Tuesday, February 14, 2012

DISHCLOTH WITH HEART

“Dishcloth with Heart”
Designed by: Aurora Suominen ©2-2012 All rights reserved.
12” Square with an “H” hook and Worsted Weight yarn

  • SPECIAL STS:  FPDC: Work DC around post of dc specified YOU ARE GOING AROUND THE POST, SO YOU WILL HAVE THE TOP TWO LOOPS UNWORKED IN THAT SAME DC.  
  • NOTES: “Sts means any dc, sc, fpdc, or ch sps.   

Rnd 1: Ch4, Do 7DC in 4th ch from hook.  Join in beg ch4.  (8dc)

Rnd 2: Ch5 (counts as dc & ch2) DC in same st. [FPDC *see special sts* in next st, DC, Ch2, DC in next st] 3Xs.  FPDC in last st.  Join w/slst in top of beg ch3 always unless otherwise specified.  Slst into ch2sp. (12dc)

Rnd 3: Ch3 (counts as a st always), “DC, ch2, 2DC” in same ch2 sp. Beg Corner made, now & throughout pattern.   [FPDC in 3sts, IN ch2sp do “2DC, ch2, 2DC,  Corner made, Now & throughout pattern.] 3Xs, FPDC in last 3 & join.   Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (28dc)

Rnd 4: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 7sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in 7sts, & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp. (44dc)

Rnd 5: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 11sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in 11sts & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (60dc)

Rnd 6: Beg Corner.  [FPDC in 15sts, corner in ch2sp] 3Xs.  FPDC in 15sts, & join.  Slst in next st & ch2sp.  (76dc)

Rnd 7: Ch1, 3SC in same sp.  [+SC in 2sts,  FPDC in15sts, SC in 2sts.+ 3SC in ch2sp] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc.  (28sc, 60fpdc)

Rnd 8: Ch1, 3SC in same sc.  [+SC in 3sts,  FPDC in 15sts, SC in 3sts.+  3SC in next sc.] 3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Slst into next sc.  (36sc,60fpdc)

Rnd 9: Ch1, 3SC in same sc.  [+SC in 4sts, slst in next st, skip-3sts, do 8 TC in next st, skip-2sts, slst in next, skip-2sts & do 8 TC in next, skip-3sts & slst in next st. SC in 4sts,+  3SC in next sc..]3Xs.  Repeat +to+ once & join in 1st sc.  Fasten off.  (44sc,64tc)

For videos that will help w/this pattern see “One Crochet Day at a time” at http://myblueangels.blogspot.com/
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4 comments:

RecycleCindy said...

Fantastic looking dishcloth and I love the hearts you crocheted into the pattern. I have bookmarked this for the future.

Dragonflymomof2 said...

Thanks, Cindy!!

Brenda said...

Looks lovely, this will be perfect for a pot holder/dish cloth swap I'm in.
Thanks for sharing

Dragonflymomof2 said...

Thank you, Brenda