New Years Dishcloth - Free Pattern

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New Year Dishcloth

Pattern BFC # 365

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 10” square.
Materials:Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: White - 1½ oz, 75 yds (45 g, 68 m) Blue - 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 45 m) Small amounts of various colors (for lettering)

 

 

 

Additional Materials: 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.

DISHCLOTH
Row 1:(Right Side) With White, ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [dc in next ch, sc in next ch] 12 times. (25 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1 (loosely),turn, dc in first sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] across. (29 sts)
Row 3:Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, [dc in next sc, sc in next dc] across. (29 sts)
Rows 4-21: Repeat Rows 2-3 nine times.
Row 22: Repeat Row 2 once. DO NOT FINISH OFF.

Edging
Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn (right side facing), 3 sc in first sc, [sc in next sc] across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc; * work 23 sc evenly space across sides of rows *, working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, [sc in next ch] across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to *; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 2: With right sidefacing, join Blue with sl st in any corner sc, (ch 5, sl st) in same sc, [ch 5, sl st in next sc] around, working (sl st, ch 5, sl st) in each corner; join with sl st to first sl st. Finish off and weave in ends.

Letter H
Ch 8, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch (mark last ch worked), ch 6, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch (mark last ch worked), ch 4, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in 2nd marked ch, sl st in next ch, sl st in first marked ch, sl st in next 3 ch. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter A
Ch 9, sl st in first ch to form ring, * ch 4, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch *, sl st in same ch as ring joining, sl st in next 2 ch on ring (mark last ch worked);rep * to * once; sl st in marked ch, sl st in remaining 6 ch of ring; join with sl st to first sl st. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter P
Ch 9, sl st in first ch to form ring, * ch 5, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch *, sl st in same ch as ring joining, sl st in remaining 7 ch of ring; join with sl st to first sl st. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter Y
Ch 1 (center ch), * ch 4, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in center ch, rep from * once more, ch 5, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch, sl st in center ch. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter N
Ch 22, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 5 ch, skip next 2 ch, sl st in next 6 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 6 ch. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter E
Ch 10, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch (mark last ch worked), ch 7, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 2 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 2 ch, sl st in marked ch, sl st in next 2 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 3 ch. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter W
Ch 22, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 5 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 2 ch, skip next 3 ch, sl st in next 2 ch, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 6 ch. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Letter R
Ch 1 (center ch), ch 8, sl st in center ch to form ring, * ch 5, sl st in 2ndch from hook, sl st in next 3 ch, sl st in center ch; rep from * once more; sl st in next 5 ch of ring, (sl st, ch 2, sl st) in next ch, sl st in next 2 ch; join with sl st to first sl st. Finish off leaving long 18” end.

Finishing - use photo as guide.
- Using long ends and yarn needle, sew letters to right side of dishcloth.

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