Pretty Flowers Tea Towels

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Pretty Flowers Tea Towels

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Brighten up your kitchen with these cheerful floral tea towels!

Measurements

Single Size
Approx 13 x 18 ins [33 x 45.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $16.89

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  • Single Size

Approx 13 x 18 ins [33 x 45.5 cm].

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Main Color (MC)

Handicrafter Cotton | White, 00001Edit Color
$11.94

Contrast A

Handicrafter Cotton | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Contrast B

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$0.00

Contrast C

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Contrast D

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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size I9/5.5mm
$2.20

Bamboo Handle/Silvalume Head Crochet Hooks 5-1/2"

Size 7/4.5mm Rose
$2.75
The materials for this project cost $16.89

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Approx 13 x 18 ins [33 x 45.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Tea Towels
Handicrafter Cotton (50 g/1.75 oz;73 m/80 yds)
Main Color (MC) White (00001) 6
Contrast A () 1
Contrast B () 1
Contrast C () 1
Contrast D () 1
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain. Note: Amounts given will make 4 Tea Towels.

GAUGE

14 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with smaller crochet hook. 14 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger crochet hook in pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When changing colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of last st, then draw new color through rem 2 loops and proceed.
TOWEL I
With MC and larger hook, ch 46.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 45 sts.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Join A.
Change to smaller hook and proceed as follows:
Edging: 1st row: Ch 1. Working in back loops only, work 46 sc across. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first ch-2 sp. *Ch 2. (2 dc. Ch 3) 3 times in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in next ch- 2 sp. Rep from * to end of row. Fasten off.
Towel Topper:With B and smaller hook, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc. Fasten off.
FLOWER
First Petal: 1st row: Join D with sl st to front loop only of any sc. *Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as sl st. 2 sc in front loop only of next sc. 4 sc for petal. Turn.
Next 4 rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. (Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook - sc2tog made) twice. Fasten off leaving a long end.*
Second Petal: **Rejoin D with sl st to front loop of next unworked sc of 2nd rnd. Rep from * to * once.**
Third to Sixth Petals: Rep from ** to ** 4 times more. 6 petals.
3rd rnd: Join A with sl st to rem back loop of any sc of 2nd rnd. Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp. 2 dc in each rem back loop around. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
4th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
5th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 4 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 50 dc.
6th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 6 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 4 dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 66 dc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each dc around. Ch 7 (loop). Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Using yarn ends from each petal, sew around outer edges of petals.
TOWEL II
Work as given for Towel I, substituting A for D and D for A.
TOWEL III
Work as given for Towel I, substituting D for B, C for D and B for A.
TOWEL IV
Work as given for Towel I substituting A for B, B for D and C for A.
FINISHING
Pleat top edge of each Towel to fit Towel Toppers. Sew in position.