“Heart of a Dishcloth”
Aurora Suominen Copyright ©4-2013 All rights reserved.
H Hook & 1.2oz of Worsted Weight cotton yarn. 9” from heart to heart
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NOTES: Bolded print: Repeated in pattern. “STS”=Stitches: Any st or ch sps.
Rnd 1: Ch4, work 11dc in 4th ch fr hook, join in top of beg ch4. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, 2dc in same dc. [Ch1, skip a dc, 3dc in next dc] 5x. Ch1 & join to top of first ch3. (18dc & 6 Ch1 spaces)
Rnd 3: Ch3, 2dc in same dc, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in next dc. [Ch2, skip ch1sp, 3dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in next dc]5x. Ch2, skip ch1sp & join. (42dc & 6 ch2 sps)
Rnd 4: Skip 1dc, [+5dc in next dc, slst in next dc, 5dc in next dc. Skip a dc, slst in next dc, sc in next ch2sp.+ Slst in next dc, skip 1dc]5x. Repeat +to+ once. Do not join! (6 hearts)
Rnd 5: [+Ch4, sc in slst between heart humps, Ch4+, sc in sc between next 2 hearts]5x. Repeat +to+ once & join in first sc. If using a 2nd color, pull your color through with your joining. (push heart humps in front of the chains) (12sc & 12 ch4 spaces)
However you choose to change/join your new color, make sure that in Rnd 6 you are starting your new color WHERE you joined at the end of rnd 5.
Rnd 6: Ch3, [+3dc in next sp, ch1, 3dc in sc, ch1, 3dc in next sp+. Dc in next sc]5x. Repeat ++ once & join. (60dc)
Rnd 7: Ch3, Dc in 3sts. [+Ch2, sk-sp, 3dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, 3dc in next dc, ch2, sk-sp+. Dc in 7sts]5x. Repeat ++ once, dc in last 3sts & join.
Rnd 8: Ch1, sc in same st. Sc in 4STS. [+Slst in next dc, sk-1, 5dc in next dc, slst in next st, 5dc in next st. Sk-1, slst in next dc+, Sc in 9STS]5x. Repeat ++ once. Sc in last 4sts & join.
Personal use only, do not reproduce, sell, or copy my pattern. Pattern available for download on Ravelry. "Dragonflymomof2" http://www.ravelry.com/designers/aurora-suominen
DragonFlyMomof2 Designs by Aurora Suominen, Bluedragonflymom@gmail.com “Heart of a Dishcloth” ©2013