Hippo Knit Dishcloth Pattern
This cute hippo looks ready to walk off the dishcloth. This knit dishcloth design is a solid profile picture of a hippo. He faces to the right with attention to details such as his perfectly shaped head and cute little ears down to his tiny tail.
The design is not symmetrical so adjustments may need to be made by lefty knitters if it matters which way he faces.
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: Yes
Knitting Information: This square casts on 37 stitches and is 55 rows tall.
To make dishcloths: 100% Cotton yarn such as Sugar 'n Cream, Peaches 'n Cream, Bernat Handicrafter, or Lionbrand Cotton.
To make Afghan squares: Any worsted weight yarn.
Finished Size: 9in x 9in
Yarn Requirements: Approximately 1.5 oz of 100% cotton dishcloth yarn.
Needle Size: Size 7 US (4.5 mm) or size to obtain gauge
Gauge: 18 st and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
** All purchases are for a downloadable PDF file of the knitting pattern and not for the actual dishcloth. **