Crochet Leprechaun Dishcloth

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Crochet Leprechaun Dishcloth

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Adorable Leprechaun dishcloth fills your house with cheer. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Size

Single Size
Approx 12 ins x 12 ins (30.5 cm x 30.5cm)
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The materials for this project cost $14.65

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 12 ins x 12 ins (30.5 cm x 30.5cm)

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Soft Ecru, 01004Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Orange, 01628Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast B

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Dark Pine, 00016Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast C

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Black, 00002Edit Color
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Contrast D

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Yellow, 00010Edit Color
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

 Small amount of red yarn for embroidery of mouth.
 

The materials for this project cost $14.65

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 12 ins x 12 ins (30.5 cm x 30.5cm)

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Soft Ecru (01004) 1
Contrast A Hot Orange (01628) 1
Contrast B Dark Pine (00016) 1
Contrast C Black (00002) 1
Contrast D Yellow (00010) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Small amount of red yarn for embroidery of mouth.

GAUGE

13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

INSTRUCTIONS
With MC, ch 2.
1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc across. Turn. 6 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 9 sc.
4th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 12 sc.
5th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 15 sc.
6th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 18 sc.
7th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 21 sc.
Cont in this manner, inc 3 sts each rnd until there are 36 sc.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across.
Do not turn. Working along straight top edge, work 24 sc evenly across.
Join A with sl st to first sc.
Beard: 1st row: With A, ch 2. Working around curved edge, in back loops only, 1 hdc in each of next 9 sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. 5 dc in next sc. (Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. Miss next sc. 5 dc in next sc) twice. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 10 sc.
Break A, join B.

Hat
1st row
: With B, ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in side of next hdc. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 24 sc. 1 sc in side of next hdc. Ch 6. Turn.
2nd row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. 36 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last row 3 times more. Fasten off.

Hat shaping: 1st row: (RS). Join C with sl st to 6th sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 6 sc. Turn. Leave rem sc unworked.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 24 sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
4th and 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across. Turn. Break C, join B at end of 5th row.
With B, rep last 4 rows 4 times more, then 3rd row once. 12 sc. Fasten off.
Edging: Join B with sl st to bottom right edge of Hat. Ch 1. Work sc evenly around edge of Hat, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first ch of bottom left Hat edge. Fasten off.

Golden Buckle
With D, ch 28. Join with sl st to first ch. Fasten off.
Sew Buckle into square shape on front of Hat as shown in photo.

FINISHING
With C, embroider eyes. With red yarn, embroider mouth.