This pattern makes a nice, thick, textured dishcloth or washcloth that is perfect for gift giving.
Yarn : Bernat Cotton Solids
Hook: 4.00mm or G
Sc- single crochet
Tr-treble crochet (US)
Chain 3o, loosely. ( You may want to use a size H hook.)
Row 1: Tr in 2nd ch from hook. Sc in next ch.*Tr in next ch, Sc* repeat to end of row, ending with a Sc. Ch 1. turn.
Row 2: Sc 28 times to the end of the row. Be sure to Sc in the top of the chain.Ch 1. turn.
Repeat rows 1 and 2, 12 more times.
(note: the cloth may not look square, but will shrink to be more square after washing if you use 100% cotton yarn. You may want to adjust the repeats for your own tension or yarn choices.)
Edging: At the end of the last "row2", ch1 but do not turn. Sc in same hole and turn work 90 degrees. *Sc 27 times evenly spaced along the left side to the corner. Ch1, Sc in same hole and turn work 90 degrees.* Repeat across bottom and right sides of the cloth.
Slip stitch to the top of Sc, and tie off.
Weave in ends.