COL­OR­FUL WAFFLE WEAVE DISHCLOTH

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Nancy Nehring

Learn a stitch that forms a thick and re­versible fab­ric!

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS 9 inches x 91/2 inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• 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

GAUGE

13 waffle weave sts = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

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.

DISHCLOTH

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.

Edg­ing

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!

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