THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Designer Kathleen Stuart wrote: “I love the texture that you can get with different crochet stitches. I like doing Puff Stitches mixed with other stitches. I have used this stitch pattern for scarves and afghans and it looks great in any color.”
Thank you Kathleen for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!
Follow me on to #273 & the rest of the story…
Puff Stitch Dishcloth
Original Design By: Kathleen Stuart
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 9” wide and 9½” long.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Green – 2 oz, 100 yds (60 g, 92 m) (Lily Sugar ‘n Cream – Hot Green)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.25 mm)
Puff Stitch (puff): In same st or sp indicated, [yo hook, insert hook, pull up a loop (to height of hdc)] 4 times, yo and draw through all 9 loops on the hook.
Row 1: (Right Side) Ch 34, hdc in 3rd chain from hook (skipped ch 2 counts as first hdc), [hdc in next ch] across. (33 hdc)
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first hdc and ch 1), skip next hdc, [hdc in next hdc, ch 1, skip next hdc] across, ending with hdc in last hdc (top of ch-2).
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc now and throughout), [puff in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next hdc] across, ending with puff in ch-1 sp, hdc in last hdc.
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as first hdc and ch 1), skip next puff, [hdc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next puff] across, ending with hdc in last hdc.
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, [hdc in next ch-1 sp, hdc in next hdc] across.
Rows 6-21: Rep Rows 2-5.
At the end of Row 21, DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, DO NOT TURN (right side facing), 3 sc in last hdc worked; sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st to first sc.Finish off and weave in ends.
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