Thursday, November 15, 2007

Hail to the ... Kitchen Hanging Hand Towel


Hail to the ... Kitchen Hanging Hand Towel



©Cathy Waldie, September, 2006

Lion Cotton, (US) 7, (4.5mm) needles and one button (navy for maize, maize for navy colors)

C/O 59 sts.
Knit 7 rows for bottom border.
8) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (17 times), K3
9 and all odd rows) Knit, slipping the first stitch of the row as if to Knit
10-16) Repeat Rows 8 and 9, for a total of 5 times
18-22) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (3 times) P31, *P2, K1tbl, *(3 times), P2, K3
24, 26, 28) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K9, P9, K9, P4, *K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
30) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K9, P4, K1, P4, K9, P4, *K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
32) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K5, P5, K3, P5, K5, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
34) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K5, P4, K5, P4, K5, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
36) S1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K5, P3, K7, P3, K5, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
38) S1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K5, P2, K9, P2, K5, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
40) S1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K5, P1, K11, P1, K5, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
42, 44) S1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K23, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
46) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K11, P1, K11, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
48) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K10, P3, K10, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
50) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P6, K9, P5, K9, P6, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
52) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K10, P7, K10, P4, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
54) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K9, P9, K9, P4, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
56) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K8, P11, K8, P4, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
58) Sl 1, K2, P2, *K1tbl, P2* (2 times), K1tbl, P4, K7, P13, K7, P4, * K1tbl, P2* (3times), K3
60, 62, 64) repeat row 18
66, 68, 70, 72, 74) repeat row 8
75-78) Knit, slipping the first stitch

Begin decreases for the Towel Top

79) Sl 1, K7, *(Sl 1, k2tog, PSSO), K7* 4 times, end, (Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO) K8. (49 sts.)
80, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90) Knit, slipping the first stitch
81) Sl 1, K6, *(Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO), K5* 4 times, last 10 sts: Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO), K7 (39 sts.)
83) Sl 1, K5, *(Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO), K3* 4 times, last 9 sts: (SL1 K2tog, PSSO), K6. (29 sts.)
85) Sl 1, K4, *(Sl 1, K2tog, PSSO), K1* 4 times, last 8 sts: (Sl 1, K2 tog, PSSO), K5. (19 sts)
87) Sl 1, K3, (K2tog) 6 times, K3 (13 sts.)
89) (K2tog) 3 times, K1, (K2tog) 3 times. (7 sts.)

Tab Section of Towel Top

90-91) Knit, slipping the first stitch
92) Sl 1, K1, P3, K2.
93-106) repeat rows 91 and 92 of the tab section.
107, 108) Knit, slipping the first stitch
109) Sl 1, K1, P3, K2
110-123) repeat rows 108 and 109 of the tab section
124) Sl 1, K1, Bind off center 3 sts, K to end (4 sts) (creates buttonhole)
125) Sl 1, Kfb next st, Kfb next st, K1 (6 sts)
126) K2 tog, K2tog, K2tog
127) Knit 1, K2tog, pass first stitch over. Pull tail through last stitch. Weave in ends, wet/spray block. Sew button into center stitches on tab decrease row #90.


Once again, I will remind you that this pattern is Absolutely NOT to be used for any type of profit in anyway, shape or form! This is a pattern that I've written to share with all those Wolverine fans out here. You can decorate your kitchen, your tail-gate party, or bring it to the game and swing it over your heads as you support our boys in blue! Make a set for your cabin, your camper, and your favorite graduate, too! Don't leave anyone out...just please respect the copy right laws, and promise you'll never EVER make a dime off this pattern. I'd hate to have them come after someone for issues. And I certainly don't wish to have them make me take it down and not be able to share my patterns with you, either. As the saying goes...let's all play nice.


Now, for the true fan, make one in each of maize and blue for your kitchen, and don't forget to add a few "Hail to the ... Dishclothes" to your set! (pattern is available over <-----) in the Wishing I was Knitting at the Lake Patterns list.

I'll post some better pictures hopefully after I've had the chance to block the one I finished a bit ago and find my navy button for it.

One last thing.....GO BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 comments:

Pennie said...

AWESOME! I think I'm going to start knitting one and have it done for xmas for my hubby - big michigan fan :) thanks a ton for this great pattern. LOVE IT.

Anonymous said...

I'm confused - or maybe I'm thinking of a different Ann Arbor team.
Isn't it go "crimson", rather than go "blue"?

Janey
janeyknitting@yahoo.ca

life as I know it said...

You're the greatest. I was looking for a block M dishcloth for my kitchen. My husband and I are alums and almost the entire house is done in Maize and Blue. It actually works really well. Some of our friends called the guest room the "Lloyd Carr Memorial Suite" lol!
Is there any chance you've been working on a bi-colored cloth Blue with a Maize block M? I'd love to see that.
Ravelry ID mochamomknitter

123 123 said...

Cool article as for me. It would be great to read something more concerning this matter. Thnx for posting that material.
Joan Stepsen
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susanmark said...

HI Cathy,

I LOVE your Hail to the Chief set. My pen/email pal's dh and 2 of their 3 dd's go/went to U of M. They named their dog Bo!! I knit them lots of cloths and this will be another for them.Thank you.

HUGS
Susan