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Shell Dishcloth Free Pattern

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Shell Dishcloth

FP117

Beginner Skill

Size: 8" square.

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn,
1 ½ oz, 72 yd (42 g, 65 m); Yarn Needle.

Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.00 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: Rows 1-2 = 7" wide x 1 ½" tall.

Abbreviations

ch

chain

sc

single crochet(s)

dc

double crochet

sl st(es)

slip stitch(es)

lp(s)

loop(s)

sp(s)

space(s)

rep

repeat

st(s)

stitch(es)

rnd

round

yo

yarn over

 

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

Shell:5 dc in st or sp indicated.

Row 1:Loosely ch 30, dc in 6th ch from hook, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next ch, * skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * twice more. (3 shells)
Rows 2-10:Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), turn, dc in next dc, shell in center dc of next shell, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1, * dc in next dc, 5 dc in center dc of next shell, skip 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 1; rep from * once more, dc in last dc.

Border
Ch 3, turn, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in first st, dc in each st and ch sp across to last st, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in last st, * working in ends of rows, (2 dc in next row, 3 dc in next row) 5 times *; working in unused lps of starting chain, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in first ch, dc in each ch across to last ch, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in last ch; rep from * to *; join with sl st to first dc. (116 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

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