Designer Carol Showers wrote: “My grandma taught me to crochet 47 years ago and I have been an avid crocheter since. I enjoy making about anything that suits my eye! I have designed coasters and dishcloths for myself and now I make dishcloths for lots of family members. I don’t go without a supply of dishcloths to the family reunion. I have several dishcloths I make a lot, so decided to write down the instructions to share with others.”
Thank you Carol for joining the Dishcloth-a-Day Challenge.
Square Puff Stitch Dishcloth
Original Design By: Carol Showers
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 9¾” square.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Multicolor – 3 oz, 153 yds (85 g, 138 m) (I Love This Cotton – #282 Seagull)
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)
Reverse Single Crochet (rev-sc): Working from left to right, insert hook in next stitch to right, pull up a loop, yo, and draw through both loops on hook.
Row 1: (Right Side) Ch 33, skip 2 ch, * [yo, draw up lp in next ch] twice, yo, draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1; rep from * across, ending with dc in last ch. (15 Puff sts)
Rows 2-17: Ch 2, turn, [yo, draw up lp in next ch-1 sp] twice, yo, draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1, * yo, draw up a lp in same sp as last st, yo, draw up lp in next ch-1 sp, yo, draw through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1; rep from * across, ending with dc in top of turning ch-2.
At the end of Row 17, DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, DO NOT TURN (right side facing), sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st to first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, rev-sc in each sc around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.
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