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#75 3-D Crochet Crochet Dishcloth

Wednesday March 16th – Today I received the sad news that our attempt for ‘Largest Collection of Crochet Dishcloths’ can not be accepted as a Guiness World Record.   I will now get busy lining up sponsors for our challenge.  Oh, well – I tried!  It has still been a lot of fun.

This dishcloth was designed and submitted by Carol Ballard.  To see more of Carol’s designs visit MaggiesCrochet.com or Carol’s Blog: http://www.cobblerscabin.wordpress.com/

Thank you Carol for all your wonderful designs.

Follow me onto Dishcloth #76 and the rest of the story…

3-D Crochet Dishcloth

Original Design By Carol Ballard

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Intermediate

Size: About 10” wide, 11” long.

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:  Multicolor – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 69 m) Banana – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 69 m)

Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)

Gauge: 3 dc = 1″, 2 rows (1 sc, 1 dc) = 1″.

Special Stitches

Double Treble (dtr): Yo hook 3 times, insert hook into st or sp indicated, yo, draw yarn through (5 lps on hook), * yo, draw through two loops; rep from * three times more.

Dishcloth

Row 1: (Right Side) With Banana, ch 28, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across. (27 sc)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 5 sc, ch 3, skip next 3 sc, dc in next 9 sc, ch 3, skip next 3 sc, dc in next 6 sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across, working 3 sc in each ch-3 lp. (27 sc) Change color to Multicolor.

Row 4: With Multicolor, ch 3, turn, dc in next 5 sc, * keeping sc-lp to back, working in skipped sc from two rows previous, dtr in next 3 skipped sc *, working in previous row, dc in next 9 sc; rep from * to * once, working in previous row, dc in next 6 sc.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. (27 sc) Change color to Banana.

Row 6: With Banana, ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sc, (ch 3, skip next 3 sc, dc in next 6 sc) twice, ch 3, skip next 3 sc, dc in next 3 sc.

Row 7: Rep Row 3.

Row 8: With Multicolor, ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 sc, * keeping sc-lp to back, working in skipped sc from two rows previous, dtr in next 3 skipped sc, working in previous row, dc in next 6 sc *; rep from * to * once, keeping sc-lp to back, working in skipped sc from two rows previous, dtr in next 3 skipped sc, working in previous row, dc in next 3 sc.

Row 9: Rep Row 5.

Rows 10-17: Rep Rows 2-9.

Rows 18-24: Rep Rows 2-8.

At the end of Row 24, DO NOT FINISH OFF Multicolor. Finish off Banana and weave in ends.

Edging

Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, with right side facing, 3 sc in first sc, (sc in next sc) across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc; * working in sides of rows, evenly sc across *; 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.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved © 2011 Maggie Weldon

Enjoy,

Maggie

 

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Comments (5)

  • SaraHawk 10 years ago Reply

    Well, I was really looking forward to being a part of the largest collection of crochet dishcloths in Guiness – it’s their loss though. You’ve got a great batch of designs! Good Job.

  • marceme 10 years ago Reply

    did you quit sending out the webmaster emails i looked forward to them each day i found them posted and no notice that they were here
    i have been trying to figure how to get in to the face book site to post the shamrock potholder i made you wanted us to show them off wish there was a site that we could thanks me

  • Kvanatta 9 years ago Reply

    The stitch / color combination really is cute! Thanks for the pattern….. I am really enjoying following along – though I am not sure when I will catch up 🙂

  • Flo Ann Cram 9 years ago Reply

    this cloth just doesn’t seem square or rectangular…. has anyone else made one and if so, does it come out correct?

  • Kvanatta 9 years ago Reply

    Flo Ann – I did it – it is posted on my blog at
    http://kvanatta.blogspot.com/2011/06/dishcloth-challenge-71-through-77.html

    if you want to see it. Mine turned out a little rectangular.

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