Back to the care of dishcloths… Deb F. wrote: “I use light colors so if I bleach them it doesn’t ruin them and hang over sink or tub to dry”.
Margaret P. wrote: “First wash in vinegar to set the color. In daily use I hang over the faucet or on dish drying rack – wherever the most airing is possible.
Quilted Star Dishcloth
Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 9” square.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:
White – 1½ oz, 75 yds (45 g, 68 m)
Red – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m)
Blue – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m)
(Sugar ‘n Cream – White, Country Red, Country Blue)
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)
Row 1: (Right Side) With White, ch 24, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across. (23 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rows 3-23: Working in sc, follow chart making necessary color changes with Red and Blue.
Rows 24-25: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
At the end of Row 25, Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 1: With right side facing, join Red with sc to first sc on last Row, 2 sc in same sc, (sc in next sc) across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc; * working in sides of rows, evenly sc to corner *, 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 side facing, join Blue with sl st to any corner sc, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sc, (dc in next sc) around, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner sc; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.
All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon