This weeks crochet pattern is for a kitchen set, which includes a coaster or scrubbie, dishcloth and placemat. The scrubbie and dishcloth could also be used as a washcloth and facial scrubbie if you wanted to. And if you need a matching bath mat, simply increase the beginning chains by any multiple of 3 plus 2.
The pattern actually has the same stitch pattern as I used for this soap saver. Plus, I have two more patterns coming out with the same stitch pattern including a hand soap cozy for the bathroom and a mug cozy for the kitchen. So if you like the stitch, feel free to make a set for the kitchen and one for the bathroom.
The only thing that I don’t really like about this pattern is that I used the puff stitch. It’s kind of bulky and may not be ideal for a cloth as the drying time could be lengthy. Otherwise, the stitch is great for the cozies and placemat. But then again, it all comes down to personal preference. :)
Thank you both so much for testing this pattern. Your suggestions and tips really helped me to improve the pattern.
Skill Level: Easy/Intermediate.
Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter, or any similar worsted weight cotton yarn.
Hook Size: H/8-5.00mm
Gauge: 2″ over 2 puff sts and over 5 rows.
Puff St = Puff Stitch
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
FO = Fasten Off
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Hk = Hook
Lp/Lps = Loop/Loops
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
YO = Yarn Over
Special Stitch Instructions:
Puff St: Ch 2, (Yo, insert hk in sp indicated, yo and pull through) 2 times, 5 lps on hook, yo and pull through all 5 lps, ch 1.
- Instructions are given for the coaster and special instructions for the dish/washcloth and placemat are given in parenthesis as follows: coaster, (dishcloth, placemat).
- Starting at row 3 the first and last 2 sts are worked in a seed st, working each sc on top of hdc and vice versa.
Some Images to Show How to Work Into Ch-2 Sp of Puff St:
Ch 14, (26, 56), or any multiple of 3 plus 2.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn. 13, (25, 55) sts
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, ch 2, sk next st, sc in next st, *ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * across to last 3 sts, ch 2, sk next st, sc in last 2 sts; turn. 4, (8, 18) ch-2 sps
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in first st, sc in next st, ch 2, sk first ch sp, *sl st into next ch-2 sp, work puff st in same ch-2 sp; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk ch-2 sp, sc in next st, hdc in last st; turn. 2, (6, 16) puff sts
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first st, hdc in next st, ch 2, sk first ch sp, *sl st into ch-2 sp of next puff st, work puff st in same ch-2 sp; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk last ch-2 sp, hdc in next st, sc in last st. 2, (6, 16) puff sts
Row 5: Ch 1, hdc in first st, sc in next st, ch 2, sk first ch sp, *sl st into ch-2 sp of next puff st, work puff st in same ch-2 sp; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, ch 1, sk ch-2 sp, sc in next st, hdc in last st; turn. 2, (6, 16) puff sts
Rows 6-10, (22, 32): Rep rows 4 & 5 ending with row 4.
Last Row: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, sc in ch sp, *sc in top of next puff st, 2 sc in ch-2 sp of puff st; rep from * across to last ch-2 sp, work 2 sc into last ch-2 sp, sc into last 2 sts; 13, (25, 55) sts
Edging: Turn work to work along first side, ch 1, sc evenly around working 3 sc into each corner st. FO.