#100 Houndstooth Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet

April 10, 2011

Another great dishcloth from Carol.  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 #101 and the rest of the story…

Houndstooth Dishcloth

Original Design By Carol Ballard

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy to Intermediate

About 9” square.

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Navy – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 69 m); Stripes – 1½ oz, 75 yd (45 g, 69 m) (Sugar ‘n Cream – Navy, Tie-Dye Stripes)

Crochet Hook:
Size I-9 (5.50 mm)

3 patt sts = 1″, 2 patt rows = 1″


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.

To Change Colors

Work last stitch before color change to last step, with new color yo and pull new color through remaining loops on hook. Drop unused color to wrong side. Do not work over unused color.

*For Further Assistance with Changing Colors, see our Help Section on the Website www.MaggiesCrochet.com


All sc is worked using Navy, all dc is worked using Stripes, carry unused color to back and work stitches over it.

Row 1:
(Right Side) With Navy, ch 25, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sc in next ch] across. (24 sc)

Row 2:
Ch 1, turn, changing colors as needed, sc in first sc, dc in next sc, [sc in next sc, dc in next sc] 11 times. (24 sts)

Row 3-19:
Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, dc in next sc, [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] 11 times. (24 sts)

At the end of Row 19, Finish off Stripes and weave in ends.

Row 20:
Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across. (24 sc) DO NOT FINISH OFF.


Rnd 1:
Ch 1, turn (right side facing), 2 sc in first sc, [sc in next sc] across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc; * working in sides of rows, work 2 sc in each dc row and 1 sc in each sc row *; 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 * once, sc in next sc; 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



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Comments (2)

  • marceme 13 years ago Reply

    thanks again for a nice dishcloth im having fun with them we are 22 away from being a third finished

  • Kvanatta 13 years ago Reply

    Another pretty one that is thick and very good for washing up! thank you!

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