Scaredy Cat Dishcloth

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Scaredy Cat Dishcloth

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Get your kitchen in the howl-iday spirit with this feline dishcloth!

Size

Single Size
Approx 8" x 10" [20.5 cm x 25.5 cm].
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The materials for this project cost $12.95

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Single Size
Measurements:
Approx 8" x 10" [20.5 cm x 25.5 cm].

Step 2:

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

Contrast A

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Ecru, 00004Edit Color
$2.49

Contrast B

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

Contrast C

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

Embroidery

Lily Sugar 'n Cream | Hot Green, 01712Edit Color
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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The materials for this project cost $12.95

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

hdc = half double crochet

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Measurements:
Approx 8" x 10" [20.5 cm x 25.5 cm].

MATERIALS

Lily Sugar 'n Cream (70 g/2.5 oz;109 m/120 yds)
Contrast A Ecru (00004) 1
Contrast B Black (00002) 1
Contrast C Hot Orange (01628) 1
Embroidery Hot Green (01712) 1
Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Small quantity of Hot Green (01712) to embroider eyes

GAUGE

15 sc and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When changing colors, work to last 2 loops on hook of first color, draw new color through 2 loops and proceed. Carry colors not in use loosely across top of row and work sts around it.

MOTIF
Cat Body: With B, ch 14.
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 13 sc.
2nd row: Ch 1. Miss first sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Sc2tog. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st to end of row. Turn.
4th row and 5th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows. Join A in last sc. Break B.

Beg working in rnds: 1st rnd: With A, ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sc as join. Work 3 sc down side of Cat Body. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner. 1 sc between each of next 11 sc across foundation row. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner. Work 3 sc up side of Cat Body. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner. 1 sc in each of next 11 sc. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 5 (counts as dc and ch 2). 1 sc in same sp. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in each of next 5 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 dc in each of next 2 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 3 sc. 1 dc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5.
3rd rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 7 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 15 sts.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 9 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 17 sc.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 11 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 19 sc.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc.
6th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 13 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 21 sc.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc.
7th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 15 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 23 sc.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc.
8th rnd: Sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in same sp. *1 sc in each of next 17 sc. (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each of next 25 sc.* (1 sc. Ch 2. 1 sc) in next corner ch-2 sp. Rep from * to * once more. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
9th rnd: Join B with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp. Ch 5 (counts as dc and
ch 2). 1 dc in same sp. 1 dc in next sc. [*With A, 1 dc in each of next 2 sc.
With B, 1 dc in each of next 2 sc.* Rep from * to * until 2 sc before next
corner. With A, 1 dc in next sc. (With A, 1 dc. With B, 1 dc) in next sc. With B,
(1 dc. Ch 2. 1 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp. 1 dc in next sc] 3 times. Rep from
* to * until 2 sc before first corner. With A, 1 dc in next sc. (With A, 1 dc.
With B, 1 dc) in next sc. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 5. Break A.
10th rnd: With B, sl st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 3 (counts as dc). (1 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in
same sp. [*With C, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. With B, 1 dc in each of next
2 dc.* Rep from * to * until 2 dc before next corner. With C, 1 dc in each
of next 2 dc. With B, (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next corner ch-2 sp] 3 times. Rep
from * to * until 2 dc before first corner. With C, 1 dc in each of last 2 dc.
Join with sl st to top of ch 3. Fasten off.

Head
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. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. (2 hdc in next sc) twice. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 8 sts.
5th row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. 2 hdc in next sc. 1 hdc in next hdc. Sl st in each of next 2 hdc. 1 hdc in next hdc. 2 hdc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.
First ear: 6th row: Sl st in first sc. 1 sc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 dc in next st. Fasten off.
Second ear: With RS facing, miss next 2 sts. Join B with sl st to next st. Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in next st. Sl st in last st. Fasten off.

Legs (make 4)
With B, ch 10.
Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of chain, sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st in each ch to end of chain. Fasten off.

Tail
With B, ch 14.
Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of chain, sl st in 2nd ch from hook. Sl st in each ch to end of chain. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Embroider eyes with green yarn and B using satin stitch. Sew legs and Tail in position as shown in photo. Using a few strands of B yarn as stuffing, sew Head in position. Embroider cat's back with straight stitches of B as shown in photo.