THURSDAY OCTOBER 27, 2011
Designer Kathleen Stuart wrote: “ I enjoy doing fun, whimsical designs and food can be inspiring! This cupcake was a lot of fun to create. You can use different colors for the frosting and cake base too.”
Thank you Kathleen for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!
Follow me on to #301 & the rest of the story…
Cute Cupcake Dishcloth
Original Design By: Kathleen Stuart
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon
Size: About 6” wide and 9½” long (without antlers).
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Brown – 1 oz, 50 yds (30 g, 46 m) Pinks – 1 oz, 50 yds (30 g, 46 m) (Lily Sugar ‘n Cream – Warm Brown, Strawberry)
Crochet Hook: Size J-10 (6.00 mm)
Half Double Crochet Decrease (hdc dec): Keeping last loop of each st on hook, hdc in next 2 sts, yo and pull through 3 loops on hook.
Row 1: (Wrong Side) Starting at top of Frosting, with Pinks, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, [sc in next ch] across. (9 sc)
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc now and throughout), turn, hdc in first sc, hdc in next 3 sc, 2 hdc in next sc, hdc in next 3 sc, 2 hdc in last sc. (12 hdc)
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, hdc in next 4 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (15 hdc)
Row 4: Ch 2, turn, [hdc in next hdc] across. (15 hdc)
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, hdc in next 6 hdc, 2 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 6 hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (18 hdc)
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc, hdc in next 16 hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc. (20 hdc)
Rows 7-8: Ch 2, turn, [hdc in next hdc] across. (20 hdc)
Row 9: Ch 2, turn, hdc dec (in next 2 hdc), hdc in next 15 hdc, hdc dec. (18 hdc) dn DO NOT FINISH OFF.
Rnd 10: Ch 1, turn, working in front loops only, sc in first hdc, [skip next hdc, 5 dc in next hdc, skip next hdc, sc in next hdc] across, sc in last hdc; working in both loops, evenly sc around sides and top of cupcake; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Base Row: With right side of Top facing, join Brown with sc to back loop of first hdc of Row 9, working in back loops only, [sc in next hdc] across. (18 sc)
Row 1: Ch 20, working in back loops only, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 18 ch, working in Base Row, sl st in next 2 sc. (19 sc, 2 sl st)
Row 2: Turn, skip 2 sl sts, working in back loops only, sc in next 19 sc. (19 sc)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in next 19 sc, working in Base Row, sl st in next 2 sc. (19 sc, 2 sl st)
Rows 4-18: Rep Rows 2-3, ending with Row 2. Finish off and weave in ends.
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Thank you so much for all these lovely dishcloths. I came in over half thru but I am catching up. I have dedicated a wall in my wash room and have hung them up. They are looking great!!!! I can’t wait til I see the next club. This has been so much fun. You are awsome!!!!
I will make this cute cupcake (without antlers):)
I actually went out today to get brown cotton yarn so I could make this adorable dishcloth! Thanks Maggie, can’t wait to make this dishcloth! 🙂