#302 Barnie Bear Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


SATURDAY OCTOBER 29, 2011
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Barnie Bear Dishcloth

Edited By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

 

Skill: Easy
Size:
About 9” round, excluding ears.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn; Brown – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 69 m) Beige – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) Small amount Black and White Yarn Needle
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

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
Single Crochet Decrease: (sc dec):
Draw up a lp in each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook.

DISHCLOTH
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting in center with Brown, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and throughout), 11 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (12 dc) JOIN ALL DC RNDS IN THIS MANNER. DO NOT TURN EACH RND.
Rnd 2:
Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (24 dc)
Rnd 3:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) 11 times; join. (36 dc)
Rnd 4:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc) 11 times; join. (48 dc)
Rnd 5:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 3 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 3 dc) 11 times; join. (60 dc)
Rnd 6:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 4 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 4 dc) 11 times; join. (72 dc)
Rnd 7:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next 5 dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 5 dc) 11 times; join. (84 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

EARS (Make 2)
Row 1:
(Right Side) Starting at base, with Brown, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next ch across. (9 sc)
Rows 2-3:
Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 4:
Ch 1, turn, * draw up a lp in each of next 2 sc, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook *, sc in next sc across to last 2 sc; rep from * to *. (7 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Ear Border
Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn, sc dec, sc in next sc across to last 2 sc; sc dec (5 sc); working in sides of rows, sc in next 4 rows, working in unused lps of starting ch, sc dec, sc in next ch across to last 2 ch, sc dec; working in sides of rows, sc in next 4 rows; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off leaving long end.

SNOUT
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting in center, with Beige, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring; ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with sl st to first dc. (16 dc)
Rnd2:
Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join. (32 dc)
Rnd 3:
Ch 3, dc in same dc as joining, dc in next dc, (2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc) around; join. (48 dc) Finish off leaving long end.

NOSE
Row 1:
(Right Side) Starting at base, with Black, ch 2, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. (3 sc)
Row 2:
Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in each sc across. (6 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Nose Border
Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (8 sc) Do not turn; working in sides of rows, sc in next 3 rows, sl st in unused lp of starting ch, working in sides of rows, sc in next 3 rows; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off leaving long end.

MOUTH
With Black, ch 10, finish off leaving long end.

EYES (Make 2)
Rnd 1:
Starting at center, with Black, ch 2, 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 2:
With right side facing, join White with sc in back lp of any sc, working in back loops only, 2 hdc in next 3 sc, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off leaving long end.

Finishing (use photo as guide)
– Using long ends, sew Nose and Mouth to Snout.
– Position and sew (or glue) Ears, Eyes and Snout to front of Dishcloth..

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Enjoy,
Maggie

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Comments
  1. Carol

    He is adorable…cute for the grandchildren’s baths.

  2. Nancy Joan

    Very cute– I plan on making a few- thanks for the Barnie Bear crochet dishcloth

  3. Linda

    This is litte bear is just darling. And with a simple round crocheted back and a pillow form, would make a wonderful pillow for some lucky boy or girl. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Pam

    I am sending this one to my daughter and daughter-in-law. Then I just might have to make one for me. Really brings a smile to your face. Once again thanks for sharing your wonderful talent.

    Pam

  5. Consuelo

    Pls I think, instructions of the mouth is not complete, because is only ch 10, and center part where is it?
    Thank you very much
    Consuelo

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