I finished knitting a dishcloth this evening using cotton yarn.
Cast on 34 stitches.
Rows 1 to 3 - Knit
Row 4 - Knit 1 stitch then repeat (k2tog, yo, 1) to the end
Rows 5 and 6 - Knit
Repeat rows 1 to 6 until nearly desired length.
Knit two rows.
Bind off all stitches in knit. Weave in loose ends.