Dishcloth #5: Garter Entrelac

Garter Entrelac Dishcloth. It is not so very hard to knit. Skill needed: K, P, K, Kfb, P2tog, Ssk and pick up purlwise, pick up knitwise.
Material used 
Yarn: Giza Cotton Ice. It is a 100% premium giza cotton yarn. Very soft and anti-bacterial.
Needle Size: 3.75 mm.
Techniques used
- K, P: Knit, purl.
- Kfb: Knit in front and back
- P2tog: Purl 2 sts together.
- SSK: Slip slip knit.
- Pick up purlwise, pick up knitwise.
Video tutorial on how to knit Garter Entrelac
Pattern
Cast on 24 stitches.

FOUR BASE TRIANGLES
Row 1 (WS): K2, turn.
Row 2: K2, turn.
Row 3: K3, turn.
Row 4: K3, turn.
Row 5: K4, turn.
Row 6: K4, turn.
Row 7: K5, turn.
Row 8: K5, turn.
Row 9: K6, end of left triangle, do not turn.
End of base triangle one of four– start next base triangle on next stitch.
Repeat Rows 1 to 9 three more to complete all four base triangles.

TIER 1 - 2 Side Triangles and 3 Diamonds.

+ Left Side Triangle.
Row 1 (RS): K2, turn.
Row 2: K2, turn.
Row 3: Kfb, ssk, turn.
Row 4: K3, turn.
Row 5: Kfb, k1, ssk, turn.
Row 6: K4, turn.
Row 7: Kfb, k2, ssk, turn.
Row 8: K5, turn.
Row 9: Kfb, k3, ssk, end of left triangle - Do Not Turn.

+ Diamonds.
With right side facing, pick up and knit 6 sts along the selvedge edge of the next triangle or diamond, turn.
Row 1: K6, turn.
Row 2: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 3: K6, turn.
Row 4: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 5: K6, turn.
Row 6: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 7: K6, turn.
Row 8: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 9: K6, turn
Row 10: K5, ssk, turn.
Row 11: K6, turn.
Row 12: K5, ssk, - end of Diamond One - Do Not Turn.
Repeat Rows 1 to 12 twice more times to complete all diamonds.

+ Right Side Triangle
With right side facing, pick up and knit 6 sts along the selvedge edge of the next triangle or diamond, turn.
Row 1: K6, turn
Row 2: K4, ssk, turn
Row 3: K5, turn
Row 4: K3, ssk, turn
Row 5: K4, turn
Row 6: K2, ssk, turn
Row 7: K3, turn
Row 8: K1, ssk, turn
Row 9: K2, turn
Row 10: SSK, and transfer this st to the right needle.
The remaining stitch will be counted as the first st picked up for the first diamond in Tier 2.

TIER 2 - 4 Diamonds.
For the first diamond only, the remaining stitch from the last tier counts as 1 picked up stitch
With wrong side facing, sl 1, pick up and purl 5 sts along the selvedge edge of next triangle or diamond.
Row 1: P6, turn.
Row 2: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 3: P6, turn.
Row 4: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 5: P6, turn.
Row 6: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 7: P6, turn.
Row 8: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 9: P6, turn.
Row 10: P5, p2tog, turn.
Row 11: P6, turn.
Row 12: P5, p2tog, end of Diamond One, do not turn.
Pick up and purl 6 sts along the selvedge edge of the next triangle or diamond.
Repeat Rows 1 to 12 three more times to complete all diamonds.

Continue working TIERS 1 and 2 until the desired length is reached.

BIND OFF TRIANGLES
Note: Before you begin the bind off triangles the last tier you work is TIER 1.
With wrong side facing, slip 1, pick up and purl 5 sts along the selvedge edge of the next triangle or diamond. For the first triangle only, the stitch remaining counts as the first picked up stitch.
Row 1: P6, turn.
Row 2: P2tog, p3, p2tog, turn.
Row 3: P5, turn.
Row 4: P2tog, p2, p2tog, turn.
Row 5: P4, turn.
Row 6: P2tog, p1, p2tog, turn.
Row 7: P3, turn.
Row 8: P2tog, p2tog, turn
Row 9: P2, turn.
Row 10: Slip 1, p2tog, pass stitch over, p1, pass stitch over.
The remaining stitch will count as the first stitch of the next triangle.
When all three triangles have been worked, bind off last stitch and weave in ends.