Trav­el­ing Shower Caddy

Crochet World - - Contents - De­sign by K. Cal­liste Hawke

FIN­ISHED MEASUREMENTS

41/4 inches in di­am­e­ter x 51/2 inches long, ex­clud­ing Straps

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Aunt Ly­dia’s Clas­sic Cro­chet Size 10 cro­chet cot­ton (300 yds per ball): 1 ball #995 ocean • Size 7/1.65mm steel cro­chet hook • Tapestry nee­dle • 2 plas­tic can­vas cir­cles 41/4 inches in di­am­e­ter: edge count 100 squares

GAUGE

Gauge is not im­por­tant for this project.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-5 at beginning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain-2 un­less oth­er­wise stated.

CADDY

Rnd 1: Hold­ing 2 plas­tic can­vas cir­cles tog and work­ing through both thick­nesses, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in any square on outer edge, ch 5 (see Pat

tern Notes), sk next square, [dc in next square, ch 2, sk next square] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, do not turn. (50 ch-2 sps, 50 dc) Rnds 2–17: Ch 5, [dc in next dc, ch 2] around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, do not turn. (50 dc, 50 ch-2 sps)

Edg­ing

Rnd 18: Ch 1, sc in same dc as beg ch-1, sc in next ch-2 sp, [sc in next dc, sc in next ch-2 sp] around, join in beg sc, do not turn. (100 sc) Rnds 19–21: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, join in beg sc, do not turn.

Straps

Rnd 22: Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 24 sc of Edg­ing, ch 80, with care not to twist ch, sk next 25 sc on Edg­ing, sc in each of next 25 sc

of Edg­ing, ch 80, with care not to twist ch, sk next 25 sc on Edg­ing, join in beg sc, do not turn. (50 sc, 160 chs)

Rnd 23: Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 24 sc, sc in each of next 80 chs, sc in each of next 25 sc, sc in each of next 80 chs, join in beg sc, do not turn. (210 sc)

Rnds 24–26: Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sc in each rem sc around, join in beg sc, do not turn. At the end of rnd 26, fas­ten off.

Per­fectly prac­ti­cal, use this hang­ing shower caddy at the gym to keep toi­letries off the floor. The plas­tic can­vas base keeps the caddy from get­ting wa­ter­logged and helps it keep its shape.

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