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Baby Cotton Washcloth
WS. Wrong Side
RS. Right Side
sc. Single Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
sl st. Slip Stitch
DNT. Do not Turn
ch3 counts as first dc
Crab Stitch. sc worked backwards
Base of ch. Work in first stitch
Finished size approx: 9 x 9 Inches
50 grams of Patons 100% Cotton DK in main colour
Oddments of Patons 100% Cotton DK in 3 contrast colours
1.7oz of 100% Worsted Weight Cotton in main color
Oddments of 100% Worsted Weight Cotton in 3 contrast colors
5.00mm & 4.00mm crochet hooks
With 5.00mm hook and main color ch40, change to 4.00mm hook, (RS) work 1dc in 4th
ch, * skip 1ch, 1sc in next ch, skip 1ch, 3dc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 4ch's, skip
1ch, 1sc in next ch, skip 1ch, 2dc in last ch. Turn. (8, 3dc groups + 2 halves)
Working in back loop only of all sc's from now on work as follows:-
Pattern Row 1 -
dc of 3dc group, * rpt from * to * to last sc, dc and ch3, skip 1dc, 3dc in last sc, skip 1dc,
1sc in top of ch3. Turn. (9,3dc groups)
Pattern Row 2 -
of 3dc group, skip 1dc, work 2dc in last sc. Turn.
Fasten off main color and using first contrast color work Pattern Row 1, Fasten off.
Using second contrast color work Pattern Row 2. Fasten off.
Using third contrast color Work Pattern Row 1. Fasten off.
Join in main color and work Pattern Row 2, Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 four more times
each until 15 rows have been worked in all from beginning or work measures approx 5 inches. Fasten off.
Working colors in reverse order, work Pattern Rows 1, 2 & 1 using the 3
contrast colors. Fasten off.
Join in main color and work Pattern Row 2, 1 & 2. Turn.
dc and sc to corner, 3sc in corner, working in row ends down first side of cloth, work 31sc evenly along to corner, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge to corner, 3sc in corner, working in row ends up second side of cloth work 31sc evenly along to corner, 1sc
in base of ch1, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.
Next Row -
Next Row -
all around four sides of cloth, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc on the beginning of row. DNT.
Work 1 row of crab stitch (see abbrev) in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.
Hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for a baby washcloth.
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