Red Heart Eco-Cotton Blend

Crochet Natural Stripes Rug WR1739

Skill Level: BEGINNER

Rug measures 24" wide x 31" long without fringe.

RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton™ Blend": 3 balls each 1340 Almond A and 1001 Snow B.

Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm [US K-10.5] and 6 mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 9 sts = 4"; 8 rows = 3" in pattern with larger hook and 2 strands held together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Note: Work with 2 strands held together throughout.

With larger hook and 2 strands of A ch 71 loosely.
Row 1 (Right Side): Draw up a loop in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same ch as last leg of last st and in next ch, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same ch as last leg of last st; turn - 70 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, draw up a loop in first 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same st as last leg of last st and in next st, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same st as last leg of last st changing to 1 strand A and 1 strand B at end of row; turn - 70 sts.
Rows 3-6: Using A and B together, repeat rows 1 and 2 twice changing to 2 strands of B in last sc of Row 6.
Rows 7-10: Repeat Rows 3-6 with 2 strands of B.
Rows 11-14: Repeat Rows 3-6 with A and B held together.
Rows 15-18: Repeat Rows 3-6 with 2 strands of A.
Rows 19-48: Repeat Rows 3-18 for color and pattern twice more.
Rows 49-52: Repeat Rows 3-6.
Rows 53-56: Repeat Rows 7-10.
Rows 57-60: Repeat Rows 11-14.
Rows 61-62: Repeat Rows 3-4.
At end of of last row turn and change to smaller hook and work 1 rnd sc evenly around rug working 3 sc in each corner; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Optional: Cut 7" lengths of A and knot into a fringe on each short end of rug. Trim.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Crochet Checkerboard Rug WR1674

Skill Level: BEGINNER

Rug measures 24" wide x 31" long without fringe.

RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton™ Blend": 3 balls each 1870 Denim A and 1001 Snow B.

Crochet Hook: 6.5 mm [US K-10.5] and 6 mm [US J-10].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 9 sts = 4"; 8 rows = 3" in pattern with larger hook and 2 strands held together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Note: Work with 2 strands held together throughout.

STRIP 1 (Make 3): With larger hook and A ch 12 loosely. Row 1 (Right Side): Draw up a loop in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same ch as last leg of last st and in next ch, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same ch as last leg of last st; turn - 11 sts. Row 2: Ch 1, draw up a loop in first 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook, * draw up a loop in same st as last leg of last st and in next st, yo and through all 3 loops on hook; repeat from * across; sc in same st as last leg of last st; turn - 11 sts.

Rows 3-12: Repeat row 2 changing to B in last sc of Row 12. Now work 12 rows in pattern with B, then 12 rows with A. Repeat the last 24 rows twice more - 7 blocks. Fasten off.

STRIP 2 (Make 2): Work same as Strip 1 reversing color placement.

FINISHING: Sew strips together as pictured. With right side facing, smaller hook and A, work 1 rnd sc evenly around rug working 3 sc in each corner; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Optional: Cut 7" lengths of A and knot into a fringe on each short end of rug. Trim.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; hdc = half double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Crochet Eco-Chic Bath Set LW1645

Designed by Michele Maks.
Skill Level: Easy

Washcloth measures 8½" x 8½"; Towel measures 14" X 20"; Soap Holder measures 3½" X 5".

RED HEART® Eco-Cotton Blend™: 3 balls 1645 Moss.

Crochet Hook: 5 mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

GAUGES: Rnds 1-3 = 3½" across. 16 dc = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

WASHCLOTH
Ch 4; join with a sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 3, 3 dc in ring, [ch 2, 4 dc in ring] 3 times, ch 2; join with a sl st in top of ch-3.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc] 3 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in last ch-2 sp; join in top of ch-3.
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in next 5 dc, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch-2 sp, dc in next 8 dc] 3 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in last ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 dc; join.
Rnds 4-7: Ch 3, [dc in each dc to corner, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) all in ch-2 sp] 4 times, dc in each dc to end; join.
Edging Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st as join­ing, * ch 1, skip next dc or ch, sc in next dc or ch; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

