Vintage Quilt Zigzag Dishcloth and Blanket (Crochet)
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Vintage Quilt Zigzag Dishcloth and Blanket (Crochet)

Assemble your dishcloths into a beautiful blanket. Check the dishcloth and blanket measurements, as well as gauge.

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Material List

  • Lily® Sugar ‘n Cream® (Solids: 70.9 ga./2.5 ozz, 109m/120 yds., Twists: 56.7 ga./2 oz., 86m/95 yds.) Yarn – Soft Ecru (Contrast A; 13 Balls), Sage Green (Contrast B; 6 Balls) and Green Twist (Contrast C; 7 Balls)
  • Note: 1 ball of each color will make 3 dishcloths.
  • Crochet Hook, Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
 

Project Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Dishcloth: Approx 7¾" [19.5cm] square

Blanket: Approx 47" [119cm] square.

GAUGE: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4" [10cm].

 

ABBREVIATIONS

Approx = Approximately

RS = Right side

Sc = Single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sc3tog = Draw up a loop in each of next 3 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong side

Yoh = Yarn over hook

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Dishcloth (1 Blanket Square)

With Color 1, ch 2.

1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep last row until there are 39 sc and ending with WS row.

 

Next row: With Color B, ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Turn.

Rep last row until there are 3 sts.

Next row: Ch 1. Sc3tog. Fasten off.

 

Blanket

Make 18 Dishcloths, using A as Color 1 and C as Color 2.

Make 18 Dishcloths, using A as Color 1 and B as Color 2.

Sew 6 Dishcloths tog into 6 strips using flat seam as shown on diagram.

Sew strips tog into Blanket.

Tips

Check the dishcloth and blanket measurements, as well as gauge.