#259 Sedge Stitch Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2011
Follow me on to #260 & the rest of the story…
Designer Kathleen Stuart wrote ” I was inspired to use this stitch from the Harmony Guide. It is easy to do and the texture is great.

Thank you Kathleen  for joining the Dishcloth-a-day challenge!

Sedge Stitch Dishcloth

Original Design By: Kathleen Stuart

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size:
About 9” wide by 10” long.
Materials:
Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Yellow – 2 oz, 100 yds (60 g, 92 m) (Lily Sugar ‘n Cream)
Crochet Hook:
Size J-10 (6.00 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.

DISHCLOTH
Row 1:
(Right Side) Ch 30, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, (skipped ch counts as first sc), (hdc, dc) in next ch, * skip next 2 ch, (sc, hdc, dc) in next ch; repeat from * to last 3 ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in last ch.
Row 2:
Ch 1 (counts as first sc now and throughout), turn, [hdc, dc] in first sc, * skip next (dc, hdc), (sc, hdc, dc) in next sc; repeat from * to last 3 sts, skip next (dc, hdc), sc in last sc (turning ch).
Rows 3-20:
Rep Row 2.
At the end of Row 20, DO NOT FINISH OFF.

 
Edging
Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in first sc, [sc in next st] across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc, * working in sides of rows, evenly sc across *, working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, [sc in next ch] across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to *; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2:
Sl st in next sc, ch 1, (sc, hdc, dc) is same sc, * skip next sc, [(sc, hdc, dc) in next sc, skip next 2 sc] across to next corner st, (sc, hdc, dc) in corner sc, [skip next sc, (sc, hdc, dc) in next sc] across side to next corner st *, (sc, hdc, dc) in corner sc; repeat from * to *; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,
Maggie

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Comments
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    Hi Maggie, I totally LOVE everything connected to your site!!! You are by far the most together lady I have ever seen and it shows here on this site. Your crochet collection is the world’s best and shown just beautifully. I appreciate all your hard work and am sure thousands of others do also. I SO look forward to this site every morning, makes my day start so colorful and happy. THANKS Maggie!!!!

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