Tunisian Kitchen Set

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FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Towel: 12 inches wide x 18 inches long from top of Han­dle to bot­tom Dish­cloth: 9 inches square

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Lily Su­gar’n Cream medium (worsted) weight cot­ton yarn (21⁄2oz/120 yds/71g per ball): 2 balls each #18144 indigo (A)

and #8116 blue jeans (B) • Size I/9/5.5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • 1-inch shank but­ton • Tapestry nee­dle GAUGE 13 sts = 4 inches; 13 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Tunisian rows are worked in 2 parts, the for­ward pass and re­turn pass. First loop on hook counts as first stitch. Carry the color not in use on wrong side.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Re­turn:

[yo, pull throughYo, pull 2 throughlps] across1 lp, un­til 1 lp rem. Tunisian re­verse stitch (trs): In­sert hook from right to left un­der back of next ver­ti­cal bar, yo, pull up a lp. Tunisian knit stitch (tks): In­sert hook from front to back be­tween front and back ver­ti­cal bars, yo, pull up a lp. Tunisian knit de­crease (tks

2 tog): In­sert hook from front to back be­tween front and back 2 ver­ti­cal bars tog, yo, pull up a lp.

Slip stitch bind off (sl st bind off):

In­sert hook from right to left un­der back of next ver­ti­cal bar, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook.

KITCHEN SET TOWEL

Foun­da­tionch 39, draw up row:a lp in With 2nd indigo,ch from­rem ch hook, across draw (39 up lps a onlp in hook), each re­turn (see Spe­cial Stitches). Row 1: Trs (see Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across (39 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 2: Rep row 1. Row 3: Tks (see Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across (39 lps on hook), re­turn. Rows 4 & 5: Rep row 3. Row 6: Tks in each st across (39 lps on hook), change color (see Stitch Guide and Pat­tern Notes) to blue jeans, re­turn. Row 7: [Trs in each of next 5 sts, tks in each of next 3 sts] 4 times, trs in each of next 5 sts, tks in last st (39 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 8: Rep row 7, change color to indigo, re­turn. Rows 9–38: [Rep rows 3–8] 5 times. Rows 39–41: Rep row 3. Row 42: Tks 2 tog (see Spe­cial Stitches), tks in each st across to last 3 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (37 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 43: Rep row 3. Row 44: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 31 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (35 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 45: Tks 2 tog, [tks in each of next 4 sts, tks 2 tog] twice, tks in each of next 5 sts, tks 2 tog, [tks in each of next 4 sts, tks 2 tog] twice, tks in last st

(29 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 46: Tks 2 tog, [tks in each of next 3 sts, tks 2 tog] across, tks in last st (23 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 47: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 17 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (21 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 48: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 3 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 5 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 3 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (17 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 49: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 11 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (15 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 50: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 9 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (13 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 51: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 7 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (11 lps on hook), re­turn.

Row 52: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 5 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (9 lps on hook), re­turn. Rows 53–67: Tks in each st

across (9 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 68: Tks 2 tog, tks in each of next 3 sts, tks 2 tog, tks in last st (7 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 69: Tks 2 tog, ch 1, sk 1 st (but­ton­hole), tks 2 tog, tks in

last st (5 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 70: Tks in next st, tks in ch-1 sp, tks in each of next 2 sts

(5 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 71: Sl st bind off (see

Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across. Fas­ten off. With RS fac­ing, mea­sure 5 inches down from but­ton­hole, sew but­ton at cen­ter of row.

DISH­CLOTH

Foun­da­tion row: With indigo, ch 31, draw up a lp in 2nd ch from hook, draw up a lp in each rem ch across (31 lps on hook), re­turn (see Spe­cial Stitches). Row 1: Trs (see Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across (31 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 2: Rep row 1. Row 3: Tks (see Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across (31 lps on hook), re­turn. Rows 4 & 5: Rep row 3. Row 6: Tks in each st across (31 lps on hook), change color (see Pat­tern Notes and Stitch Guide) to blue jeans, re­turn.

Row 7: [Trs in each of next 5 sts, tks in each of next 3 sts] 3 times, trs in each of next 5 sts, tks in last st (31 lps on hook), re­turn. Row 8: Rep row 7, change color to indigo, re­turn. Rows 9–26: [Rep rows 3–8] 3 times. Rows 27–29: Rep row 3. Row 30: Rep row 1. Row 31: Sl st bind off (see Spe­cial Stitches) in each st across, ch 9, sl st in last st (hang­ing lp). Fas­ten off.

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