#315 Black Tie Dishcloth – Maggie Weldon Maggies Crochet


Designer Carol Showers wrote: “ This one is for the “Little Man” of the house. Each man should have his very own dishcloth to help with clean-up during the holiday party season! My husband got my first endeavor, he just doesn’t know it yet.

Thank you Carol for joining the Dishcloth-A-Day Challenge!

Follow me on to #316 and the rest of the story…

Black Tie Dishcloth

Original Design By: Carol Showers

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy

About 10” wide and 8” long.

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Black – 2 oz, 100 yds (60 g, 92 m) (I Love This Cotton)

Crochet Hook:
Size H-8 (5.00 mm)

Special Stitches

(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same st or sp indicated.

Reverse Single Crochet (rev-sc):
Working from left to right, insert hook in next st to right, pull up a loop, yo, draw through both loops on hook.


Row 1:
(Right Side) Ch 34, hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skipped ch count as first hdc), [hdc in next ch] across. (33)

Row 2:
Ch 3 (counts as first hdc and ch 1), turn, skip next hdc, hdc in next hdc, [ch 1, skip next hdc, hdc in next hdc] across. (17 hdc and 16 ch-1 sps)

Row 3:
Ch 2, turn, [hdc in next ch, hdc in next hdc] across. (33)

Row 4-19:
Rep Rows 2-3, eight times.

At end of Row 19, finish off and weave in ends.


Cut a 48” piece of yarn and thread in large tapestry needle.  Double and tie knot at ends. With right side of dishcloth facing and starting at bottom in the center stitch (17th hdc from either end), hide knot on wrong side, bringing the needle through to the right side, weave through center stitch of each row. Pull thread to gather slightly, making Bow shape, turn to back side and run thread through some of the stitches on back. Wrap the thread around the tie, two times and secure at middle of back.  Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon



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1 Comment

  • marceme 13 years ago Reply

    thanks very much for this potholder BLACK TIE AFFAIR
    makes you want to do the dishes lol HUGS ME

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