#192 Glass Menagerie Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet

MONDAY JULY 11, 2011
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Glass Menagerie Dishcloth

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 8½” wide, 9½ long
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton: Purple – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m); Multicolor – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 68 m); Yellow – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m); Blue – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m)(Sugar ‘n Cream- Hot Purple, Rainbow Bright, Lemon Chiffon, Blueberry)
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)

Special Stitches
Front Post Treble: (FPtr):
Yo hook twice, insert hook from front to back to front around the post of indicated st, yo hook, pull up lp, [yo hook, pull through 2 lps] 3 times.
Unless noted otherwise, always skip the st behind the FPtr.

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.

DISHCLOTH
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, with Purple, ch 8, st st in first ch to form ring, ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch 3, now and throughout), [3 dc in ring, ch 3] 3 times, 2 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc and 4 ch-3 sps) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 2:
With right side facing, join Multicolor with sl st to any ch-3 sp, ch 6, 3 dc in same sp, [(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp] 3 times, 2 dc in first ch-3 sp; join. (24 dc and 4 ch-3 sps) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 3:
With right side facing, join Yellow with sl st to any ch-3 sp, ch 6, 3 dc in same sp, [dc in next 2 dc, skip next dc, FPtr in center dc Rnd 1, skip next dc, dc in next 2 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 sp] 3 times, dc in next 2 dc, skip next dc, FPtr in center dc Rnd 1, skip next dc, dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in first ch-3 sp; join. (40 dc, 4 FPtr and 4 ch-3 sps) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 4:
With right side facing, join Blue with sl st to any ch-3 sp, ch 6, 3 dc in same sp, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, FPdc in next tr, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1, [(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in ch-3 sp, ch 1, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, skip next 2 dc, FPdc in next tr, skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, 2 dc in first ch-3 sp; join. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 5:
With right side facing, join Multicolor with sl st to any ch-3 sp, ch 6, 3 dc in same sp, skip next 2 dc, dc in next dc, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, FPtr  in 2nd skipped dc on Rnd 3, dc in next dc, FPtr in first skipped dc on Rnd 3, dc in next dc, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, [(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, dc in next dc, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, FPtr  in 2nd skipped dc on previous Rnd, dc in next dc, FPtr in first skipped dc on previous round, dc in next dc, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc] 3 times, 2 dc in first ch-3 sp; join. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 6:
With right side facing, join Yellow with sl st to any ch-3 sp, ch 6, 3 dc in same sp, [skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc] twice, FPtr in 2nd skipped dc on Rnd 4, dc in next 3 dc, FPtr in first skipped dc on Rnd 4, [skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc] twice, * (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in corner ch-3 sp, [skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc] twice, FPtr in 2nd skipped dc on Rnd 4, dc in next 3 dc, FPtr in first skipped dc on Rnd 4, [skip next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc] twice; rep from * around, ending with 2 dc in first ch-3 sp; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

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Enjoy,
Maggie

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Comments
  1. Lovely Linda

    Maggie ~~ Where has the PRINT option gone?

  2. Lovely Linda

    Thanks for putting the print option back in. I really mssed it!!

  3. Carol Showers

    This is a beautiful design and looks great in Christmas colors.

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