Eat Your Veg­gies Tow­els

Crochet World - - Happy Days Kitchen - De­signs by Gwen But­tke McGan­non

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

131/2 inches wide x 18 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Premier Home Cot­ton medium (worsted) weight cot­ton/polyester yarn (23/4 oz/140 yds/80g per ball): 6 balls #38-13 pas­tel blue 1 ball each #38-01 white, #38-06 or­ange, #38-07 cran­berry, #38-15 sage and #38-14 Christ­mas green • Size H/8/5mm cro­chet hook or

size needed to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

13 dc = 4 inches; 8 rows = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First foun­da­tion dou­ble cro­chet (first foun­da­tion dc): Ch 2, yo, in­sert hook into 2nd ch from hook (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, draw through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B—ch-1 com­pleted), [yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice (see il­lus­tra­tions C–E—dc com­pleted).

Next foun­da­tion dou­ble cro­chet (next foun­da­tion

dc): *Yo, in­sert hook in last ch-1 made (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, draw through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B—ch-1 com­pleted), [yo, draw through 2 lps on hook] twice (see il­lus­tra­tions C–E—dc com­pleted), rep from * as in­di­cated.

Sin­gle cro­chet de­crease join

(sc dec join): Place a slip knot on hook, [in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and draw up a lp] twice, yo and pull through all 3 lps on hook.

Sin­gle cro­chet join (sc join):

Place a slip knot on hook, in­sert hook in in­di­cated st, yo and draw up a lp, yo and pull through both lps on hook.

TOWEL

Make Row 1: 3. With blue, work first foun­da­tion dc (see Spe­cial Stitches), work 47 next foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), turn. (48 dc) Row 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), * fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st,

bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, rep from * across, dc in last st, turn. (2 dc, 23 fpdc, 23 bpdc) Row 3–39: Rep row 2. Fas­ten off.

CAR­ROT APPLIQUÉ

Row 1: With or­ange, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, turn. (1 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in sc, turn. (2 sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next st, turn. (3 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across, turn. (4 sc) Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in back lps (see Stitch Guide) of next 2 sts, sc in last st, turn. (5 sc) Row 6: Rep row 4. (6 sc) Row 7: Rep row 5. (7 sc) Row 8: Rep row 4. (8 sc) Row 9: Ch 1, sc in first st, sc in back lps of next 6 sts, sc in last st, turn. Row 10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 11: Rep row 9. Row 12: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sts, sc in next 4 sc, sc dec in last 2 sts, turn. (6 sc) Row 13: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sts, sc in back lps of next 2 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts. Fas­ten off. (4 sc) Row 14: With RS fac­ing, join (see Pat­tern Notes) green in 2nd st, ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs, sl st in next

2 chs, *ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 3 chs, sl st in next 2 chs**, sl st in next ch of beg ch-10, rep be­tween * and ** once, sc in last 2 chs of beg ch-10, sl st in next sc. Fas­ten off. (16 sc, 8 sl sts)

RADISH APPLIQUÉ

Row 1: With cran­berry, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch from hook, turn. (1 sl st)

Row 2: Ch 2, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in sl st, turn. (2 sc)

Row 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, turn. (4 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in last st, turn. (6 sc)

Row 5: Ch 1, 2 sc in first st, sc in each st across to last st, 2 sc in last st, turn. (8 sc)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 7: Rep row 5. (10 sc) Row 8: Rep row 6. Row 9: Ch 1, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in first 2 sts, sc in each st across, turn. (9 sc)

Row 10: Rep row 9. Fas­ten off. (8 sc)

Row 11: With RS fac­ing, sc dec

join (see Spe­cial Stitches) white in first 2 sts, sc in next 4 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts, turn. (6 sc)

Row 12: Ch 1, sc dec in first 2 sts, sl st in next 2 sts, sc dec in last 2 sts. Fas­ten off. (2 sl sts, 2 sc) Row 13: With RS fac­ing, sc join

(see Spe­cial Stitches) green in 2nd sl st, *ch 8, dc in 3rd ch from hook and in next 2 chs, hdc in next ch, sc in next 2 chs**, sl st in same st as join, sc in next st, rep be­tween * and ** once, sl st in same st as last sc made. Fas­ten off. (6 dc, 2 hdc, 6 sc, 2 sl sts)

PEA POD Peas

Row 1: With sage, make a slip ring (see il­lus­tra­tion), ch 3 (see

Pat­tern Notes), 8 dc in ring, join in top of beg ch-3, [ch 5, 8 dc in the 4th ch from hook (beg 3 sk chs count as first dc), join in 4th ch of beg ch-5] twice. Fas­ten off. (27 dc, 3 ch-1 sps)

Shell

Note: Work in sts of each Pea that are not over­lapped. Row 2: With RS of Peas fac­ing and over­lap­ping in a straight line, sc join (see Spe­cial

Stitches) green in last st of 3rd Pea, dc in next st, ch 1, sl st in next st, hdc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, sc in next 3 sts of 2nd Pea, sc in next 4 sts of 3rd Pea, hdc in next st, dc in next st, ch 1, sl st in top of dc, sc in next 3 sts, sc in next 2 sts of 2nd Pea, sc in next 2 sts of first Pea, join. Fas­ten off. (19 sc, 2 dc, 2 hdc, 2 sl sts, 2 ch-1 sps)

Vine

Leav­ing a 5-inch tail, with green, ch 10, sl st in 5th ch from hook, ch 5, fas­ten off, leav­ing 5-inch tail.

FIN­ISH­ING

Hold WS of appliqué to RS of towel in bot­tom right cor­ner or where de­sired and sew in place. Re­fer­ring to photo, with 5-inch tails, sew Vine to top of Shell.

Hang­ing Loop

Join blue in 10th st from top right cor­ner of Towel. Sl st in next 2 sts, ch 5, sk next 4 sts, sl st in last 3 sts. Fas­ten off.

Cro­cheted in a sim­ple allover tex­ture, th­ese kitchen tow­els are not only fun to dis­play, but are use­ful as well.

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