TOWEL
Make 8 squares same as Washcloth through Rnd 3. Fasten off. Sew 4 squares together in a strip for bottom edge. Sew 4 squares together in a strip for top edge.
Center of Towel-Row 1: With right side fac­ing, beginning at top right-hand edge of a strip, attach yarn in corner ch-2 sp; ch 3, work 13 dc across first square, [work 14 dc across next square] 3 times; turn - 56 sts.
Row 2: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next dc and each dc across, dc in top of ch-3; turn. Rep Row 2 until center measures 13" (16½ from beginning). Fasten off leaving a long tail. Sew strip for top edge to last row of dc.
Edging: With right side facing, attach yarn in any st; ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * ch 1, skip next dc or ch, sc in next dc or ch; rep from * around all 4 sides; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

SOAP HOLDER
Make 2 squares same as Washcloth through Rnd 3. Fasten off.
Gusset: With right side facing, attach yarn in a ch-2 sp, ch 3, work 13 dc across to next corner, [work 14 dc across to next corner] twice. Fasten off.
Sew 2nd square to gusset, sewing 14 sts of gusset to each of three sides of square.
Top Edge-Rnd 1: With right side facing, attach yarn at corner of square; ch 3, work 13 more dc across square, work 3 dc across gusset, 14 dc across next square, 3 dc across gusset; join with a sl st in top of ch-3; turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in each dc around; join; turn.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, * ch 1, skip next dc, sc in next dc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Front Tie: Ch 65. Fasten off. Weave through sts of Top Edge Rnd 2, beginning and ending at center front. Make a knot at each end of tie.
Soap on a Rope Tie: Ch 100 or desired length. Fasten off. Weave through sts of Top Edge Rnd 2, beginning and ending at center back. Tie ends in a knot.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rep = repeat; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; sl = slip; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Spa Necessities WR1945

Designed by Kathleen Sams.
EASY

Washcloth measures 8" x 8"; Exfoliator/Scrubber measures 3¼" across; Soap Bag measures 4" x 4"; Towel measures 10½" x 18". Two balls of your chosen color will make all four of these projects. Also included IS a pattern for a fun multicolor, reversible washcloth.

RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton™ Blend" - Solid Color Projects: 2 Balls of 1645 Moss or 1370 Candy Marl.
RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton™ Blend" - Reversible Projects: 2 Balls 1645 Moss A, 1 ball each 1370 Candy Marl B and 1105 Vanilla C.

Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: Rnds 1-3 = 3ÂĽ" across; 15 dc = 4". CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

WASHCLOTH

Solid Color Version:
Ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (Right Side): Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with a slip st in top of ch-3 - 16 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each dc around; join - 32 sts.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each dc around; join with a slip st in first sc - 32 sc.
Rnd 4: Ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same sc as joining, * ch 1, skip next 3 sc, 3 dc in next sc, ch 1, skip next 3 sc **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next sc; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Rnd 5: Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same space, * ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1]  twice **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Rnd 6: Slip st in next 2 dc and into ch-3 space, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same space, * ch 1, [3 dc in next ch-1 space, ch 1] 3 times **, (3 dc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in next ch-3 space; repeat from * around, end at **; join.
Rnd 7: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, 5 dc in ch-3 space, dc in each dc and ch-1 space around working 5 dc in each ch-3 corner; join - 96 sts (19 sts each side, 5 sts each corner).
Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in next 4 sts, 3 sc in next st, [sc in next 23 sts, 3 sc in next st] 3 times, sc in last 18 sts; join.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in next 5 sc, 3 dc in next sc, [dc in next 25 sc, 3 dc in next sc] 3 times, dc in last 19 sc; join - 112 sts (25 each side, 3 each corner). Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Reversible Version:
With A, ch 5; join with a slip st to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (Side A): Ch 3, 15 dc in ring; join with a sl st to top of ch-3 - 16 sts. Fasten off A.
Rnd 2A: Working in front loop only, join B in front loop of any st, ch 3, dc in same loop, 2 dc in each front loop around; join - 32 sts. Fasten off B. TURN piece to other side.
Rnd 2 (Side B): Working in remaining front loops, join C in any loop; ch 3, dc in same loop, 2 dc in each loop around; join - 32 sts. Fasten off C.
Rnd 3B: Working through all loops of both sides, join A in any st, ch 1, sc in same st and in each st around; join - 32 sc.
Rnds 4-6: With A, repeat Rnds 4-6 of solid version. Fasten off A.
Rnd 7B (Side B): Working in front loops only, join C in center ch of any ch-3 corner; ch 3, 2 dc in same st, dc in each st and ch-1 space around, working 3 dc in each center ch-3 corner; join - 96 sts. Fasten off C. TURN.
Rnd 7A (Side A): Working in remaining front loops, join B and repeat Rnd 7B.
Rnd 8: Working through all loops of both sides, join A in center ch of any ch-3 corner; ch 1, 2 sc in same st, sc in each st around working 3 sc in each center ch-3 corner; join.
Rnd 9: Ch 3, 3 dc in next sc, [dc in next 25 sc, 3 dc in next sc] 3 times, dc in last 24 sc; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

