Saturday, December 19, 2015

CROCHET PATTERN - Coastline Cloth

Yarn:  2 colors of worsted weight kitchen cotton.  Sample shown using Lily Sugar ‘n Cream.

Materials:  H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook, yarn needle, scissors

Finished Size:  Approximately 8″ square

Gauge:  Not critical to this project

Difficulty:  Intermediate

Stitch Guide:  A/B – color A/B, ch – chain, sc – single crochet, sl st – slip stitch, st(s) – stitches, tr – treble crochet


Notes
  1. Change colors at the end of each row by completing the last pull-through of last sc with the new color (see pic, page 2).
  2. You will carry your unused yarn by crocheting over it each row (see pic, page 2).
  3. The ch-1 at the beginning/end of a row does not count as a st.
  4. Force the tr sts of each row toward you so that the color A trebles are on one side and color B trebles are on the other.


Instructions:

With A, ch 28.
Row 1:  (Sl st, tr) in 2nd ch from hook, skip next ch, *(sl st, tr) in next, skip next ch; repeat from * across to last ch, sc in last ch, change to B, ch 1, turn — 13 sl st/tr groups and 1 sc.
*After turning, wrap unused color around the right edge of work and stitch the next row over it.  Do this for every row.
Row 2:  With B, (sl st, tr) in sc, skip next tr, *(sl st, tr) in next sl st, skip next tr; repeat from * across to last st, sc in last st, change to A, ch 1, turn.
Row 3:  With A, (sl st, tr) in sc, skip next tr, *(sl st, tr) in next sl st, skip next tr; repeat from * across to last st, sc in last st, change to B, ch 1, turn.
Rows 4-21:  Repeat Rows 2 and 3.
Fasten off A and weave in ends.
Round 22:  With B, 2 sc in each sl st across to last st, 3 sc in corner, rotate and work 2 sc in end of each B row across, 3 sc in corner, rotate and work 2 sc in every other st along starting ch, 3 sc in corner, rotate and work 2 sc in end of each B row across, 1 sc in same st as 1st 2-sc group.
Join to 1st sc and fasten off.  
Weave in all ends.