Ladybug Dishcloth

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Ladybug Dishcloth

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Brighten up your kitchen with this whimsical ladybug dishcloth. Shown in Lily Sugar 'n Cream.

Measurement

Single Size
Approx 8" [20.5 cm] diameter, excluding Head and Legs.
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The materials for this project cost $15.96

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Size:

  • Single Size

Approx 8" [20.5 cm] diameter, excluding Head and Legs.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Red, 00095Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Black, 00002Edit Color
$2.49

Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size H8/5mm
$2.99

Crochet Dude Beaded Stitch Markers

4/Pkg
$7.99
The materials for this project cost $15.96

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 8" [20.5 cm] diameter, excluding Head and Legs.

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Main Color (MC) Red (00095) 1
Contrast A Black (00002) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. 4 stitch markers.

GAUGE

13 hdc and 10 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: Ch 2 at beg of rnd does not count as st.

With MC, ch 3 (See Diagram 1 on page 2).
1st rnd: 10 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first hdc. 10 hdc.
2nd rnd: Ch 2. 2 hdc in each hdc around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 20 hdc.
3rd rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 30 hdc.
4th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 40 hdc.
5th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 50 hdc.
6th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 4 hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 60 hdc.
7th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 5 hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 70 hdc.
8th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first hdc. 80 hdc.
9th rnd: Ch 2. *2 hdc in next hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 7 hdc. Rep from * around. Join A with sl st to first hdc. 90 hdc. Fasten off.
Place markers on 18th, 34th, 56th and 72nd hdc of last rnd for Legs.

Head: With A, ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
**1st row: 5 sc in same sp as last sl st. Miss next hdc of 9th rnd. Sl st in next hdc. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
2nd row: 2 sc in each of next 5 sc. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
3rd row: 1 sc in first sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc) 4 times. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.**
4th row: 1 sc in first sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc) 4 times. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
5th row: 1 sc in first sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc) 4 times. 1 sc in next sc. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
6th row: 1 sc in first sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Ch 9. 3 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. Sl st in each of next 5 ch – antennae made. 1 sc in next sc. (1 sc.Antennae. 1 sc) in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in
each of last 5 sc. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Fasten off.

Legs: With RS of Body facing, join A with sl st to next marked hdc. Ch 1. Sl st in next hdc of 9th rnd. Turn.
Work from ** to ** as given for Head. Fasten off.

Dots: (make 6).
With A, ch 3 (See Diagram 2 on page 2).
10 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first hdc. Fasten off, leaving a long end to sew on Dot.
Sew Dots to Body, as shown in picture.

With A, work chain st embroidery across Body as shown in diagram.