It has been fun to watch the idea of the crochet Dishcloth-a-Day challenge come to life. We still need your help to make it to the finish line. Please follow this link http://www.bestfreecrochet.com/dishcloth-challenge/ to see how you can help. We are looking for sponsors to help with the prizes.
I should have this posted by the end of the month. Everyone will get something.
Follow me onto dishcloth #132 and the rest of the story…
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Skill: Easy to Intermediate
Size: About 8½” square
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:
Light Blue – 1 oz, 50 yds (30 g, 45 m)
White – 1 oz, 50 yds (30 g, 45 m)
Red – ½ oz, 25 yds (15 g, 22 m)
(Sugar ‘n Cream – Light Blue, White, Red)
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)
Double Crochet Cluster (dc-cl): Keeping last lp of each dc on hook, dc in next 5 dc, yo, pull through all lps on hook.
Rows 1-4 – Color Light Blue
Rows 5-8 – Color White
Rows 9-12 – Color Red
Rows 13-16 – Color Light Blue
Row 1: (Wrong Side) With Color Blue, ch 28, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sc in next ch] across. (27 sc)
Row 2: (Right Side) Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), turn, skip first 3 sc, * 5 dc in next sc, skip next 4 sc; rep from * across, ending with 5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, dc in last sc.
Row 3: Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), turn, skip first dc, dc-cl, ch 4; rep from * across, ending with dc-cl, ch 2, dc in last dc.
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, 2 sc in ch-2 sp, * sc in top of dc-cl, 4 sc in next ch-4 sp; rep from * across, ending with sc in top of dc-cl, 2 sc in next ch-2 sp, sc in last dc. Change color.
Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 6: Ch 3, turn, skip first 3 sc, * 5 dc in next sc, skip next 4 sc; rep from * across, ending with 5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc, dc in last sc.
Rows 7-14: Rep Rows 3-6 twice.
Rows 15-16: Rep Rows 3-4 once more.
At the end of Row 16, do not change color. DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, (right side facing), 2 sc in first dc, sc in next sp, sc in top of dc-cl, [2 sc in ch-2 sp, sc in next dc-cl] across to last ch-2 sp, sc in sp, 3 sc in last dc; * working in sides of rows, evenly work 18 sc *; working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, [skip next ch, sc in next 2 ch, skip next ch, sc in next ch] across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to * once; working in Row 16, sc in first dc; join with sl st to first sc. (78 sc) Finish off Blue and weave in ends.
Rnd 2: With right side facing, join White with sl st to center sc of any corner 3-sc group, ch 3, 4 dc in same sc, skip next 2 sc, [5 dc in next sc, skip next 2 sc] around; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.
All Rights Reserved copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon