Lily® Reindeer Dishcloth

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by Lily® Sugar'’n’Cream® Design Team

Lily® Reindeer Dishcloth

Rudolph the red-nosed dishcloth is here to help fill your kitchen with holiday cheer!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 16 sc and 17 rows = 4" [10 cm] to create an approximately 8" dishcloth.
  • 2
    To create HED, with Jute, ch 2. 1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 18 sc. 4th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc. 5th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc. 6th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 4 sc. 1 sc in each of last 4 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc. 7th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 42 sc. 8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in next sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. (2 hdc in next sc. 1 hdc in each of next 2 sc) 5 times. 2 hdc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 52 sts. 9th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. (1 dc in next st. 2 dc in next st) 7 times. 2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in each of last 2 sts. Join with sl st to first sc. 65 sts. 10th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 1 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. (1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 2 dc in next st) 7 times. 2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in each of last 2 sts. Join with sl st to first sc. 78 sts. 11th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. 1 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. (1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 2 dc in next st) 8 times. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in each of last 4 sts. Join with sl st to first sc. 92 sts. 12th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. (2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc) 3 times. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. 1 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. (1 dc in each of next 3 sts. 2 dc in next st) 8 times. 1 dc in each of next 2 sts. 2 hdc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in each of last 4 sts. Join with sl st to first sc. 112 sts. 13th rnd: Ch 1. Working from left to right, instead of from right to left as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each st around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
  • 3
    To create Ears (make 2), With Jute, ch 5. 1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 3 sc in last ch. Working into opposite side of ch, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 10 sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 3 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 14 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 hdc in each of next 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 19 sts. 4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. 2 hdc in each of next 6 hdc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
  • 4
    To create Antlers (make 2), with Warm Brown , ch 9. 1st row: Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of ch, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 3 ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. Sl st in each of first 5 sts. Ch 8. Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of ch, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 6 ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 sl sts. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 1. Sl st in each of first 7 sts. Ch 8. Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of ch, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 6 ch. 1 sc in each of next 7 sl sts. