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Crochet Memories, Free Shamrock Coaster & Dishcloth Pattern
Shamrock Coasters & Dishcloth
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews
Dishcloth pattern designed by: Edith Smith
For Coaster: 100% cotton thread, size #10
Steel crochet hook, size 8 USA (1.50 mm)
For Dishcloth: Sugar & Cream worsted weight (Emerald Green)
Size G hook
Coaster: 4" x 4"
Dishcloth: 10" x 11"
Gauge: Not important in over all size. Tension should remain consistant.
Skill level: Experienced (must have knowledge in basic filet)
Coaster & Dishcloth:
For Coaster: Use cotton thread and size 8 hook
For Dishcloth: Use worsted weigh and size G hook.
Row 1) Ch 44; dc in 8th ch from hook; * ch 2, sk next 2 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across: 13 om.
Row 2) Ch 5, turn work (counts as first dc plus ch 2); dc in next dc; (ch 2, dc in next dc) 4 times, (2 dc) in next sp, dc in next dc, (ch 2, dc in next dc) 7 times.
Rows 3-13) Follow chart below to complete the coaster. (Do not end off at end of Row 13).
Basic Filet Instructions:
Om= open mesh, the open spaces created.
Sm= solid mesh, the filled spaces that create the design
Ch 5 to turn rows starting with an open mesh.
Rnd 1) Ch 1, (3 sc) in corner st, (2 sc) in each open mesh and sc in each st around the coaster, working (3 sc) in each corner; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off, secure ends.
Rnd 1) Ch 3 (counts as first dc, now and throughout), turn work; evenly work dc around the edge working (3 dc) in each corner; join with a sl st to first dc. Fasten off; secure ends.
Spray coaster with water or spray starch if desired. Coaster can be blocked by shaping on top of a terry towel. Let dry. Or, cover with a handkerchief and pressing on the wrong side using a cool iron setting.
Copyright January 2001. All rights reserved.
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