Tuesday, 20 May 2014

CROCHET DISH CLOTH



Abbreviations
WS. Wrong Side
RS.  Right Side
sl st. Slip Stitch
sc.  Single Crochet
dc.  Double Crochet
yo.  Yarn Over
rpt. Repeat

Dc2tog. Leaving last loop on hook work 2dc in stitch(es), yo and draw through all loops.
Dc3tog. Leaving last loop on hook work 3dc in stitch(es), yo and draw through all loops.
Dc4tog. Leaving last loop on hook work 4dc in stitch(es),yo and draw through all loops.

Approx size: Placemat 11.5" Diameter                  

Materials
50 grams of Worsted Weight Yarn in each Main & Contrast Colors
5.00mm crochet hook

GAUGE - 5dc and 2 rows of dc's measures approx 1" square

Placemat : (Made in rounds without turning)
  • With Main Color yarn ch5, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch3, work 11dc in ring, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Fasten off.
  • Round 2 - Join in contrast color yarn between ch3 and first dc, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1,ch1, * 1sc in space between next 2dc's, ch1, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc. (12sc + 12ch spaces)
  • Round 3 - sl st to first ch1 space, ch3, dc2tog (see abbrev above) in same space,* ch2, dc3tog in next ch1 space, * rpt from * to * to end, ch2, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 4 - Join main color yarn to first ch2 space, ch3, 3dc in same space, skip dc3tog,* 4dc in next ch2 space, skip dc3tog, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3.
  • Round 5 - ch3, 1dc in first dc, ch2, * dc2tog over next 2dc, ch2, * rpt from * to * end,sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 6 - Join in contrast color yarn to first ch2 space, (ch3, 2dc) in same space, * skip dc2tog, 3dc in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 7 - Using main color yarn, rejoin to space between first two 3dc groups, ch1,1sc in base of ch1, * ch4, skip 3dc, 1sc in space between next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to end, ch4, sl st to first sc.
  • Round 8 - sl st to first ch4 space, ch3, dc3tog in same space, * ch4, dc4tog in next ch4 space, * rpt form * to * to end, ch4, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 9 - Join contrast color yarn to first ch4 space, work ch3, 3dc in same space,* skip dc4tog, 4dc in next ch4 space, *  rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3.
  • Round 10 - ch3, 1dc in first dc, ch2, dc2tog over next 2dc, * ch2, dc2tog over next 2dc,* rpt form * to * to end, ch2, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 11 - Join main color yarn to first ch2 space, work ch3, 2dc in same space,* skip dc2tog, 3dc in next ch2 space, *  rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off.
  • Round 12 - Join contrast color yarn to space between first two 3dc groups, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * ch4, skip 3dc, 1sc between next two 3dc groups, * rpt from * to end,ch4, sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
  • Finishing - Sew in and tie off loose ends of yarn.
  • Thanks to Patternforcrochet.co.uk for this pattern