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
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″.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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 🙂
this cloth just doesn’t seem square or rectangular…. has anyone else made one and if so, does it come out correct?
Flo Ann – I did it – it is posted on my blog at
if you want to see it. Mine turned out a little rectangular.