Gnome Dishcloth (or Spa Cloth)
This sweet little gnome will help you with all your cleaning projects. He’s just a garter stitch hat, a seed stitch beard, and a stockinette nose – with a wee bit of mischief and a lot of heart. Last page of pattern includes tips and hints for chart reading and more.
Skills Needed: Knitting, purling.
Size: About 10 in. [25 cm] square.
Yarn: Appalachian Baby Design U.S. Organic Cotton (Sport; 100% Cotton; 194 yds/85 g). If substituting yarn, try using the largest needle size recommended on the ball band. You may have to experiment a bit to find the fabric you like best.
Needles: US Size 6 [4 mm]: 24 in. [60 cm] circular needle or straight needles.
Gauge: 20.4 sts and 32.4 rows = 4" [10 cm].
Other Materials: Stitch markers (optional), tapestry needle.
Tech edited and test knitted.