Apple Dishcloth
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Apple Dishcloth

An apple a day will keep the doctor away. An apple dishcloth a day will keep the kitchen germs away! Clean up your kitchen with fruit dishcloths from Lily® Sugar'N Cream yarn.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream® Main Color (MC) (01004 Soft Ecru):Contrast A (00095 Red) or (01712 Hot Green): Contrast B (01130 Warm Brown):Contrast C (00084 Sage Green)
  • Crochet Hook, Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

Abbreviations

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = Double crochet

Hdc = Half double crochet

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

Sc = Single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Sp = Space(s)

Tog = Together

Tr = Treble crochet


GAUGE
15 sc and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm).

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Apple

Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd or row counts as dc.

With MC, ch 4. Join with sl st to form ring.

1st rnd: Ch 3. 11 dc in ring. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.

2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 2 dc in each dc around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.

3rd rnd: Ch 3. 2 dc in next dc. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc.
Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.

4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. *1 dc in each of next
2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 48 dc.

5th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc.
*2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 60 dc.

6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. (2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc) 4 times. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in each of next 3 dc. 1 dc in next dc.
1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in next dc. Sl st in each of next 2 dc. 1 sc in next dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in each of next 3 dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 6 dc. 1 hdc in next dc. (1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc)
4 times. 1 dc in next dc. 1 hdc in next dc. 1 sc in each of next 3 dc. Join A with sl st to first sc. 74 sts. Break MC.

7th rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in next sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. (2 dc in next st. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts) 4 times. 2 dc in next st. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. 1 hdc in next st.
1 sc in each of next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next st. 1 dc in each of next 4 sts. (2 dc in next st. 1 dc in each of next 5 sts) 4 times. 2 dc in next st.
1 dc in each of next 4 sts. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in next st. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.


Hanging Loop

With 2 strands of B held tog, join with sl st to first sc at top of Apple. Ch 12. Join with sl st in same sp as first sl st. Fasten off.

 

Leaf

With C, ch 12.

1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch.
1 tr in each of next 5 ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 3 sc in last ch. Working across opposite side of ch, 1 hdc in next ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 tr in each of next 5 ch. 1 dc in next ch. 1 hdc in next ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Sew Leaf to Apple near Hanging Loop.

 

Finishing

With B, embroider seeds using Bullion st as shown in picture.

Tips

GAUGE 15 sc and 16 rows = 4" (10 cm). MEASUREMENT Approx 8” (20.5 cm) in diameter.