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Crochet Puff Dishcloth-Teatowel

This Crochet Puff Dishcloth-Teatowel is crocheted in a puff shell design, pretty kitchen sets can be gifted to friends and family or used in your own home.

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Crochet Puff Dishcloth-Teatowel UK

Pattern Number CNC410

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.      Right Side
st.       Stitch(es)
ch.      Chain
dc.      Double Crochet
htr.     Half Treble Crochet

tr.       Treble Crochet
rpt.     Repeat

ss.       Slip Stitch
yrh.     Yarn Round Hook

Dec.    Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2dc, yrh and pull through all loops.

ps.      Puff Stitch
yrh pull up loop, (twice) yrh pull through 4 loops, yrh pull through 2 loops.

ps group.  Puff Stitch Group
(2ps, 1ch, 2ps) into the same stitch or space.

Vst.    V Stitch
(1tr, 1ch, 1tr) into the same stitch or space.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Finished Size
Tea Towel:    15.5 x 17 (not including the strap) inches

Dishcloth:     9.5 x 9.5 inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

100 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 1
55 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK  in colour 2
55 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 3

4.50mm crochet hook, 1 medium button

TENSION – 1.5 pattern rpts & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in multiples of 6 + 1.

Tea Towel – With colour 1 make 73ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into 5th ch from hook, (RS) * make 1ch, miss 2ch, 1vst (see abbrev) into next ch, make 1ch, miss 2ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, make 1ch, miss 1ch, work 1tr into last ch. Turn. (10, 2ch spaces)

2nd Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, make 1ch, ps group (see abbrev) into next 2ch space, * 1ch, 1dc into vst, 1ch, ps group into 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 1ch, 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn. (10ps groups)

3rd Row – 4ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into 1ch space on ps group, * 1ch, 1vst into next dc, 1ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into 1ch space on ps group, * rpt from * to * to last dc, make 1ch, work 1tr into dc. Turn.

4th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, make 1ch, ps group into next 2ch space, * 1ch, 1dc into vst, 1ch, ps group into 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 1ch, 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows in colour sequence as follows:-

# twice in each of the colours 2, 3 and 1 #

Rpt from # to # until 20ps group rows have been worked in all. Turn.

Edging – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 1ch work * 1dc into each of next 2ps miss 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2ps, miss 1ch, 1htr into next dc, miss 1ch, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 3dc into dc, work 58dc evenly into row ends down first side of towel, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge to end, 3dc into corner, work 58dc evenly into row ends up second side of towel, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 1dc into each dc to end, working 3dc into corners, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into each dc across, 3dc into corner, * rpt * to * once, 1dc into each of remaining dc. Turn.

Strap
Decrease Row 1 – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, dec 1dc (see abbrev) over first 2dc, * 1dc into next dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 1dc into dc. Turn. (37dc)

Decrease Row 2 – 1ch, * dec 1dc over first 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 1dc into dc. Turn. (19dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Rpt Decrease Row 2 once. (10dc)

Rpt Decrease Row 1 once. (7dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 20 rows of 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, 1dc into next 2dc, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each of last 3dc. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc and 2ch space to end. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, work 1 row of 1dc into each dc to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, attach button to correspond with buttonhole.

Dishcloth – Using any of the colours from the towel, make 37ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into 5th ch from hook, (RS) * make 1ch, miss 2ch, 1vst (see abbrev) into next ch, make 1ch, miss 2ch, (1dc, 2ch, 1dc) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, make 1ch, miss 1ch, work 1tr into last ch. Turn. (6, 2ch spaces)

2nd Row – 1ch, 1dc into stitch at base of 1ch, make 1ch, ps group into next 2ch space, * 1ch, 1dc into vst, 1ch, ps group into 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to end, make 1ch, 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn. (6ps groups)

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows from towel until 11ps group rows have been worked in all.

Edging – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, miss 1ch work * 1dc into each of next 2ps miss 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2ps, miss 1ch, 1htr into next dc, miss 1ch, * rpt from * to * to last dc, 3dc into dc, work 31dc evenly into row ends down first side of cloth, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge to end, 3dc into corner, work 31dc evenly into row ends up second side of cloth, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch and working 3dc into the corners, work 2 rows of 1dc into each dc to end, ss to first dc on the beginning of each row. Turn.

