Crochet, Education, Patterns

Crochet – Corner to Corner Moss Stitch Dish Cloth

Dishclothes/ washcloths  make a great handmade gift for Christmas. Packaged with some locally made soaps from Sugar Shack Soaps

For a more delicate wash cloth use a 4ply cotton (unmercerised) and a 3mm hook)

Hook: 5mm

Yarn: 10ply unmercerised cotton ( Finch, Sugar’n Cream)

Gauge: Not necessary

Abbreviations: dc – double crochet, sts – stitches, 

AUSTRALIAN TERMS USED

Notes: 

This is an addictive pattern to make. No foundation chain to work into.  Easy to modify the size. Only uses two stitch chain and double crochet.

Pattern:

Chain 3, 3 dc in first chain worked, turn. (3 sts) 

Row 1: Ch 2, 2 dc in first st, ch 1, skip 1 st, 2 dc in last st, turn. (5 sts)

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in first st, (ch 1, skip 1 st, dc in next ch1 space), ch 1, skip 1 st, 2 dc in last st

Repeat Row 2, repeating ( )  until dishcloth is desired size.

Next Row (start decreasing): 

Ch 2, skip 2 sts, (dc in next ch 1 space, ch 1), repeat ( ) across to last ch 1 space, dc in ch 1 space, skip 1 st, dc in last st.

Repeat this row, until 3 sts remain. Turn, ch 1, skip 2 sts and dc into 2ch space.

Break yarn and finish / or make a border.

Optional Border

Work 2 rounds of dc around edge of cloth. Put 3 dc in each corner.

 

email me for current stocks of suitable yarns. I can parcel up an order and pop it into the post for you.

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