Good morning guys! I have another free pattern for you to enjoy today, the promised sponge to match my treble dishcloth. This pattern uses up the rest of the skein from the dishcloth! Stashbusting is always a good thing, right?
By Anastacia Zittel / http://anastaciaknits.net /
Materials: Lily’s Sugar ‘n Cream Twists yarn, 100% cotton, 56.7 grams / 2 ounces / 95 yards per skein, color Summer Twists, 1 skein. One skein will make 4-5 sponges, & a size G (4.5 mm) crochet hook
Gauge: doesn’t matter, it’s a sponge!
Measurements: roughly 3” by 4”
Abbreviations (pattern uses US terms):
sl st: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
tr: treble crochet
Front of Sponge:
Row 1 (right side rows):: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, & in ea ch across: 12 sc.
Row 2, 4, 6, 8: Ch 1, turn. * Sc in next 2 sc, tr in next sc, sc in next sc, tr in next sc. Rep from * once more, sc in last 2 sc: 8 sc & 4 tr made.
Row 3, 5, 7, 9: Ch 1, turn. Sc in ea sc & tr across: 12 sc.
Back of Sponge;
Row 1 (right side row): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, & in ea ch across: 12 sc.
Row 2-9: Ch 1, turn. Sc in ea sc across. Do not end off.
Holding wrong sides together, ch 1. Sc along all 4 sides of sponge, working 3 sc in ea corner. Join with a sl st to 1st sc.
End off. Weave in ends and show off!
Thanks to wilmaelee, blogstarr, croknitmama, scarvesetc, ppremdas, raaur, dtf1983, birdymom, & pandastamper
for their test crocheting skills.
Feel free to make as many of these as you like for local craft fairs/auctions/raffles/bazaars, but please
do not sell finished items online. If making for charity, please let me know the name of the charity & include my contact info with the item (http://anastaciaknits.net / anastaciaknits on Ravelry). If you have any questions or comments or just want to join like-minded souls, please join my Ravelry group at http://www.ravelry.com/groups/anastacia-knits-designs. Thanks!