Tunisian DishclothDesigned By Julie A. Bolduc
This dishcloth uses a variation on the basic afghan stitch. Instead of always working on the vertical bars, you will also work on the hump just above some of the vertical bars. You can easily make a sampler square using this stitch.
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1 ball white worsted weight cotton.
1 ball pink worsted weight cotton.
Size G/5 aluminum afghan hook
Yarn Thickness: 3mm
Gauge: 4sc = 1"
Finished Size: 7"x7"
Skill Level: Intermediate
ROW 1: With white: ch 25. Bring up a loop in each chain across. Ch1. *Yo, pull through 2 lps on hook. Rep from * back to beg.
ROW 2: Insert hook in hump just above next vertical bar, bring up a lp, insert hook in next vertical bar, bring up a lp, . Rep bet () across. Ch1. *Yo, pull through 2lps on hook. Rep from * back to beg.
ROW 3-17: Rep row 2. Fasten off white.
RND 1: Join pink in top right hand corner on row 17 Sc , ch2 sc in same corner. Sc in each st across. sc, ch2, sc in corner. Sc in each row down left side. Sc, ch2, sc in next corner. Sc in each st across bottom. Sc, ch2, sc in next corner. Sc in each row up right side. Join w/slst in first sc made.
RND 2: Slst into the first ch2 sp. Ch3, dc, ch2, 2dc in same sp. Dc in each sc across. *2dc, ch2, 2dc in next ch2 corner sp. Dc in each sc across. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to top of ch3. Fasten off pink.
RND 3: Join white in same st as slst. Ch1. Sc in each next dc. 2sc, ch1, 2sc in next ch2 corner sp. Sc in each dc across. *2sc, ch1, 2sc in next ch2 corner sp. Sc in each dc across. Rep from * around. Join w/slst to ch1. Fasten off and weave all ends into back of work.
Design written on Saturday, March 17, 2001. Copyright © 2001 By Julie A. Bolduc f112004JPF Crochet Club where Crocheting is Just Plain Fun http://www.jpfun.com This pattern is for personal use only and not to be resold.