Thanksgiving Turkey Dishcloth
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 11½” wide and 8″ long.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Multicolor – 2 oz, 100 yd (60 g, 92 m); Beige- 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m) Small amounts Brown, Pink and Maroon. Yarn Needle.
Crochet Hook:Size H-8 (5.00 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.
Shell: 9 dc in same st or sp indicated.
Row 1: With Multicolor, ch 14, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, hdc in next 4 ch, sc in next 4 ch. (12 sts)
Row 2: (Right Side) Ch 1, turn, working in back lps only, sc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 3 sts, Shell in last st, (mark 1st dc of shell), sl st in same ch used by first dc of Row 1. (21 sts) Finish off and weave in ends.
Row 3: With wrong side facing, working in front lps only, join Multicolor with sl st in marked dc of shell, ch 3, dc in next 3 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 4 sts. (12 sts)
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, working in back lps only, sc in next 4 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, dc in next 3 sts, Shell in last st, (mark 1st dc of shell), sl st in marked st of previous Feather. (21 sts) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rows 5-26: Rep Pattern Rows 3-4 until there are 13 Feathers.
At the end of Row 26, finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1 (Right Side): Starting at Head, with Beige, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 2 (counts as first hdc now and throughout), 9 hdc in ring; join with sl st to first hdc. (10 hdc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each hdc around; join. (20 dc)
Row 1: Ch 2, 2 hdc in same st as joining, hdc in next 3 dc, 3 hdc in next hdc. (9 hdc) Leave remaining sts unworked.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, hdc across to last hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (11 hdc)
Rows 3-6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across.
Rows 7-8: Ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc across to last 2 sts, hdc dec. (9, 7 hdc)
At the end of Row 8, finish off leaving long end.
With right side facing, join Beige with sl st to 2nd hdc of Row 8, * (sc, hdc, 2 dc) in next st, (2 dc, hdc, sc) in next st, sl st in next st; rep from * once more. Finish off and weave in ends.
With Pink, ch 4, 3 dc in 4th ch from hook. Finish off leaving long end.
With Maroon, ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook and next 6 ch, sl st in next 4 ch. Finish off leaving long end.
- Sew Beak and Wattle to Body.
- With Brown and yarn needle, embroider French knots for eyes.
- Sew first four Feathers on either side to outer edge of Body. Sew Head on top of feathers.
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