Learn How to Knit Fruit Citrus Slices with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial with Studio Knit.

We are knitting up colorful Fruit Citrus Slices in cotton yarn. Knit up some summer goodness to enjoy year round as a dishcloth, washcloth, trivet, or sweet home decor. Measuring at 8 inches in diameter, this is a fun little quick knit that is sure to challenge and obsess you! Although this design is a rounded shape, we are knitting on straight needles, not on circulars… and no decreasing nor increasing either. Wedge by wedge, our citrus shape appears by knitting twelve little triangles with the magic of turning!

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KNITTED POT & PAN PROTECTORS

These fruit slices make great knitted Pot and Pan Protectors. Knit up various sizes to protect against your cookware’s scratches and scrapes. The sweet, cheerful fruit design is perfect to brighten up your kitchen cupboards!

Knitted Pot and Pan Protectors - Fruit Slices with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial with Studio Knit.


MATERIALS to Knit Fruit Citrus Slices

Yarn in cotton worsted weight – I knitted my fruit citrus slices with Sugar N Cream cotton yarn in colors Hot Green, Hot Pink, Hot Orange, Hot Yellow, and Hot Green. This yarn is perfect because it is absorbent, lightweight, and easy to wash out when using as a dishcloth.
Knitting Needles, size 7 US
Scissors
Tapestry Needle


KNITTING TECHNIQUES for Knit Fruit Citrus Slices

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• B = Bind Off


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KNITTING PATTERN Fruit Citrus Slices

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KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS for Fruit Citrus Slices

GETTING STARTED

Cast On 2 Stitches in Main Color (MC)

On same needle, CO 12 Sts in White Color

Starting Row: Knit 12 White, K2 MC

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WEDGE PATTERN

Row 1: (right side)

K2 MC, K1 White, K10 MC (13 sts)

Leave 1 St remaining on needle – Turn

Row 2: (wrong side)

K10 MC

Bring MC strand front, Take White strand back

K1 White

Bring White strand front, Take MC strand back

K2 MC

Row 3: K2 MC, K1 White, K8 MC (11 sts) – Turn

Row 4: K8 MC, K1 White, K2 MC

Row 5: K2 MC, K1 White, K6 MC (9 sts) – Turn

Row 6: K6 MC, K1 White, K2 MC

Row 7: K2 MC, K1 White, K4 MC (7 sts) – Turn

Row 8: K4 MC, K1 White, K2 MC

Row 9: K2 MC, K1 White, K2 MC (5 sts) – Turn

Row 10: K2 MC, K1 White, K2 MC

Row 11: K2 MC, K12 White (14 sts)

Row 12: K12 White, K2 MC

REPEAT Rows 1-12 to create 11 (of 12) fruit wedges

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FINISHING

On last (12th) fruit wedge, Knit Rows 1-10

Row 11: K2 MC, K1 White, K12 MC

Row 12: Bind Off

Tack Edges of Wedges 1 and 12 together with yarn and a tapestry needle

Weave in ends and enjoy!


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