“Falling Pumpkin Dishcloth & Hot Pad
Designer: Aurora Suominen/DragonFlyMomof2 Designs©10-2015
Size: 8”, Hook: H/5.0mm, Yarn: Sugar N Cream Cotton: Orange (A): (Dishcloth:1.0oz) (Hot Pad:1.6oz) & Green or brown (B)
Optional: Facial features, if using this as a hot pad and not a decoration, use something that will not melt
Abbreviations & Stitches Used:
Beg=Beginning Ch=Chain Slst=Slip stitch Sc=Single crochet
Sp(s)=Space(s) Sk=Skip W/=With Dc=Double crochet
St(s)=Stitches Lps=Loops Fp=Front post Hdc=Half double crochet __________________________________________________________
Notes: Join: W/slst in beg st.
Dishcloth: (Make 1)
Rnd 1: W/A, Ch4, 11dc in 4th ch from hook, join.. (12dc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, fpdc in same st. (Dc, fpdc) in each st around, join. (24dc)
Rnd 3: Ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each st around, join. (48dc)
Rnd 4: Ch3, dc in same st. [Dc in 3sts, 2dc in next st]Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 3sts, join. (60dc)
Rnd 5: Ch3, dc in same st. [Dc in 4sts, 2dc in next st] Repeat around, ending w/dc in last 4sts, join. (72dc) If making Hot pad, stop here and read, “Hot Pad” directions below
Rnd 6: Ch3, dc in same st. (Dc in next st, 2dc in next st)5x, dc in 4sts, slst in 4sts, dc in 4sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)12x, 2dc in next st. Hdc in 3sts, sc in 4sts, hdc in 3sts, (2dc in next st, dc in next st)7x, join, fasten off, weave in ends. (84dc, 6hdc, 4sc, 4slst)
Back Piece: Repeat rnds 1-5 fastening off after rnd 5, weave in ends.
Front Piece: Repeat Rnds 1-5, but DO NOT fasten off after rnd 5,
Place wrong sides of both pieces together, with right side of front circle facing you, work through both pieces, and continue to rnd 6 above.
Stem: Will be worked behind slsts at top, Do not work in the actual slsts.
Row 1: W/B, join in st behind first slst, ch3, dc in same st, dc in next st, 2dc in last st, slst in last st worked to fasten off. Weave in ends. (5dc)
Rnd 1: W/B, Ch2, 12sc in 2nd ch from hook, join in first sc. (12sc)
Rnd 2: Ch3, trc in same st, (trc, dc) in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, ch4, slst in 1st st of ch4, 2dc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 2sc in next 2sts, 2hdc in next st, join. Fasten off, leaving a tail to sew onto pumpkin, weave in ends.
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