EXFOLIATOR/SCRUBBER
Work Rnds 1-3 of Washcloth. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

SOAP BAG (Make 2 squares):
Square 1
Rnds 1-4: Work Rnds 1-4 of washcloth. Fasten off.

Square 2
Rnd 1-3: Work Rnds 1-3 of washcloth.
Rnd 4 (Joining Rnd): Ch 3, 2 dc in same sc, * ch 1, sc in ch-3 corner space of Square 1, ch 1, 3 dc in same sc on current square **, sc in next ch-1 space of Square 1, skip next 3 sc on current square, 3 dc in next sc, sc in next ch-1 space of Square 1, skip next 3 sc on current square, 3 dc in next sc; repeat from * until 3 sides are joined, ending at **; ch 1, skip next 3 sc, 3 dc in next sc, ch 1; join in top of ch-3.
Edging Rnd:
Ch 1, sc in each st and space around; join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Tie (Make 2):
Ch 81. Fasten off. Weave through spaces at top of bag, beginning at side; tie ends in a knot and trim. Weave the 2nd tie through same spaces from opposite side.

TOWEL
Squares (Make 3):
Work Rnds 1-4 of washcloth, joining on 1 side to make a strip of 3.
Row 1 (Right Side): With right side facing, join in corner ch-3 space; ch 3, work 41 dc across; turn - 41 dc.
Rows 2-32: Ch 2 (do not count this as a stitch), dc in each dc across; turn - 41 dc.
Row 33: Ch 1, sc in each dc across. Fasten off.
Edging: With right side facing, join yarn in ch-3 corner of square right below where towel begins; ch 1, sc in each st and space around squares only. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; rnd = round; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [  ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Crochet Bath Mitt WR2102

EASY
Designed by Kathleen Sams.

One size.

RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton Blend™": 1 Ball 1740 Rose OR 1645 Moss A, 1 Ball 1105 Vanilla B for each Mitt.

Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6].
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 14 rows = 4" in pattern stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

Special Abbreviations

sc2tog (sc dec) = Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

dc2tog (dc dec) = [Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops] twice. Yarn over, draw through all loops on hook.

NOTE: To change color, work last yo and pull through loops with new color in last st of old color. Work next stitch with new color. Mitt is worked in rounds from wrist edge to tip.

MITT

With A, ch 40. Slip st in first ch to form a loop.

Round 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), dc in each ch around, change to B in last st, slip st in top of beginning ch to join - 40 sts.

Round 2: With B, ch 1, sc in each dc around, change to A in last st, slip st to first sc to join.

Repeat Rounds 1 and 2 twice more, then Round 1 once more.

Shape Hand

Round 8: With B, ch 1, work 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 18 sts, [2 sc in next st] twice, sc in next 18 sts, 2 sc in last st, slip st in beginning ch - 44 sts.

Round 9: With A, repeat Round 1.

Round 10: With B, ch 1, sc in first 21 sts, [2 sc in next sc] twice, sc in last 21 sts, slip st in first sc - 46 sts.

Round 11: With A, ch 3, dc in first 20 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last 21 sts, slip st in top of beginning ch - 48 sts.

Round 12: With B, ch 1, sc in first 21 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 21 sts, slip st in first sc - 50 sts.

Round 13: With A, ch 3, dc in first 20 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 6 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last 21 sts, slip st in top of beginning ch - 52 sts.

