FRIDAY OCTOBER 21, 2011
Designer Patricia Hall wrote: “My delight in doilies keeps coming out in my designs.”
Thank you Patricia for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!
Follow me on to #295 & the rest of the story…
Original Design by Patricia Hall
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 9” round.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton: White – 1 oz, 50 yd (30 g, 46 m) Green – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) Purple – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m) (Peaches & Crème – Dark Taupe, Bright Orange, Forest Green)
Crochet Hook: Size G-6 (4.25 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.
Rnd 1: (Right Side) Starting at center, with White, ch 10, join with sl st to first ch to form ring; ch 3 (counts as first dc now and thoughout), 2 dc in ring, [3 dc in ring, ch 2] 7 times; join with sl st to first dc. (24 dc and 8 ch-2 sps)
Rnd 2: Sl st to ch-2 sp, ch 3, (dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in same sp, [(2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc) in next sp] around; join with sl st to first dc. (8 shells)
Rnd 3: Sl st to ch-3 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in same sp, dc in sp between shells, [(3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next ch-3 sp, dc in sp between shells] around; join with sl st to first dc. (8 shells and 8 dc) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 4: With right side facing, join Green with sc to any ch-3 sp, 4 sc in same sp, skip next 3 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next dc (between shells), [5 sc in next ch-3 sp, skip next 3 dc, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) in next dc] around; join with sl st to first sc. (40 sc and 8 shells) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 5: With right side facing, join Purple with sc to center sc of any 5-sc group, [ch 1, (tr, ch1) 8 times in next ch-3 sp, sc in center sc of next 5-sc group] around, omitting last sc on final repeat; join with sl st to first sc. (64 tr and 8 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 6: With right side facing, join White with sl st to any ch-1 sp, [ch 2, sl st in next ch-1 sp] around, ending with sl st in first sl st. Finish off and weave in ends.
All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon
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I think this pattern is my next project. I’m partial to doily designs and see more possibilities for my doily patterns when I look at this dishcloth. Thank you for the pattern and the inspiration.
I think I might actually enjoy doing dishes with this one.
Very pretty. Works up quickly.