FRIDAY AUGUST 5, 2011
Follow me on to #218 and the rest of the story…
The Rambler Dishcloth
Original Design by Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 8½” wide and 11” long
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton: Red – 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m); White – 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m)(Sugar ‘n Cream)
Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)
JOINING WITH SC
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.
Shell: [dc, (ch 1, dc) 4 times] in next st or sp indicated.
Row 1: (Right Side) With Red, ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [skip next 2 ch, shell in next ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch] across. (5 sc and 4 shells) Finish off and weave in ends.
Row 2: With right side facing, join White with sc to first sc, * working across shell, sc in first ch-1 sp, [ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp] 3 times, sc in next sc; rep from * across. Finish off and weave in ends.
Row 3: With wrong side facing, join Red with sl st to first sc, ch 3 (counts as first dc), [ch 2, keeping ch-3 lp to the Right Side, sc in center dc of shell 2 rows down, ch 2, skip next 2 sc, dc in next sc].
Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in first dc, [skip next ch-2 sp, shell in next sc, skip next ch-2 sp, sc in next dc] across. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rows 5-25: Rep Rows 2-4.
At the end of Row 25, DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), DO NOT TURN (right side facing), * working in sides of rows, evenly dc across *, working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 dc in first ch, [dc in next ch] across to last ch, 3 dc in last ch; rep from * to *; working in Row 25, 3 dc in first sc, [dc in next st] across to last sc, 3 dc in last sc; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.
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