Friday, May 03, 2019

Stitch of the Week #7- Crossed Ripple




Crossed Ripple Dishcloth

Stitch of the Week #7

Video Tutorial available here

Materials:

2oz total- #4/Worsted Weight Cotton (used I Love This Cotton by Hobby Lobby)
#7/4.5 mm Hook
Lg eye needle for weaving ends
Scissors

Finished size: 8.5” W x 8.75” H

Abbreviations- US terms:

Ch- chain
cts- counts
dc- double crochet
fpdc- front post double crochet
sc- single crochet
sk- skip
sp- space
st- stitch
yo- yarn over


 Pattern:

R1- ch 36, sc in the second ch from the hook and each ch across (35)

R2- ch3 (cts as dc), turn, *sk 2sc, dc in the next sc, ch1, count back two sk sc, dc in the first sk sc, repeat from * to the last sc, dc in the last sc. (11 crossed stitches)

R3- ch1, turn, sc in each dc and ch1 across. (35)

R4- ch2 (cts as dc going forward), turn, *sk 2sc, dc in the next sc, ch1, fpdc around the right leg of the “X” stitch below, repeat from * to the last sc, dc in the last sc. (11 crossed ripple stitches)

R5-28- repeat R3 & R4

R29- repeat R3.

If you want to finish the dishcloth with a sc border, don’t cut the yarn. Ch1, turn, and put a sc in each sc across the top, ch2, turn the cloth and put 2sc in each dc row end and 1sc in each sc row end down the side. Repeat for the bottom and opposite side. Slip stitch to the first sc.

If you don’t want to finish with a sc edge, simply cut your yarn after R29 and weave your ends.





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