Monday, December 12, 2005

Om Dishcloth Pattern (aka, why are all the patterns I write yoga related?)

Ok, ladies and gents, the pattern you've all been waiting for (yeah right, but I have to fluff myself up a bit here :P )............................ Om Dishcloth!!!!

Om Dishcloth by Talitha (

- One small ball of cotton yarn worsted weight. I used Bernat Handicrafter in Natural, it seemed un-yoga-like to use a coloured yarn, but I mean, I'm crazy.
- Size ummmm 7 or 8 needles (shorties work best for dishcloths).


CO 41 stitches.

Knit 5 rows.

Row 6: K4, P33, K4.
Row 7 and all odd rows hereafter: Knit across.
Row8: K4, P12, K1, P20, K4.
Row 10: K4, P7, K2, P2, K2, P20, K4.
Row 12: K4, P7, K2, P2, K2, P20, K4.
Row 14: K4, P11, K2, P20, K4.
Row 16: K4, P7, K5, P2, K6, P13, K4.
Row 18: K4, P6, K5, P2, K9, P11, K4.
Row 20: K4, P12, K2, P5, K4, P10, K4.
Row 22: K4, P11, K2, P8, K3, P9, K4.
Row 24: K4, P11, K2, P20, K4.
Row 26: K4, P12, K2, P19, K4.
Row 28: K4, P6, K4, P3, K2, P18, K4.
Row 30: K4, P5, K1, P4, K1, P3, K5, P14, K4.
Row 32: K4, P4, K1, P6, K1, P1, K1, P2, K3, P14, K4.
Row 34: K4, P4, K1, P7, K1, P1, K4, P15, K4.
Row 36: K4, P5, K1, P7, K2, P18, K4.
Row 38: K4, P6, K2, P4, K2, P19, K4.
Row 40: K4, P11, K2, P20, K4.
Row 42: K4, P10, K2, P21, K4.
Row 44: K4, P9, K2, P13, K4, P5, K4.
Row 46: K4, P9, K2, P12, K4, P6, K4.
Row 48: K4, P9, K3, P10, K4, P7, K4.
Row 50: K4, P10, K3, P8, K4, P8, K4.
Row 52: K4, P11, K3, P6, K4, P9, K4.
Row 54: K4, P12, K3, P4, K4, P10, K4.
Row 56: K4, P13, K8, P12, K4.
Row 58: K4, P14, K6, P13, K4.
Row 59: Knit across.
Row 60: K4, P33, K4.
Rows 61-65: Knit across.

Bind off and weave in ends.

The universe in me salutes the universe in you (my own loose translation). Remember, if there seems to be a problem with this pattern, maybe you should chant "Om" a bit before contacting me. The universe in me thanks the universe in you.

In other knitting news, I have finished my neck warmer out of half of that Alpaca Silk. That is so exciting because it means approx. 150 metres of that gorgeousness will remain in my stash. Davin specifically stated that he would only purchase me the yarn if I was going to make something for myself out of it right away. I took my time knitting it, but couldn't put it down, it was like butter through my fingers. It felt like it was magically making my hands softer as it ran through. I could easily knit with ONLY this yarn for the rest of my life and be quite happy. Anyway, seeing as I'm at work right now, that picture will follow along with photos of my pup and Davin and my Charlie Brown Christmas tree. It's pretty bad. I have it anchored to the windowpane (with yarn) to keep it straight. We had to buy a new tree holder cuz it was too small to fit in our old one. So, cutting down a tree from the farm to save money was soooo not worth it.


At 12/12/2005 5:37 p.m., Blogger chris said...

Great job on the dishcloths! They both turned out really nice, but I especially like the Ohm one, so thanks for the pattern! I'm so impressed that you wrote up your own pattern. And yay for leftover alpaca-silk yarn! Now that's the kind of leftovers I'd look forward to! Leftover bean soup, not so much. (Can you tell what we've been eating the past 3 nights?! :-))

At 12/12/2005 6:19 p.m., Blogger Karen said...

I too am very very impressed with your Om pattern. 65 rows and everything - wow!!! Good job.

At 12/16/2005 6:38 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is just awesome! I'm gonna make one - maybe more than one. Thanks so much for sharing the pattern.

At 3/06/2006 5:14 p.m., Blogger Allegra said...

I LOVE the Om dishcloth! I have been wearing an Om necklace around my neck for a few years now and cannot take it off. I think I will use your pattern for a afghan square for the afghan I am making for a friend's wedding. I need to make it approx. 60 stitches though, I guess I'll make a bigger border.
Thanks for the pattern!!

At 7/23/2006 4:06 p.m., Blogger plain_ol_bob said...

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At 9/18/2006 9:35 a.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you for the discloth pattern. It was so easy to follow, I have made 2 already-one white and one purple. Absolutely beautiful. Thank you also for the suggestion to use # 8 needles. They work so well. I will continue to use 8's. Blessings to you for sharing this pattern

At 10/22/2007 5:10 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Loved making this dishcloth. Namaste!

At 1/16/2008 11:45 a.m., Blogger Jenny Massey said...

You wouldn't happen to have any more yoga themed dishcloths. My friend does yoga and is getting married in February. I thought I could do some for her wedding present.

emjayknits @ yahoo dot com

At 5/14/2008 3:01 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would it be okay with you if I posted on my blog the pattern for your om cloth(giving you credit) plus the lacy border I added?

I am solmama on ravelry. Thanks!

At 6/14/2008 8:03 a.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

YOU ROCK. Seriously. I was looking for a little gift to knit for my yoga teachers wife - and here it is!

At 7/08/2008 12:43 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

You and your om pattern totally rock! Thanks for posting, I'll be making some of these for housewarming, babywarming, thank you gifts for my friends. I found some beautiful organic cotton on sale and have been wondering what it wants to danced at the idea of being an om warshrag:)
Totally fabulous, namaste!

At 12/31/2008 9:06 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting this! I love it, and have been trying to find one for months and months!

At 7/27/2009 6:35 p.m., Blogger Unknown said...

Love this - can't wait to make mine and give to every super-fabulous goddess I know..

At 5/13/2011 12:18 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for the OM dishcloth pattern. OM is a very sacred symbol in Hindu religion. I sincerely hope that people are not going to wash their dirty dishes with this dishcloth with the word Om on it. Hindus will be offended.

At 4/29/2012 1:42 p.m., Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lovely, thanks for the pattern! I'm making a meditation blanket for my husband using dishcloth patterns and this is just right!

At 4/28/2014 12:31 p.m., Anonymous Lizze said...

Was looking for a pattern to make some dishcloths for my mom - nothing I'd found was quite right, then I saw this on Ravelry - perfect! Thanks! :)

At 4/10/2015 8:43 p.m., Anonymous Betty said...

Talitha, Just finished knitting your it! Namaste :)


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