Friday, February 20, 2009

Twin V, Face Cloth or Dish Cloth Pattern

This is a very simple stitch to use for making a face cloth or dish cloth. I tried to draw a stitch pattern which is below that may help you. I have used an 8 ply cotton and a size 4.00mm hook for my cloth. Time taken about 1 hour.



To make a square shaped cloth, crochet as many rows high as you started with the foundation chain, ie: 30 chain to start, 30 rows high.
Use any ply yarn with suitable sized hook.
Gauge not important. 50 gm ball of yarn sufficient.
US abbreviations used.


Stitch count is, chain a multiple of 2 ch, plus 1, plus 2 for the foundation row.
I began with 30 ch, plus 1 ch, plus 2 ch, for the foundation row.

Foundation row (rs): work 2 sc in the 3rd ch from the hook, *skip next ch, work 2 sc in next ch* repeat from * to * to end working 1 sc in last ch and turn

Row 1: Ch 2, *skip next st, work 2 sc in next st, * repeat to end, work 1 sc in second ch at the end and turn

Repeat row 1 for every row worked.

Below is the right side of the stitch.


Below is the wrong side of the stitch.
Below is a close up of the stitch.

Below is the cloth with a simple sc border around it.


My attempt at a stitch pattern.


Enjoy.

4 comments:

nybsbfan18 said...

hi cats-rockin,

how do i turn this into a 12 in square?

thanks,
diane

cats-rockin-crochet said...

Hi nybsbfan18, make your foundation chain 12 inches across and work for 12 inches high. This should work for you, cheers Cat.

nybsbfan18 said...

hi,

do i start out with the first row or the foundation row? do i just start crocheting row 1 and measure?

thanks
diane
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cats-rockin-crochet said...

Try doing 12 inches of chain, then do your first row and measure again, to see if it is still 12 inches. If it shrinks in size a bit, rip it out and make the adjustments to your chain row, you may need to add a couple of more chains.