#170 Floral Bounty Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet

Sunday June 19, 2011

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Floral Bounty Dishcloth

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

 

Skill: Easy
Size:
About 10” diameter
Materials:
Worsted Weight Cotton: Yellow – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m); Blue – 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m); White – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 68 m) (Sugar ‘n Cream)
Crochet Hook:
Size I-9 (5.50 mm)

JOINING WITH SC
When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.

Special Stitches
Half Treble Crochet (htr):
Yo twice, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and draw lp through, yo, draw through 2 lps, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook.

DISHCLOTH
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, with Yellow, ch 3, 8 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first hdc); join with sl st to first hdc. (9 hdc)
Rnd 2:
Ch 2, hdc in same st, [2 hdc in next hdc] around; join with sl st to first hdc. (18 hdc) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 3:
With right side facing, join Blue with sl st to any hdc, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same st, skip next 2 hdc, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next hdc, skip next 2 hdc] around join with sl st to first dc. (36 dc, 6 ch-2 sps)
Rnd 4:
Sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same sp, sc in sp between next two 3-dc groups, [(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-sp, sc in sp between next two 3-dc groups] around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 5:
With right side facing, join White with sc to any ch-2 sp, 2 sc in same sp, ch 2, (htr, ch 2, htr) in next sc, ch 2, [3 sc in next ch-sp, ch 2, (htr, ch 2, htr) in next sc, ch 2] around; join with sl st to first sc. (18 sc, 18 ch-sps, 12 htr)
Rnd 6:
Ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), (dc, ch 2, dc) in next sc, dc in next sc, 2 dc in next ch-sp, 3 dc in next ch-sp, 2 dc in next ch-sp, [dc in next sc, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next sc, dc in next sc, 2 dc in next ch-sp, 3 dc in next ch-sp, 2 dc in next ch-sp] around; join with sl st to first dc. (66 dc – 11 dc between each ch-2 sp) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Border
Rnd 1:
With right side facing, sl st in next 2 dc, sl st in ch-2 sp, ch 1, (sc, ch 6, sc, ch 5) in same sp, skip next 2 dc, [sc in next dc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc] around, working (sc, ch 6, sc, ch 5, skip next 2 dc) in each corner ch-2 sp’ join with sl st to first sc.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

 

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