#229 Cottage Block Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


WEDNESDAY AUGUST 17, 2011
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Cottage Block Dishcloth

Original Design by Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size:
About 9½” square
Materials:
Worsted Weight Cotton: Purple – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m); Lilac – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m); White – 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m)(Sugar ‘n Cream/Bernat Cottontots)
Crochet Hook:
Size H-8 (5.00 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
Cluster with 3 Double Crochets (3-cl):
Keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 3 dc in st or sp indicated, yo and pull through all loops on hook.
Cluster with 2 Double Crochets (2-cl):
Keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 2 dc in st or sp indicated, yo and pull through all loops on hook.

DISHCLOTH
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, with Purple, ch 5, (tr, [dc, 3 tr] 3 times, dc, tr) in 5th ch from hook; join with sl st to 5th ch of ch-5. (17 sts)
Work continues in Rows.
Row 2:
With right side facing, ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), dc in same st as joining, dc in next 3 sts, (dc, 3 tr, dc) in next (center) tr, dc in next 3 sts, 2 dc in next (center) tr. Leave remaining sts unworked. (15 sts)
Row 3:
Ch 3, turn, dc in next 6 sts, (dc, 3 tr, dc) in next (center) tr, dc in next 7 sts. (19 sts)
Row 4:
Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across, working 3 sc in center tr (corner). (21 sc) Finish off Purple and weave in ends.
Row 5:
With right side facing, join Lilac with sc to back loop of first sc, working in back loops only, [sc in next st] across, working 3 sc in center sc of corner 3-sc group. (23 sc)
Row 6:
Ch 3, turn, [dc in next st] across, working (dc, 3 tr, dc) in center sc of corner 3-sc group. (27 sts)
Row 7:
Ch 3, turn, * skip next 3 dc, cl-3 in next dc, [ch 3, cl-2 in 3rd ch from hook] twice, cl-3 in same dc *; rep from * to * across to corner, [ch 3, 2-cl in 3rd ch from hook] twice, skip next (center) tr, rep from * to * across, ending with skip next 3 dc, dc in last dc.
Row 8:
Ch 6 (counts as first dc and ch 3), turn, [sc in top of first 2-cl, ch 3] across to corner, (3-cl, ch 5, 3-cl) in top of corner 2-cl, ch 3; rep from [ to ] across, ending with dc in last dc.
Row 9:
Ch 3, turn, 3 dc in first ch-3 sp, [dc in next sc, 3 dc in next sp] across to corner, (3 dc, 3 tr, 3 dc) in corner ch-5 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, [dc in next sc, 3 dc in next sp] across, ending with dc in last dc.
Row 10:
Rep Row 4. Finish off and weave in ends.
Row 11:
With right side facing, join White with sc to back loop of first sc, working in back loops only, [sc in next sc] across, working 3 sc in center tr of corner 3-tr group.
Rows 12-14:
Ch 3, turn, [dc in next st] across, working (dc, 3 tr, dc) in center sc of corner 3-sc group
At the end of Row 14, DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging
Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn (right side facing), sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2:
Ch 1, sc in each sc around, working 3 sc in each corner; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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