#144 Beginner’s Luck Crochet Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet

Tuesday May 24, 2011

Designer Jennifer Carraway wrote: “I started working for Maggie a couple of years ago doing pottery for Lace Pottery.  While working here I am often asked for my opinion on new crochet designs which come in for review. I became interested in crochet and Wendi gave me hooks and yarn for Christmas last year.  My first project was a scarf – the Huglee.  I’m still learning how to read patterns but I get the stitches. I would rather design my own things than try to understand someone else’s. I get what the patterns are saying but we don’t speak the same language. Just learning!”

Jen – I am so proud of you!!  Your dishcloth is beautiful!  Thank you for helping with the Dishcloth-a-Day Challenge.

Follow me onto dishcloth #145 and the rest of the story…

Beginner’s Luck Dishcloth

Original Design By: Jennifer Carraway

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy

Size: About 8” diameter.

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Multicolor – 2 oz, 95 yds (57 g, 86 m); (Sugar ‘n Cream Stripes – Beach Ball Blue)

Crochet Hook:
Size H-8 (5.00 mm)


Rnd 1:
(Right Side) Starting at center, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring, ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch 1), [dc in ring, ch 1] 9 times; join with sl st to first dc. (10 dc and 10 ch-1)

Rnd 2:
Ch 4, dc in next ch, ch 1, [dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next ch, ch 1] around; join. (20 dc and 20 ch-1)

Rnd 3:
Ch 4 (counts as first tr), tr in next ch, [tr in next dc, tr in next ch] around; join with sl st to first tr. (40 tr)

Rnd 4:
Ch 5 (counts as first tr and ch 1), [tr in next tr, ch 1] around; join with sl st to first tr. (40 tr, 40 ch-1)

Rnd 5:
Ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in next ch, [dc in next tr, dc in next ch] around; join with sl st to first dc. (80 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.

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