This one is quick and easy and was simply a labor of love. Well, okay, each of my patterns is a labor of love, but this one never would have come to be if not for a request by Melissa, Tweep Extraordinaire. You can thank her via twitter @Coppertop97. I present to you. . .
Plain & Simple Dish Cloth/Wash Cloth
by Laurie Laliberte
Big Girl Jewelry & More
All instructions use American terminology and standard abbreviations
about 1 oz. or 1/2 ball of worsted weight cotton yarn
size I-9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook
smaller hook or yarn needle for weaving in ends
stitch marker or length of scrap yarn (optional)
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, [ch1, sk next ch, sc in next ch] across, turn (27 sts)
Row 2: ch1, sc in 1st sc, [sc in ch1 sp, ch1, sk next sc] across, sc in last 2 sts, turn (27 sts)
Row 3: ch1, sc in 1st sc, [ch1, sk next sc, sc in ch1 sp] across, ending with sc in last sc, turn (27 sts)
Rows 4-27: rep Rows 2-3 ending with a Row 3, turn
ch1, sc in each st around working 3sc at each corner, join w/sl st in 1st sc, fo, weave in ends
Guide for optional hanging loop
Choose where you would like to place the hanging loop. You can place it anywhere you want. Most common placement would be in a corner.
As you work the Finishing Round, stop between 2 stitches, ch10, join w/sl st to last sc worked, sl st in each ch of the ch10, join again w/sl st, continue working sc where you left off.
I would love to see your finished project! Please send me photos so I may post them on my blog.
Your feedback is more than welcome. Feel free to email me with photos or any questions regarding this pattern at BigGirlJewelry@yahoo.com.
I have personally tested this pattern extensively, but human error is what it is. If you find a mistake in the pattern please let me know immediately.
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