Friday, 31 May 2013

Free Crochet Pattern: Sunrise Washcloth – Lion Brand Yarns

 

Image of Sunrise Washcloth

Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton  Pattern #: L30180

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy +

SIZE: One Size

About 9 in. (23 cm) diameter

Sunrise Washcloth
Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton

GAUGE:

Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

TECHNIQUE EXPLANATION
This design begins by working an adjustable ring to create a neat, closed center on the finished Washcloth.
Adjustable ring method: Wrap yarn around index finger. Insert hook into ring on finger, yarn over and draw up a loop. Carefully slip ring from finger and work the stitches of Rnd 1 (in pattern, below) into the ring. When Rnd 1 is complete gently, but firmly, pull tail to close up the ring.

NOTES:

Washcloth is worked in continuous rnds. Do NOT join and do NOT turn at the end of rnds.

WASHCLOTH
Following the Technique Explanation above, make an adjustable ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 1. Work 9 sc in ring; do not join. Place marker to indicate beginning of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 hdc in each sc around - 18 hdc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: (2 dc in next hdc, ch 1, sk next hdc) 9 times - 18 dc and 9 ch-1 sps at end of this rnd.
Rnds 4-8: (2 dc in next dc, dc in each dc to next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp) 9 times.
Rnd 9: (2 dc in next dc, dc in next 6 dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp) 5 times, sl st in each st to end of rnd.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.

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