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Lacy Cloth

Designed by Sandi Marshall 5/98

Abbreviations used in this pattern:

ch chain
dc double crochet
sc single crochet
st stitch
sts stitches

This combination of double crochet stitches and chain 3's produces a cloth with a lacy look for a washcloth, facecloth or dishcloth.

Lacy Cloth Pattern
Designed by Sandi Marshall


1 oz. Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
Size G crochet hook

Finished size: 8 inches square


ch 34.
Row 1: Working in back loops only for this row, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in ea ch across.
Row 2: ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next 2 sts, * skip 3 sts of previous row, (in back loop of next st, work 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc), skip 3 sts of previous row, dc in next 3 sts *, repeat from * to * across.
Row 3: ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next 2 sts, * ch 3, skip next 3 dc, in ch 1 space work 3 sc, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, dc in next 3 dc * repeat from * to * across.
Row 4: ch 2 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next 2 sts, * skip ch 3, skip sc (in back loop of next sc work 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc), skip sc, skip ch 3, dc in next 3 dc * repeat from * to * across.
Rows 5 - 14: Repeat rows 3 - 4 (five times).
Row 15: Repeat row 3.
Row 16: ch 1, sc in next 2 dc * 2 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next 3 sts * repeat from * to * across.
End off.

This Lacy Cloth Pattern copyright 1998 Sandi Marshall.
All rights reserved worldwide.
Free for your own personal use only.
This pattern may not be sold or redistributed (with or without charge) in any form.

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