Octopus Dishcloth

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Level: Easy

Hook: 3.75 mm

Size: This completed dishcloth will be approximately 6 inches x 6 inches with the border.

Suggested Yarns:

  • Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton Yarn: Grass (3.5 oz / 186 yds / 99.2 g)

Other Materials:

  • Scissors
  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn needle

Terminology

chChain*Extra notes and/or instructions
MRMagic Ring / Magic Circle( )Repeat stitch sequence
SlstSlip stitch[ ]Stitches are done in the same stitch
SkSkipFLOFront Loop Only
St(s)StitchesBLOBack Loop Only
ScSingle crochetRSRight side
Sc incSingle crochet increaseWSWrong side
Sc decSingle crochet decreaseYOYarn over
HdcHalf double crochetLpLoop stitch
Hdc incHalf double crochet increase#dcPOPPopcorn stitch with # of Dc
Hdc decHalf double crochet decrease#hdcPOPPopcorn stitch with # of Hdc
DcDouble crochetBOBBobble stitch
Dc incDouble crochet increasePuffPuff stitch
Dc decDouble crochet decreaseSp#Spike stitch, to # rows down
TrTriple crochetSc#togSingle crochet # stitches together
Tr incTriple crochet increaseHdc#togHalf double crochet # stitches together
Tr decTriple crochet decreaseDc#togDouble crochet # stitches together
FphdcFront post half double crochetTr#togTriple crochet # stitches together
BphdcBack post half double crochetExscExtended single crochet
FpdcFront post double crochetExhdcExtended half double crochet
BpdcBack post double crochetExdcExtended double crochet
MCMain colorNFNeat Finish / Invisible Join
CCContrasting colorFOFasten Off / Finish Off
“x” … # of times a stitch or sequence is repeated
Example: Round 2: Sc inc x 5. (10)

5hdcPOP (5 half double crochet popcorn stitch): Make 5 half double crochets (hdc) in the same stitch/space. Remove your hook from the last hdc and insert it into both loops of the first hdc. Insert your hook back into the loop of the last of the 5 hdc with your hook and pull it through the first hdc. Ch 1 to close the popcorn.

Octopus Written Pattern (Made In Grass)

This is made in rows.

Row 1: Ch 30, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc x 28, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 2: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 3: Sc x 5, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 3, 5hdcPOP x 1, Sc x 2, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 3, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 3, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 5, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 4: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 5: Sc x 6, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2) x 3, sc x 1, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2) x 3, sc x 4, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 6: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 7: Sc x 4, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2) x 3, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2) x 4, sc x 2, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 8: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 9: Sc x 3, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 1, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 4, sc x 1, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 2, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 10: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 11: Sc x 2, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 4, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 8, sc x 3, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 12: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 13: Sc x 8, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 11, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 8, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 14: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 15: Sc x 7, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 2, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 2, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 1, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 7, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 16: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 17: Sc x 6, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 3, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 2, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 2, sc x 2, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 6, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 18: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 19: Sc x 6, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 15, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 6, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 20: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 21: Sc x 6, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 15, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 6, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 22: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 23: Sc x 7, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 13, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 7, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 24: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 25: Sc x 8, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 11, 5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 8, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 26: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 27: Sc x 10, (5hdcPOP x 1, sc x 1) x 5, sc x 9, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 28: Sc x 29, ch 1, turn. (29)
Row 29: Sc x 29. (29)

To add a border, sc around the edges and make V stitch (sc x 1, ch 1, sc x 1) in the corners. Fasten off and weave in ends. You may need block the dishcloth afterwards by wetting and affixing to a foam block with pins to shape into a square shape.

All of my patterns are tested and checked for errors. Please feel free to contact me should you have any issues or if you need assistance with the pattern.

The photographs and pattern contained in this document are the property of © Jessica Woofter. You are not allowed to sell this pattern. You are not allowed to distribute or publish this pattern in any way. You are not allowed to alter this pattern in any form. You are not allowed to use this pattern commercially.

You may sell items made from this pattern.

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