#106 Shells In A Row Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet

Saturday – April 16, 2011
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Thank you Carol for all your wonderful designs.  Follow me onto Dishcloth #107 and the rest of the story…

Shells in a Row Dishcloth

Original Design By Carol Ballard

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size:
About 10” square.
Materials:
Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Multicolor – 2 oz, 110 yd (57 g, 100 m) (Sugar ‘n Cream – Over The Rainbow)
Crochet Hook:
Size H-8 (5.00 mm)
Gauge:
1 patt (dc, Shell, dc) = 2”, 3 patt rows = 2″.

Special Stitches
Front Post Double Crochet: (FPdc):
Yo hook, insert hook from front to back to front around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.
Unless noted otherwise, always skip the st behind the FPdc.

Back Post Double Crochet: (BPdc):
Yo hook, insert hook from back to front to back around post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] twice.
Unless noted otherwise, always skip the st in front of the BPdc.

Shell:
(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in st or sp indicated.

DISHCLOTH
Row 1:
(Right Side) Ch 34, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sc in next ch] across. (33 sc)
Row 2:
Ch 3, turn, dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, [Shell in next sc, skip next 2 sc, dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc] across, ending Shell in next sc, skip next 2 sc, dc in next 2 sc. (8 dc, 5 Shells)
Row 3:
Ch 3, turn, FPdc in next dc, [Shell in next Shell, FPdc in next dc] across, dc in last dc.
Row 4:
Ch 3, turn, BPdc in next dc, [Shell in next Shell, BPdc in next dc] across, dc in last dc.
Rows 5-14:
Rep Rows 3-4 five times.
Row 15:
Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 dc, ch 2, [sc in next Shell, ch 2, sc in next dc, ch 2] across, sc in last dc.
Row 16:
Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sc, [2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next sc] across, sc in last sc. (33 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging
Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn, (right side facing), 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 31 sc, 3 sc in next sc, * working is sides of rows, 2 sc in each dc row, 1 sc in of each sc row *, working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, sc in next 31 ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to *, sc in next sc; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 18:
Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

 

Comments
  1. marceme

    thanks for the fiesta looking potholder it is very pretty

  2. Kvanatta

    I did this one in a red/white & blue variegated and gave it as a hostess gift to my neighbor. She always holds a party & we all bring food…. (and a dishcloth this time 🙂

  3. Kvanatta

    I did this one in a red/white & blue variegated and gave it as a hostess gift to my neighbor. She always holds a party & we all bring food…. (and a dishcloth this time 🙂

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