The mock cables are made by working a twist, and that twist is made by skipping a stitch, knitting the next stitch, and then knitting your skipped stitch. Then ta da! A teeny tiny cable. A mock cable. It makes a lovely cable-y pattern.
I like how the 'wrong' side of the dishcloth looks as well.
This is a fun and simple pattern that makes a really lovely dishcloth. I like it so much that I think I'd like to try it with knittings and see how my knitting gauge differs from my Knooking gauge. I used a 4.5mm Knook, which would be a Size 7 knitting needle (that's in between a G and an H hook size in crochet hooks). Knitting is a little easier for me because it's what I'm used to and I've had a lot more knitting hours than Knooking hours, and I think it would be neat to see the two dishcloths made with different needles set out side by side.
I'm not sure why I put off making this dishcloth for so long. It's a really great addition to my gift stash, and this was a pretty easy pattern to follow.
|I know it looks a little warped. But you know what blocks out a dishcloth just fine? Using it.|
As a bonus to all that fun, I used a newer Knook made of plastic. It's really flexible, which I didn't really think I'd like but I really do. Really. It's weird, but quite handy.
I've got my eye on this Sunny pattern and I think I'll make that in the next few weeks.
In conclusion, yay!