COLORFUL WAFFLE WEAVE DISHCLOTH
Learn a stitch that forms a thick and reversible fabric!
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 9 inches x 91/2 inches
• Bernat Handicrafter Cotton medium ( worsted) weight cotton yarn (ombré: 11/2 oz/ 68 yds/ 421/2g; solid: 13/4 oz/ 80 yds/ 50g per skein): 2 skeins # 2528 poppy ombré 1 skein # 1699 tangerine • Size K/ 101/2/ 6.5mm crochet hook or size
needed to obtain gauge • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm crochet hook ( for edging) • Stitch markers • Tapestry needle
13 waffle weave sts = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Refer to Learn To Do Waffle Weave on page 8 for how to work the stitches in this dishcloth. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
Row 1: With poppy ombré, ch 26, sk first ch, sc in front lp (see Pattern Notes) of each rem ch, turn. (25 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, [sc tog front lp of beg ch and row 1] across. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, [sc tog front lp from 2 rows previous and front lp from previous row] across, turn.
Rows 4–37: Rep row 3.
Row 38: Ch 1, [sc tog front lp from 2 rows previous and both front and back lps from previous row] across. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Hold piece with last row worked at top; join tangerine in upper right- hand corner; ch 3 (counts as a dc), 4 dc in same sp, dc in next 24 sts, 5 dc in next corner; working along next side, dc in end of next 36 rows, 5 dc in next corner; working along next side, dc in next 24 sts, 5 dc in next corner; working along next side, dc in end of next 36 rows, join (see Pattern Notes) in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. Fasten off and weave in ends.
This extra-thick dishcloth makes tidying up after a nice meal with the family a little brighter!