The simple addition of a button and loop turns the Basic Dishcloth into an ingenious spa-themed gift!
PLEASE NOTE: This pattern relies heavily on diagrams. As diagrams are not shown on free pattern website pages, please download the PDF for complete instructions.
Approximately 8 inches [20.5 centimeters] square.
Lily® Sugar ’n Cream® (Solids: 70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
00010 (Yellow) 1 ball
Size 5 mm (U.S. H/8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Large eye blunt-ended needle. 1 button.
13 single crochets and 14 rows = 4 inches [10 centimeters].
1st row: 1 single crochet in 2nd chain from hook.
1 single crochet in each chain to end of chain. Turn.
(You should have 25 single crochets at end of row.)
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 single crochet in each single crochet across row. Turn. (You should have 25 single crochets at end of row.)
Repeat last row until work from beginning measures
8 inches [20.5 centimeters].
Button loop: Chain 6. Join with slip stitch to last single crochet. Fasten off.
Fasten off by cutting working yarn approx 6 inches [15 centimeters] long and draw this end through last loop. Pull tightly to secure.
Weave in ends.
Weaving in Ends
Thread yarn through a blunt tip large eye needle and make small alternating stitches along the wrong side edge of your work. After you have worked about 2 inches [5 centimeters] in one direction, turn and work backwards alternating over the spaces you just worked. Now you can safely cut the end.
Sew button to center of cloth.