HOME FOR CHRISTMAS Snowman Towel Edging Joyce Geisler Design by CONFIDENT BEGINNER TOWEL EDGING BORDER Row 1: Join natural in side edge of row 1, ch 1, sc in same sp, [sk next row, in next row, ch 3, sk next row, sc in next row, ch 3] twice, sk next row, shell in next row, ch 3, sc in next row ch 3, shell in next sp for corner, ch 3, sc in next ch-2 sp, [ch 3, sk next ch-2 sp, shell in next ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk next ch-2 sp, sc in next ch-2 sp] across row 13, ending with shell in last sp for corner, ch 3, [sc in next row, ch 3, sk next row, shell in next row, ch 3, sk next row] 3 times, sc in side edge of row 1, turn. Row 1 (RS): Working in the short edge of towel, natural in corner of towel, sk inch of towel edge, dc in edge of towel, [ch 2, sk inch of towel edge, dc in edge of towel] 69 times, turn. FINISHED MEASUREMENTS join (see Pattern 3 inches wide x 171/2 inches long shell (see Special Stitch) Notes) (see Pattern Notes), MATERIALS ch 5 1/4 • Aunt Lydia’s Classic Crochet size 10 crochet cotton (400 yds per ball): 1 ball #226 natural Size 10/1.15mm steel crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge 171/2-inch-wide tea towel 1/4 (row 12), (70 ch-2 sps, 71 dc) • Row 2 (WS): Ch 5, dc in next dc [ch 2, dc in next dc] 8 times *[2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc] twice [ch 2, dc in next dc] 23 times rep from * once, [2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc] twice [ch 2, dc in next dc] 8 times ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-5 turn. (sp) sps), (8 • (2 blocks), (23 sps), GAUGE [Dc, ch 2] 4 times = 1 inch; 5 rows = 1 inch (2 blocks), (8 sps), (sp), Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, [(ch 3, sc in next ch-1 sp) 4 times, ch 3, sc in next sc] across row 1. Fasten off. PATTERN NOTES (6 blocks, 64 sps) The edging is crocheted directly on towel with crochet hook. The hook Ch 5, dc in next dc is sharp enough to go through the [ch 2, dc in next dc] 8 times, *dc in towel. If this seems difficult use each of next 6 dc, [ch 2, dc in next a sharp tapestry needle to create dc] 11 times, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, holes as work progresses. dc in next dc, [ch 2, dc in next dc] 11 times, rep from * once, dc in Weave in loose ends as work proeach of next 6 dc, [ch 2, dc in next gresses. dc] 8 times, ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of Join with slip stitch as indicated beg ch-5, turn. unless otherwise stated. Ch 5, follow graph Chain-5 at beginning of row counts working blocks and sps across as first double crochet and chain-2 each row, turn each row. At the end unless otherwise stated. of row 13, fasten off. Row 3: (sp), CW (62 sps, 8 blocks) Rows 4–13: SPECIAL STITCH KEY Sp Block Shell: Dc in indicated sp, [ch 1, dc in same sp] 4 times. 13 12 11 10 987654321 Snowman Towel Edging Chart 32 PRESENTS AUTUMN 2019 CROCHET WORLD A VERY CROCHET CHRISTMAS
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