Harvest Home Cloth

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With colors reminiscent of fresh strawberry rhubarb pie and wheat from the fields, these cloths are the perfect addition to your kitchen. These stitches look like freshly plowed wheat fields with back loop slip stitches and half-double crochet stitches calling to mind undulating furrows.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Approx. 8″ square

Gauge: 15 sts and 14 rows = 4″ [10 cm]

Materials

Yarn:

Medium Weight Yarn Knit Picks Dishie (100% Wool; 190 yards [201 meters]/100 grams): 25399 Coffee (A), 1 ball; 25790 Begonia (B), 1 ball

Hook: US size 7 (4.5 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

blo back loop only
hdc half double crochet
ch(s) chain(s)
rep repeat
RS right side
sl st slip stitch
st(s) stitch(es)

Pattern

Foundation chain: With A, ch 34 (multiple of 6 + 3 + 1 for foundation chain).

Row 1 (RS): With A and working in back bump of each ch, sl st in second ch from hook and in next 2 ch, *hdc in next 3 ch, sl st in each of next 3 ch; rep from * across row, turn – 33 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1, sl st in blo of first 3 sts, *hdc in next 3 sts, sl st in blo of next 3 sts; rep from * across, turn.

Row 3: With B, ch 2 (counts as first hdc of row, here and throughout), hdc in blo of next 2 sts, *sl st in blo of next 3 sts, hdc in blo of next 3 sts; rep from * across row, turn.

Row 4: Ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, *sl st in blo of next 3 sts, hdc in next 3 sts; rep from * across row, turn.

Row 5: With A, ch 1, sl st in blo of first 3 sts, *hdc in blo of next 3 sts, sl st in blo of next 3 sts; rep from * across row, turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sl st in blo of first 3 sts, *hdc in next 3 sts, sl st in blo of next 3 sts; rep from * across row, turn.

Rep Rows 3-6 six more times or until piece is square.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends. Block if desired.yarn ball

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