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Free Crochet Pattern: Crochet Tissue Box Holder & Washcloth

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Pattern #: 647
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Tissue Box Cover 5 inches x 5˝ inches
Washcloth 8 inches x 8 inches


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*Lion® Cotton (Article #760). 100% Cotton; package size: Solids: 5 oz./140g; 236yd/212m balls
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Crochet Tissue Box Holder & Washcloth

Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton


16.5 sts + 16 rows = 4 inches (10 cm). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

PATTERN STITCH – Multiple of 2 sts

Row 1 Skip 3 ch, 2 sc in next ch, *skip 1 ch, 2 sc in next ch; repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn.

Row 2 *Skip 1 st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * across. Ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.


Ch 22. Beg with pattern Row 1, work even in pattern on 20 sts for 22 rows.

Using a separate strand of yarn, ch 24 and join with a slip st to top of last row at opposite end of working strand. At working end, ch 26. Continue in pattern working Row 1 over chs and Row 2 over center 20 sts – 68 sts. Continue in pattern for a total of 4 rows.

Shape Top Opening

Working each side separately, work 32 sts, turn. Dec 1 sc at beg of next row, then at same edge every row 2 more times. Work 4 rows even. Inc 1 st at same edge as decs every row 3 times. Fasten off. Work other side (remaining 32 sts) to correspond.


Work across 32 sts, ch 4, work across remaining 32 sts. Work in pattern over 68 sts for a total of 20 rows. Cut yarn. Join yarn with a slip st 24 sts in from side edge, ch 2, then work in pattern over center 20 sts. Work for 22 rows on these 20 sts. Fasten off.


Overcast the 4 seams invisibly on WS. Work 1 round reverse sc (working from left to right), around bottom of Tissue Box Holder. Work 1 round sc around top opening.


Ch 30. Work in pattern st, inc 1 st each end every row 2 times. Work even in pattern until 7˝" from beg. Dec 1 st each end every row 2 times. Fasten off.


Ch 1, then work 1 round sc, easing around corners, and at last corner, ch 12 and slip st in beg ch for hanging loop. Fasten off.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  

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Crochet Tissue Box Holder & Washcloth Reviewed by Cris Venglar on 2011-05-06 *****
Very easy, very pretty especially for a gift. I made this in 1 day. Gave several of these sets as house warming gifts and shower gifts.

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