Pencil Dishcloth
ITEM # 2641938P27
Print Description
Crafting Time
Varies
Skill Level
Intermediate
DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lily® Sugar’ n Cream® Super Size (4 oz; 200 yds):
    Color A - Yellow 1 ball
    Color D - Cream 1 ball
    Color E - Rose Pink 1 ball
  • Bernat® Handicrafter Delux (5 oz; 236 yds):
    Color B - Black 1 ball
    Color C -
    Cloves 1 ball
  • U.S. F or 5 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge - 15 sc and 16 rows = 4"

Notes:
• When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.

• Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as hdc.
With B, ch 2.
1st row: (WS). 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc) twice. Turn. 4 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Break B. Join C. Turn. 6 sc.
4th row: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in last sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Turn. 7 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 11 sc.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
7th to 10th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 19 sc at end of 10th row. Break C. Join A.
11th row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
12th row: (RS). Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp around post of next sc 1 row below. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times. Turn.
13th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in each of next 3 hdc) 4 times. Turn.
14th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times. Turn.
15th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in first hdc. 2 sc in next hdc. 1 sc in next hdc) 3 times. Dcbp. 1 sc in each of last 3 hdc. Turn. 22 sts.
16th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of next 4 sc) 3 times. Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of last 3 sc. Turn.
17th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in each of next 4 hdc) 3 times. Dcbp. 1 sc in each of last 3 hdc. Turn.
18th to 27th rows: Rep 16th and 17th rows 5 times more.
28th row: As 16th row. Break A. Join B. Turn.
29th row: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Break B. Join A. Turn.
30th row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break A. Do not turn.
31st row: (RS). Join D with sl st in first sc of 30th row. Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off. Do not turn.
32nd row: (RS). Join D with sl st in horizontal bar created below first hdc of previous row (bar is on WS, below loops normally worked).
Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each horizontal bar of previous hdc to end of row. Fasten off. Do not turn.
33rd row: As 32nd row.
34th row: (RS). Join E with sl st in horizontal bar created below first hdc of previous row.
Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each horizontal bar of previous hdc to end of row. Turn.
35th to 37th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
38th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 20 sc. Turn.
39th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. 18 sc. Fasten off.
Edging: With RS facing, join B with sl st at side edge of last sc in 3rd row. Ch 1. Work 3 sc along side edge to ‘point’ of 1st row, 3 sc in point and 3 sc up side edge to beg of 3rd row. Join C.
With C, work 6 sc along side of 4th to 10th rows. Join A. With A, work 25 sc up side of 11th to 20th rows. Join D. With D, work 3 sc up side of 21st to 23rd rows. Join E. With E, work 5 sc up side of 24th to 29th rows, 18 sc across top edge and 5 sc down opposite side of 29th to 24th rows. Join D. With D, work 3 sc down side of 23rd to 21st rows. Join A. With A, work 25 sc down side of 20th to 11th rows. Join C. With C, work 6 sc along side of 10th to 4th rows. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS
Approx
= Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Ch(s) = Chain(s)
Dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of
next stitch at back of work inserting hook from
right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on
hook) twice - 1 dcbp made
Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of
next stitch at front of work inserting hook from
right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on
hook) twice - 1 dcfp made
Hdc = Half double crochet
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
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
Sl st = Slip stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side
Yoh = Yarn over hook

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REVIEWS +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lily® Sugar’ n Cream® Super Size (4 oz; 200 yds):
    Color A - Yellow 1 ball
    Color D - Cream 1 ball
    Color E - Rose Pink 1 ball
  • Bernat® Handicrafter Delux (5 oz; 236 yds):
    Color B - Black 1 ball
    Color C -
    Cloves 1 ball
  • U.S. F or 5 crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

Gauge - 15 sc and 16 rows = 4"

Notes:
• When joining colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color. Draw new color through last 2 loops and proceed.

• Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as hdc.
With B, ch 2.
1st row: (WS). 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. (2 sc in next sc) twice. Turn. 4 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in last sc. Break B. Join C. Turn. 6 sc.
4th row: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in last sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Turn. 7 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 11 sc.
6th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.
7th to 10th rows: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 19 sc at end of 10th row. Break C. Join A.
11th row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
12th row: (RS). Ch 2 (does not count as hdc). 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp around post of next sc 1 row below. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times. Turn.
13th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in each of next 3 hdc) 4 times. Turn.
14th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times. Turn.
15th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in first hdc. 2 sc in next hdc. 1 sc in next hdc) 3 times. Dcbp. 1 sc in each of last 3 hdc. Turn. 22 sts.
16th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. (Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of next 4 sc) 3 times. Dcfp. 1 hdc in each of last 3 sc. Turn.
17th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 3 hdc. (Dcbp. 1 sc in each of next 4 hdc) 3 times. Dcbp. 1 sc in each of last 3 hdc. Turn.
18th to 27th rows: Rep 16th and 17th rows 5 times more.
28th row: As 16th row. Break A. Join B. Turn.
29th row: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Break B. Join A. Turn.
30th row: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Break A. Do not turn.
31st row: (RS). Join D with sl st in first sc of 30th row. Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off. Do not turn.
32nd row: (RS). Join D with sl st in horizontal bar created below first hdc of previous row (bar is on WS, below loops normally worked).
Ch 2. 1 hdc in same sp as last sl st. 1 hdc in each horizontal bar of previous hdc to end of row. Fasten off. Do not turn.
33rd row: As 32nd row.
34th row: (RS). Join E with sl st in horizontal bar created below first hdc of previous row.
Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each horizontal bar of previous hdc to end of row. Turn.
35th to 37th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
38th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog. 20 sc. Turn.
39th row: Ch 1. Sc2tog. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. 18 sc. Fasten off.
Edging: With RS facing, join B with sl st at side edge of last sc in 3rd row. Ch 1. Work 3 sc along side edge to ‘point’ of 1st row, 3 sc in point and 3 sc up side edge to beg of 3rd row. Join C.
With C, work 6 sc along side of 4th to 10th rows. Join A. With A, work 25 sc up side of 11th to 20th rows. Join D. With D, work 3 sc up side of 21st to 23rd rows. Join E. With E, work 5 sc up side of 24th to 29th rows, 18 sc across top edge and 5 sc down opposite side of 29th to 24th rows. Join D. With D, work 3 sc down side of 23rd to 21st rows. Join A. With A, work 25 sc down side of 20th to 11th rows. Join C. With C, work 6 sc along side of 10th to 4th rows. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS
Approx
= Approximate(ly)
Beg = Begin(ing)
Ch(s) = Chain(s)
Dcbp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of
next stitch at back of work inserting hook from
right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on
hook) twice - 1 dcbp made
Dcfp = Yoh and draw up a loop around post of
next stitch at front of work inserting hook from
right to left. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on
hook) twice - 1 dcfp made
Hdc = Half double crochet
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
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
Sl st = Slip stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong side
Yoh = Yarn over hook