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Free Crochet Pattern: Shaped Washcloth

Lion Brand« Kitchen Cotton
Pattern #: L30179
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size

About 9 in. (23 cm) diameter

 



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Feel environmentally friendly as you reuse these crocheted hexagonal clothes.  Not only are they machine-washable but made of 100% cotton.

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Kitchen Cotton

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 831-148: Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Tropic Breeze
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Kitchen Cotton
Vanilla Bubblegum Blueberry Blue Ice Hot Pepper Cayenne Snap Pea Grape
Tropic Breeze Licorice Citrus Kiwi Olive
*Kitchen Cotton (Article #831). 100% Cotton; package size: 2.00oz/57.00 gr. (99yds/90m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  831-148 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Tropic Breeze
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$ 3.69  
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)   $ 2.45  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Shaped Washcloth

Lion Brand« Kitchen Cotton

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

TECHNIQUE EXPLANATION
This design begins by working an adjustable ring to create a neat, closed center on the finished Washcloth.
Adjustable ring method: Wrap yarn around index finger. Insert hook into ring on finger, yarn over and draw up a loop. Carefully slip ring from finger and work the stitches of Rnd 1 (in pattern, below) into the ring. When Rnd 1 is complete gently, but firmly, pull tail to close up the ring.

NOTES:

Do NOT turn at the end of rnds.


WASHCLOTH
Following the Technique Explanation above, make an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout the pattern), dc in ring, ch 1, (2 dc in ring, ch 1) 5 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 6 ch-1 sps at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in each ch-1 sp around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 dc, and 6 ch-1 sps at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 4: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 5: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 6: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 7: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Rnd 8: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 1, 3 sc) in first ch-1 sp, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc, *3 sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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Shaped Washcloth Reviewed by Kathryn Hickok on 2013-08-27 ****
I used a G hook and lightweight black yarn with the intention of using these as doilies for statues. The simple pattern is perfect for setting off a piece of art and protecting furniture.


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