. Repeat this row until piece measures 12 inches.
  4. Bind off.
  5. Cut excess yarn and weave in ends.
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