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Plastic Bag Stasher

January 8, 2012

Materials: Size H hook

(MC) Main color-worsted weight yarn (appx 4-5 oz)

(AC) Alternating color-worsted weight yarn (appx 2 oz)

With MC chain 60, then join the chain being careful not to twist. Ch 3 and dc in each chain around, join w/slip stitch in top of ch 3. Do not turn, continue to work in rounds.

Rnd 2-ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 1, skip next dc, *sc in next stitch, ch 1, skip next dc (repeat from *), join w/slip stitch

Rnd 3-ch 3, dc in each sc and each ch space, join w/slip stitch

Rnd 4-ch 3, dc in each dc, join w/slip stitch

Rnd 5-join AC, ch 1, sc in each dc, join w/slip stitch

Rnd 6-join MC, ch 3, dc in each sc, join w/slip stitch

Rnds 7-30-repeat rnds 4-6

Rnd 31-repeat rnd 4

Rnds 32-33-repeat rnds 2-3. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

With AC chain 90, cut yarn and tie ends to secure (make 2) Weave through “mesh” made at both ends of bag stasher made on rounds 2 and 32.

To add hanger-with AC or MC slip stitch inside of bag stasher at top of round 3 in center back, chain 25 and then slip stitch again in same spot. Cut yarn and weave in ends. Enjoy!

Little Crosses Dish Towel

January 26, 2009

Little Crosses Dish TowelSize G hook

Cotton yarn (I used Peaches & Creme)

Chain 49

Row 1: Dc in 5th ch from hook, dc in next ch sp, crossing over last two dc’s dc in ch sp before first dc (forming a cross), [skip 1 ch sp and dc in next 2 ch sp, dc in skipped ch sp] repeat between[ ] 13 times, dc in last ch sp.

Rows 2-16: Turn, ch 3, [sk next dc and dc in next 2 dc, dc in skipped dc] repeat between [ ] 15 times, dc in last st.

Row 17: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 18: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog across

Row 19: Turn, ch 3,  [dc next 2 st tog, dc in next dc] across row

Row 20: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 21: Turn, ch 3, [dc next 2 st tog, dc in next dc] across row

Row 22: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, dc in next 5 st, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Row 23: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, dc in next 3 st, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Rows 24-31: Turn, ch 3, dc across

Row 32: Turn, ch 3, dc next 2 st tog, ch 2, skip next dc, dc next 2 st tog, dc in last st

Row 33: Turn, ch 1, sc across with 1 sc in ch 2 sp

Row 34: Do not turn, ch 1, reverse sc around entire edge of towel with reverse sc stitch with 3 sc in each corner and evenly spacing rev sc st at ends of rows. Join, cut thread and weave in ends.

Sew a button to row 25 to hang towel.

Thread Dishcloth

November 15, 2008

Thread DishclothAll work is done without turning, keeping right side towards you on all rounds. I usually use white or off white for the main dishcloth and then any color for the outside.

Chain 5, join to make a loop.

Rnd 1. Inserting hook into loop. Ch 4, (dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1) Repeat bet () 3 more times. Join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 2. Ch 4, (dc in 1st dc, 2 dc in ch space, ch 2, 2 dc in ch space, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1) Repeat bet () 3 times. Join in 3rd link of chain

Rnds 3-8. Ch 4, (dc in each dc across to ch space, 2 dc in ch space, ch 2, 2dc in ch space, dc in each dc across, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1) Repeat bet () 3 times. Join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 9. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 13 dc across to ch space, ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 13 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 2 times) Repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 13 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 13 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 10. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 11 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 11 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 3 times) repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 11 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 11 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 11. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc 2 times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 9 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 2 times, ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 9 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 4 times) repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 9 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 9 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 12. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc 3 times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 7 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 3 times, ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 7 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 5 times) repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 7 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 7 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 13. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc 4 times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 5 dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 4 times, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 5 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 6 times) repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 5 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 5 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 14. Ch 4, dc in next dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc 5 times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 3 dc ch 1, dc in next dc 5 times, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 7 times) repeat bet () 2 more times, ch 1, skip next dc and dc in next 3 dc and each dc across to ch space, (ch 1, in ch space dc, ch 2, dc, ch 1, dc in next 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc and dc in last dc, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain.

Rnd 15. Ch 4, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc 13 times, (ch 1, dc in ch sp, ch 2, dc in ch sp, ch 1, dc in next dc 29 times) Repeat bet () 2 times, ch 1, dc in ch sp, ch 2, dc in ch sp, ch 1, dc in next dc 14 times, ch 1, join in 3rd link of chain. Cut thread and tie off.

Rnd 16. Join color yarn with a slipstich and ch 3, (dc in each dc across to ch2 sp, (in ch2sp do 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, dc across to ch2 sp) Repeat bet () 2 times, in ch2sp do 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc, dc across to first dc on round and join with a sl st. Cut thread, tie off and weave in loose ends.