#357 Candy Cane Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


FRIDAY DECEMBER 23, 2011
Designer Kathleen Stuart wrote: ” I had made this candy cane idea into a pillow years ago, so I changed the size a bit to make a dishcloth.
Thank you Kathleen for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!
Follow me on to #358 and the rest of the story…

Candy Cane Dishcloth

Original Design By: Kathleen Stuart

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

 

Skill: Easy
Size: About 9” wide by 10” long.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Multicolor – 2 oz, 100 yds (60 g, 92 m) (Bernat Handicrafter Yuletide Twists)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.25 mm)

Special Stitches
Cluster (cl): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, work 4 dc in st or sp indicated, yo and pull through all 5 loops on hook.

DISHCLOTH
Row 1: (Right Side) Ch 30, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, (skipped ch counts as first sc), [hdc in next ch] across. (29 hdc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc now and throughout), turn, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 7 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 6 hdc. (6 cl and 23 hdc)
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 4: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 6 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 sts, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 sts, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 7 hdc. (4 cl and 25 hdc)
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 7 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 8 hdc. (6 cl and 23 hdc)
Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 8: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 8 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 sts, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 sts, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 9 hdc. (4 cl and 25 hdc)
Row 9: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 10: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 9 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 10 hdc. (5 cl and 24 hdc)
Row 11: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 12: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 10 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 sts, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 11 hdc. (2 cl and 27 hdc)
Row 13: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 14: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 4 hdc. (7 cl and 22 hdc)
Row 15: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 16: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 2 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 3 hdc. (6 cl and 23 hdc)
Row 17: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 18: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 4 hdc. (10 cl and 19 hdc)
Row 19: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 20: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 4 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 5 hdc. (4 cl and 25 hdc)
Row 21: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc and cl across. (29 hdc)
Row 22: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 5 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next st, cl in next hdc, hdc in next 7 hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in next hdc, cl in next hdc, hdc in last 6 hdc. (6 cl and 23 hdc)
Row 23: Ch 2, turn,hdc in each hdc across. (29 hdc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging
Rnd 1: Ch 1, DO NOT TURN, evenly sc around; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

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Maggie

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Comments
  1. marceme

    thanks hopoe all has a very happy chrustmas HUGS ME

  2. barb

    I would like to thank all of you for the wonderful designs. It’s given me something new to try and keep on hand for quick gifts. A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS to all and HAPPY NEW YEAR.

  3. Dawn roll

    I love making dish cloth for xmasbecauce people love them

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