Tuesday, June 28, 2011

THICK N BUMPY DISHCLOTH

Thick & Bumpy Dishcloth
Original Pattern by: Aurora Suominen Copyright © 2011
H Hook and Cotton Yarn. Measures about 8”  
Abbreviations: BL=Back Loop, FL=Front Loop
*Note: Rounds 4, 6, 8, & 10 you are working on the FLs and BLs that you DID NOT work in from 2 rnds previous.  

Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11DC in 4th dc from ring. Join in top of beginning ch3. (12dc)

Rnd 2:  Ch1, 2SC in same st as joining. 2SC in each st around. Join in BL of 1st sc.  (24sc)

Rnd 3: Ch1, SC in same BL as joining. *SC in FL of next st, SC in BL of next st* Repeat around and join in FL below, in front of 1st sc. *See Picture at end of pattern. (24sc)

*For rnd 4 you will be working in the FLs (in front of work) & BLs (behind work) of rnd 3.  
Rnd 4: Ch3, *2DC in next BL, (see picture at end of pattern) DC in next FL.* Repeat around and Join in top BL of beg ch3. (36dc)  

Rnd 5: Ch1, SC in same BL as joining. *SC in FL of next st, SC in BL of next st.* Repeat around and join in FL below, in front of 1st sc. (In front of work, this will be the FL left over from the BL join of rnd 4) (36sc)

*For rnd 6 you will be working in the FLs (in front of work) & BLs (behind work) of rnd 5.  
Rnd 6:  Ch3. 1DC in next BL. 2dc in next FL, [+DC in next BL, DC in next FL, 2DC in next BL,+  DC in next FL, DC in next BL, 2DC in next FL]5Xs. Then ++ once. Join in top BL of beg ch3.  (48dc)

Rnd 7: Repeat Rnd 3 (48sc)

*For rnd 8 you will be working in the FLs (in front of work) & BLs (behind work) of rnd 7.  
Rnd 8: Ch3 DC in same FL. [DC in next BL, 2DC in next FL]around. Working last DC in last BL.  Join in top BL of beg ch3. (72dc)

Rnd 9: Repeat Rnd 3 (72sc)

*For rnd 10 you will be working in the FLs (in front of work) & BLs (behind work) of rnd 9.  
Rnd 10: Ch3, DC in next BL, DC in next FL, 2DC in next BL [DC in next FL, DC in next BL, DC in next FL, 2DC in next BL]17Xs.  JOIN IN TOP OF BOTH LOOPS OF BG CH3.  (90dc)

Rnd 11: Ch1, SC in same st.  SC in both loops of each dc around.  Join to 1st sc.  FO and weave in ends.(90sc)

Round 3 joining
                       
Round 4 beginning

Rnd 4 showing BL from behind

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