Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Shaped Washcloth
Lion Brand® Kitchen Cotton
Pattern Number: L30179 Feel environmentally friendly as you reuse these crocheted hexagonal clothes. Not only are they machine-washable but made of 100% cotton.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 9 in. (23 cm) diameter

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

831-148 Kitchen Cotton Yarn: Tropic Breeze

Turquoise


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.69

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm)
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Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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STITCH EXPLANATION:
TECHNIQUE EXPLANATION This design begins by working an adjustable ring to create a neat, closed center on the finished Washcloth.

Adjustable ring method: Wrap yarn around index finger.

Insert hook into ring on finger, yarn over and draw up a loop.

Carefully slip ring from finger and work the stitches of Rnd 1 (in pattern, below) into the ring.

When Rnd 1 is complete gently, but firmly, pull tail to close up the ring.

NOTES:
Do NOT turn at the end of rnds.


INSTRUCTIONS



WASHCLOTH Following the Technique Explanation above, make an adjustable ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout the pattern), dc in ring, ch 1, (2 dc in ring, ch 1) 5 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 12 dc and 6 ch-1 sps at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 2: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in each ch-1 sp around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 24 dc, and 6 ch-1 sps at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 4: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 5: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 3 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 6: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 4 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 7: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 3, dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in first ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc, *(2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp, dc in next 5 dc, sk next 2 dc, dc in next 5 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.

Rnd 8: Sl st in each st to first ch-1 sp, (sl st, ch 1, 3 sc) in first ch-1 sp, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc, *3 sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc, sk next 2 dc, sc in next 6 dc; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc.Fasten off.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = make 1
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sk2p = Slip 1, k2tog, pass sl st over
ssk = slip, slip, knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = 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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