Finishing – Weave and trim off loose ends of yarn.

USA format below:-

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Crochet Puff Dishcloth-Teatowel USA

Pattern Number CNC410

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.      Right Side
st.       Stitch(es)
ch.      Chain
sc.      Single Crochet
hdc.    Half Double Crochet

dc.      Double Crochet
rpt.     Repeat

ss.       Slip Stitch
yo.      Yarn Over

Dec.     Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2sc, yo and pull through all loops.

ps.        Puff Stitch
yo pull up loop, (twice) yo pull through 4 loops, yo pull through 2 loops.

ps group.  Puff Stitch Group
(2ps, ch1, 2ps) in the same stitch or space.

Vst.      V Stitch
(1dc, ch1, 1dc) in the same stitch or space.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Finished Size
Tea Towel:    15.5 x 17 (not including the strap) inches

Dishcloth:     9.5 x 9.5 inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

100 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 1
55 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 2
55 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 3

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3 cotton

4.50mm crochet hook, 1 medium button

GAUGE – 1.5 pattern rpts & 2 rows measures approx 1 inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Made in multiples of 6 + 1.

Tea Towel – With color 1 ch73, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in 5th ch from hook, (RS) * ch1, skip 2ch, 1vst (see abbrev) in next ch, ch1, skip 2ch, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, ch1, skip 1ch, work 1dc in last ch. Turn. (10, ch2 spaces)

2nd Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, ch1, ps group (see abbrev) in next ch2 space, * ch1, 1sc in vst, ch1, ps group in ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, ch1, 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn. (10ps groups)

3rd Row – ch4, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in ch1 space on ps group, * ch1, 1vst in next sc, ch1, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in ch1 space on ps group, * rpt from * to * to last sc, ch1, work 1dc in sc. Turn.

4th Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, ch1, ps group in next ch2 space, * ch1, 1sc in vst, ch1, ps group in ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, ch1, 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows in color sequence as follows:-

# twice in each of the colors 2, 3 and 1 #

Rpt from # to # until 20ps group rows have been worked in all. Turn.

Edging – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skip ch1 work * 1sc in each of next 2ps skip ch1, 1sc in each of next 2ps, skip ch1, 1hdc in next sc, skip ch1, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 3sc in sc, work 58sc evenly in row ends down first side of towel, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge to end, 3sc in corner, work 58sc evenly in row ends up second side of towel, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1sc in each sc to end, working 3sc in corners, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, * 1sc in each sc across, 3sc in corner, * rpt * to * once, 1sc in each of remaining sc. Turn.

Strap
Decrease Row 1 – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, dec 1sc (see abbrev) over first 2sc, * 1sc in next sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 1sc in sc. Turn. (37sc)

Decrease Row 2 – ch1, * dec 1sc over first 2sc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 1sc in sc. Turn. (19sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

Rpt Decrease Row 2 once. (10sc)

Rpt Decrease Row 1 once. (7sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 20 rows of 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in next 2sc, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each of last 3sc. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, 1sc in each sc and ch2 space to end. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, work 1 row of 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn, attach button to correspond with buttonhole.

Dishcloth – Using any of the colors from the towel, ch37, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in 5th ch from hook, (RS) * ch1, skip 2ch, 1vst (see abbrev) in next ch, ch1, skip 2ch, (1sc, ch2, 1sc) in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch, ch1, skip 1ch, work 1dc in last ch. Turn. (6, ch2 spaces)

2nd Row – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, ch1, ps group in next ch2 space, * ch1, 1sc in vst, ch1, ps group in ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to end, ch1, 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn. (6ps groups)

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows from towel until 11ps group rows have been worked in all.

Edging – ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1, skip ch1 work * 1sc in each of next 2ps skip ch1, 1sc in each of next 2ps, skip ch1, 1hdc in next sc, skip ch1, * rpt from * to * to last sc, 3sc in sc, work 31sc evenly in row ends down first side of cloth, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge to end, 3sc in corner, work 31sc evenly in row ends up second side of cloth, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in stitch at base of ch1 and working 3sc in the corners, work 2 rows of 1sc in each sc to end, sl st to first sc on the beginning of each row. Turn.

Finishing – Weave and trim off loose ends of yarn.

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