One of two elephant designs in the pattern shop, this knit dishcloth picture is of an elephant facing forward. His ears are fanned outward, and his trunk swings out to the right. He is a nearly solid design with some spaces to suggest the ears, eyes, and trunk.
The design is not symmetrical so some adjustments might need to be made for lefty knitters if it matters which side the trunk is on.
The picture is created in garter stitch on a stockinette background. The border is seed stitch, but the pattern is written so that you may substitute a preferred border if you wish.
Chart Included: No
Knitting Information: This square casts on 37 stitches and is 55 rows tall.
To make dishcloths: 100% Cotton yarn (worsted weight), such as Sugar ‘n Cream, Peaches ‘n Cream, Bernat Handicrafter, or KnitPicks Dishie.
To make afghan squares: Any worsted weight yarn.
Note: A lighter weight yarn, such as a DK, may be used, but the dishcloth will come out smaller; about 8 inches square.
9 in. X 9 in.
Approximately 1.5 oz. of 100% cotton dishcloth yarn, worsted weight.
Size 7 US (4 mm) or size to obtain guage
18 st and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette