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Retro Dishcloths
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90698AD Quick and easy to make, these bright dishcloths make a great hostess gift!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 x 14 in. (23 x 35.5 cm)



830-123 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Seaspray

Medium sky blue

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

830-187 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Golden Glow

Dusty mustard yellow

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Alternative Colors LION BRAND COTTON-EASE (Art. #830) #134 Terracotta 1 ball (A) #123 Seaspray 1 ball (B) -OR- LION BRAND COTTON-EASE (Art. #830) #187 Golden Glow 1 ball (A) #099 Almond 1 ball (B)


With A, ch 32.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across - 30 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 14 in.

(35.5 cm) from beginning.
Fasten off.

Join B with sl st in edge of dishcloth.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around edge, working 3 sc in each corner; join with sl st in first sc.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, sl st in top of last sc made (picot made), sk next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around, ch about 10 in.

(25.5 cm); join with sl st in first sc.

Note: For best results, do not sk any sts when working near corners.
Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

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