#306 Pink Piggy Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2011
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Pink Piggy Dishcloth

Edited By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Beginner
Size: About 9” round.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Pink (MC) ½ oz, 36 yd, Light Pink (Lp) 6 yd; Small amount Black and White (for Eyes) 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.

DISHCLOTH
Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting in center, with MC, 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 point, with Lp, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook. (1 sc)
Row 2:
Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in only sc. (3 sc)
Rows 3-4:
Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc across to last sc, 2 sc in last sc. (5, 7 sc)
Rows 5-6:
Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in next 2 sc, draw up a lp in each of next 3 sc, yo and draw through 4 lps on hook, sc in next 2 sc; ch 1, working in sides of rows, sc in next 5 rows, 3 sc in unused lp of starting ch on other side, working in sides of rows, sc in next 5 rows; join with sl st to first sc.

EYES
Rnd 1:
Starting at center, with Black, ch 2, 6 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 to back lp of any sc, working in back loops only, sc in same sc, 2 sc in next 2 sc, sl st in next 3 sc; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

SNOUT
Row 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, with Lp, ch 1 (center ch), ch 8, sc in center ch (1st ring), ch 8, sl st in 1st ring (2nd ring), 14 sc in 1st ring, sl st in sc, 14 sc in 2nd ring; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

Finishing (use photo as guide)
– Position and sew (or glue) facial features to front of Dishcloth.

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Enjoy,
Maggie

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