Friday, August 7, 2009

Spic-N-Span Dishcloth Pattern


SPIC-N-SPAN DISHCLOTH
Designed by Melinda Miller

Materials:                 
Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn - I used Crafter’s Secret
Color A: Pink (20)
Color B: Fuchsia (53)

Crochet hook size I/5.5mm
Tapestry needle

Size:                          
9” square after blocking

Abbreviations:       
Beg = beginning
Ch = chain
Cont = continue
Dc = double crochet
Hk = hook
Rep = repeat
RS = right side
Sc = single crochet 
Sk = skip
Sl St = slip stitch
Sp = space
St/s = stitch/es
Tr = treble crochet
WS = wrong side


Special Stitches:   

Cr3R (Cross 3 Right): sk 2 sts, work 1 tr into next st, working behind last tr, work 1 dc into each of 2 sk sts.

Cr3L (Cross 3 Left): sk 1 st, work 1 dc into each of next 2 sts, working in front of last 2 dc, work 1 tr into sk st. 

Tutorial for Beginning Stitches: No More Turning Chains      
   

INSTRUCTIONS:

Row 1: (WS) With A ch 26, working in back ridges of chs, sc into 2nd ch from hk and into each ch to end, turn. (25 sc)

Row 2: (RS) BegDc in first st, [Cr3R, 1dc into next st, Cr3L, 1dc into next st] to end, turn.

Row 3: BegHdc in first st, 1 hdc into each st to end, turn. (25 hdc) 

Rows 4 – 15: Rep Rows 2 and 3. DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging

Rnd. 1: Cont with A, ch 1, turn to RS, 3 sc in first st – corner made, sc in next 23 sts,
3 sc in last st – corner made, work 23 sc evenly along side, 3 sc around corner in next ch – corner made, sc in next 23 chs, 3 sc in last ch – corner made, work 23 sc evenly along side, join with sl st to beg sc. Finish off. (23 sc per side, 3 sc per corner)

Rnd. 2: With RS facing, join B with sc to any sc, work 1 sc in each st around, placing
3 sc in each corner st, join with sl st to beg sc. Finish off, weave in ends, block. (25 sc per side, 3 sc per corner)


Copyright - This Spic-N-Span Dishcloth Pattern and the pattern photo are copyright 2018 by Melinda Miller. Free for your own personal use only. Per copyright law, do not redistribute (with or without charge) in any form. (Redistributing to others includes by photocopies, scanning, emailing, putting on a CD, posting in Internet forum messages, putting on another web site and any other manner of distribution.)