Round 14: With B, ch 1, sc in 21 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 21 sts, slip st in first sc - 54 sts.

Round 15: With A, ch 3, dc in 20 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in next 10 sts, 2 dc in next st, dc in last 21 sts, slip st in top of beginning ch - 56 sts.

Round 16: With B, ch 1, sc in first 21 sts, 2 sc in next st, skip next 12 sts for Thumb, 2 sc in next st, sc in last 21 sts, slip st in first sc - 46 sts.

Round 17: With A, repeat Round 1 - 46 sts.

Round 18: With B, repeat Round 2.

Repeat Rounds 1-2 on 46 sts until piece measures 7" from beginning, end with Round 1.

Shape Tip

Round 1: With B, ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 18 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 18 sts, sc2tog, slip st in first sc - 42 sts.

Round 2: With A, ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 15 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 16 sts, dc2tog, slip st in top of beginning ch - 38 sts.

Round 3: With B, ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 14 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 14 sts, sc2tog, slip st in first sc - 34 sts.

Round 4: With A, ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 11 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 12 sts, dc2tog, slip st in top of beginning ch - 30 sts.

Round 5: With B, ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 10 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 10 sts, sc2tog, slip st in first sc - 26 sts.

Round 6: With A, ch 3, dc2tog, dc in next 7 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 2 sts, dc2tog, dc in next 8 sts, dc2tog, slip st in top of beginning ch - 22 sts.

Round 7: With B, ch 1, sc2tog , sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog, slip st in first sc - 18 sts.

Round 8: With A, ch 3, [dc2tog] 9 times. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

Thumb

Keeping in pattern st, join B in first st of skipped Thumb sts on Round 16, ch 1, sc in each skipped sc, work 2 sc in next st on Hand, slip st in first sc to join - 14 sts.

Working in pattern st, alternating colors every round, work 5 rounds.

Last Round: With B, ch 1, [sc2tog] around. Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.

FINISHING

Thread tails at tip of Hand through remaining sts and pull to close. Knot to secure. Repeat to close tip of Thumb. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc= color A, B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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Crochet Dandy Dishcloths WR1867

EASY
Designed by Treva G. McCain

Dishcloth measures 9½" x 9½".

RED HEART® "Eco-Cotton Blend™": 1 skein each 749 Tangerine A, 802 Rose B and 436 Currant C. Letters refers to colors as used in dishcloth shown on top in photograph. For other dishcloths, switch colors as desired.

Crochet Hook: 5.5mm (US I-9).
Yarn needle.

GAUGE: 16 sts = 4"; 15 rows = 4" in pattern stitch. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the specified gauge.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:
3-dc Cluster: [Yo, pull up a loop, pull through 2 loops] 3 times, yo, pull through all loops on hook.

DISHCLOTH

With C, ch 32.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 1, skip next ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across - 31 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, skip first sc, *sc in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip next sc; repeat from *, end sc in beginning ch-1.

Rows 3-29: Repeat Row 2.

Do not fasten off.

EDGING

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in first sc, sc in each st across to last st, 3 sc in last st, turn to work along side edge, sc 29 sts evenly spaced along side edge, turn to work along opposite edge of foundation ch, 3 sc in first st of foundation ch, sc in each st across last st, 3 sc in last st, turn to work along side edge, sc 29 sts evenly spaced along side edge, slip st to first st to join - 128 sc. Fasten off.

Row 2: With right side facing, join A in center st in any corner, ch 1, 3 sc in same st, *sc in each sc across to next corner sc, 3 sc in center sc of corner; repeat from * around, slip st in first sc to join - 136 sc. Fasten off.

Row 3: With right side facing, join B in center st in any corner, *[skip next sc, 3-dc Cluster in next sc, ch 1] across to last sc before center sc of corner, skip last sc, ([3-dc Cluster, ch 2] 3 times) in center sc of corner; repeat from * around, slip st in first st to join. Fasten off.

Row 4: With right side facing, join A in any ch-space, ch 1, sc in same space, ch 2, [sc in next ch-space, ch 2] around, slip st to first st to join. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, etc= color A, B, etc; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); yo = yarn over needle; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.

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