Crossed Shell Granny Square Dishcloth

Crossed Shell Granny Square Dishcloth

Crossed Shell Granny Square Dishcloth

This would also be a great pattern to use for an afghan.

4.5 mm hook


Weight: 4 100% cotton yarn was used as it is intended for use in the kitchen


Foundation Row: chain 5 skip first 4 chains, slip stitch into 5th chain from hook to form a ring

Row 1: chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet) (corner made){2 double crochet in ring, chain 2, 2 double crochet in ring, chain 4 (corner made)} 3 times, 2 double crochet in ring, chain 2, join with slip stitch in top of beginning chain 3.

Row 2: Slip stitch across to corner chain 4 space, chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet)(2 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in same beginning corner chain 4 space, chain 1, skip next 2 double crochet, 3 double crochet in next chain 2 space, chain 1, skip next 2 double crochet* (3 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in next corner chain 4 space, chain 1, skip next 2 double crochet, 3 double crochet in next chain 2 space, chain 1, skip next 2 double crochet*, repeat from *to *across row join with a slip stitch to top of begining row 3.

Row 3: slip stitch across to corner chain 2 space, chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet)(2 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in same beginning corner chain 2 space, chain 1, skip next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, chain 1 skip next 3 double crochet,* (3 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in next corner chain 2 space, chain 1, skip next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, double crochet in each of next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, chain 1 skip next 3 double crochet *, repeat from *to* across row, join with slip stitch to top of beginning chain 3.

Row 4: slip stitch across to corner chain 2 space, chain 3 (this counts as first double crochet)(2 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in same beginning corner chain 2 space, chain 1 skip next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, double crochet in each double crochet across to next chain 1 space, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, skip next 3 double crochet, *(3 double crochet, chain 2, 3 double crochet) in next corner 2 space, chain 1, skip next 3 double crochet, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space double crochet in each double crochet across to next chain 1 space, 2 double crochet in next chain 1 space, chain 1, skip next 3 double crochet * repeat from *to *across row,, join with slip stitch to top of beginning chain 3

Row 5: repeat row 4.

To complete dishcloth single crochet around project twice.

Weave in all ends in at least three different directions to ensure that the ends of the project don't come loose through use.

Inspired by Creative Grandma

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