Friday, March 29, 2019

Stitch of the Week #2- Boxed Beads

Scrubbing Bubbles Dishcloth

Stitch of the Week #2- Boxed Beads

 Materials Needed:
2oz total- #4 Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn. (Dark sample used Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, and Light Sample used Sugar n Cream Cotton)
#7/4.5 mm Hook
Lg eye needle for weaving ends
Note- The busier the variegated you use, the less you will see the boxed beads stitch from a distance.

Finished size: 8.5” W x 8.5” H


Ch- chain
dc- double crochet
sc- single crochet
xtsc- extended single crochet (see special stitches)
Slcl- slanting cluster (see special stitches)
yo- yarn over

Special Stitches:

Xtsc (Extended Single Crochet)- insert hook into space indicated, yo, pull up a loop, yo, draw through first loop only, yo, draw through the last two loops on the hook.

Slcl (Slanted Cluster)- dc in next st, *working around the post of this dc, yo and insert hook from front to back, yo, pull up a loop – repeat from * 2 more times, until you have 7 loops on your hook.  Yo, pull through 6 loops, yo and pull through last 2 loops.


R1- ch 32, sc in the third ch from the hook, sc in next ch, xtsc in the next st, (sc in 2, xtsc in next) across (30)
R2- ch2, turn, (Slcl in the next st, sk next sc, xtsc in next st) across (30)
R3- ch2, turn, (sc in 2 st, xtsc in next) across (30)
R4-R21- Repeat R2 & 3.
Cut and tuck in ends.

I hope you enjoyed this week’s stitch pattern!

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