Beginner’s dishcloth

This is a basic, easy dishcloth, great for using up scraps or using a self-striping cotton yarn. Looks nice in variegates, too.  Finished dishcloth measures approximately 8” square.

Cotton “dishcloth” yarn, such as Lily Sugar ‘n Cream.  Approximately half a ball / 35 grams / 60 yards

Size h hook

Gauge: 8 sc, ch 1 = 4”; however, gauge doesn’t matter, it’s a dishcloth!

Ch 34.

Row 1: in second ch from hook, sc. * Ch 1, skip next ch sp, sc in next sp. * Rep across row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in first sc, sc in first ch sp. *Ch 1, skip sc, sc in next ch 1 sp. Rep across row, ending with a sc in ch 1 sp & sc in the last sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc in first sc, * ch 1, skip next sc, and sc in ch 1 sp. Repeat from * across row.

Repeat row 2 & 3 for desired number of times, ending with row 3 to balance stitch pattern.

If desired, work one rnd of sc around all four sides of dishcloth, working 3 sc in ea corner. End off, weave in ends.

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. The pattern itself is not for sale.  If making for charity, please let me know the name of the charity & include my contact info with the bag (http://anastaciaknits.net / anastaciaknits on Ravelry). Thanks!

Thanks to pamelascrafts, vapmore, MariainCT, & olive2 for their test crocheting/thoughts/editing. Also, a big thank you goes out to The Testing Pool group on Ravelry.

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Copyright 2008  anastaciaknits on Ravelry

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