WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
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Designer Patricia Hall wrote: ” My favorite projects to work on are ‘anything with a flower in the design’.”
Thank you Patricia for joining the Dishcloth-a-day challenge!
Straw Flower Dishcloth
Original Design by Patricia Hall
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 7½” round.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton: Brown – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) Orange – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) Green – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) (Peaches & Crème – Dark Taupe, Bright Orange, Forest Green)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.25 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.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with Brown, ch 6, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 5 (counts as first tr and ch 1), [tr in ring, ch 1] 15 times; join with sl st to first tr. (16 tr and 16 ch-1 sps) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 2: With right side facing, join Orange with sc in any tr, ch 2, [sc in next tr, ch 2] around; join with sl st to first sc. (16 sc and 16 ch-2 lps)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 3, [sc in next sc, ch 3] around; join. (16 sc and 16 ch-3 lps)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 4, [sc in next sc, ch 4] around; join. (16 sc and 16 ch-4 lps)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, ch 5, [sc in next sc, ch 5] around; join. (16 sc and 16 ch-5 lps)
Rnd 6: With right side facing, join Green with sc in 3rd (center) ch of any ch-5 lp, [ch 2, hdc in next sc, ch 2, sc in 3rd ch of next ch-5 lp] around, omitting last sc on final repeat; join. (16 sc, 16 hdc and 32 ch-2 sps)
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, [(dc, ch 3, sc) in next hdc, (dc, ch 3, sc) in next sc] around, ending with dc in same st as first sc, ch 3, join with sl st to first sc. (32 leaves) Finish off and weave in ends.
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