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Talking Crochet with Carol Alexander

Angel Dishcloth

Design by Edna Howell

Finished Size
11" tall.

Materials

  • 75 yds. white cotton worsted yarn
  • 1" plastic ring
  • H hook or hook needed to obtain gauge

Gauge
2 dc rows = 1 1/4".

Basic Stitches:
Ch, sl st, sc, dc.

Special Stitches:
For V st, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch sp or st indicated in instructions.
For shell, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch sp.

Angel Dishcloth
Rnd 1: Working around ring (see illustrations), join with sc around ring, 23 sc around ring, join with sl st in first sc. (24 sc made)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first st, ch 3, skip next st, (sc in next st, ch 3, skip next st) around, join. (12 ch-3 sps) Front of rnd 2 is right side of work.
Row 3: Working in rows, (sl st, ch 4, dc) in first ch sp (V st made), (ch 1, V st -- see Special Stitches -- in next ch sp) 4 times leaving last 7 ch sps unworked, turn. (5 V sts, 4 ch-1 sps)
Row 4: Ch 3, (V st in ch sp of next V st, V st in next ch-1 sp) 4 times, (V st, dc) in ch sp of last V st, turn. (9 V sts)
Row 5: *Ch 3, (3 dc; for picot, ch 3, sl st in top of last st made; 3 dc) in ch sp of next V st, ch 3, sc in next space between V sts; repeat from *, ch 3, (shell -- see Special Stitches -- in ch sp of next V st, dc in next space between V sts) 4 times, shell in ch sp of next V st, ch 3, sc in next space between V sts, ch 3, (3 dc, picot, 3 dc) in ch sp of next V st, ch 3, sc in next space between V sts, ch 3, (3 dc, picot, 3 dc) in ch sp of last V st, ch 1, dc in last st, do not turn. Fasten off.
Row 6: Join with sl st in ch sp of first shell, (ch 3, shell) in same ch sp as joining sl st; skipping sts on shells, (dc in next st between shells, shell in next shell) 4 times, dc in same ch sp as last shell made, turn.
Row 7: Ch 3, shell in first shell; skipping sts on shells, (V st in next st between shells, shell in next shell) 4 times, dc in last st, turn.
Rows 8-14: Ch 3, shell in first shell, (V st in ch sp of next V st, shell in next shell) 4 times, dc in last st, turn.
Row 15: Ch 3, shell in first shell, (shell in ch sp of next V st, shell in next shell) 4 times, dc in last st, turn.
Row 16: Ch 3, 6 dc in ch sp of each shell across, dc in last st. Fasten off.
For Halo, with right side facing you, join with sc in first unworked ch-3 sp on rnd 2, 2 sc in same ch sp as joining sc, 3 sc in each of next 6 ch-3 sps. Fasten off.

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