Helix Dishcloth

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YARN

60 Yards Worsted Weight 100% Cotton Yarn (I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream from Yarnspirations to make mine, it can be purchased HERE)

HOOK

5.5 mm Crochet Hook

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced Beginner

NOTES

  • Beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
  • Slip stitches are used in this pattern, you must be able to stitch into the slip stitch in the following row, do not tighten your slip stitches too tightly, this will make it extremely difficult to complete the pattern.

ABBREVIATIONS (US Terms)

  • slst- Slip Stitch
  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single Crochet
  • hdc – Half Double Crochet

DIMENSIONS

  • 7 inches by 7 inches

PATTERN

Chain 26

ROW 1

  • slst into the second ch from the hook and the next 4 ch
  • *hdc in the next 5 ch, slst in the next 5 ch* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 2

NOTE: All stitches in Row 2 –  21 are worked in the BACK LOOP ONLY

  • slst into the first 5 stitches
  • *hdc in the next 5 stitches, slst in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 3 – 4

  • hdc in the first 5 stitches
  • *slst in the next 5 stitches, hdc in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to the end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 5 – 6

  • slst into the first 5 stitches
  • *hdc in the next 5 stitches, slst in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 7 – 8

  • hdc in the first 5 stitches
  • *slst in the next 5 stitches, hdc in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to the end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 9 – 10

  • slst into the first 5 stitches
  • *hdc in the next 5 stitches, slst in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 11 – 12

  • hdc in the first 5 stitches
  • *slst in the next 5 stitches, hdc in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to the end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 13 – 14

  • slst into the first 5 stitches
  • *hdc in the next 5 stitches, slst in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 15 – 16

  • hdc in the first 5 stitches
  • *slst in the next 5 stitches, hdc in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to the end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 17 – 18

  • slst into the first 5 stitches
  • *hdc in the next 5 stitches, slst in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

ROW 19 – 20

  • hdc in the first 5 stitches
  • *slst in the next 5 stitches, hdc in the next 5 stitches* 
  • Repeat from * to * to the end of the row
  • ch 1, turn (25 stitches)

BORDER

NOTE: The border stitches are not done in the back loop only, complete stitches through both loops where applicable.

ROW 21

  • Sc evenly along top of last row and all 3 remaining edges of your dishcloth, placing 2 sc in each corner stitch
  • slst to beginning sc, ch 1 (approximately 90 stitches)

ROW 22

  • sc in each stitch around, placing 2 sc in each corner stitch
  • slst to beginning sc (approximately 94 stitches)

ROW 23

  • slst around and join to beginning slst

This creates a nice finished edge! Fasten off and weave in ends. 

Note that due to the nature of this pattern, your dishcloth will not be perfectly square.

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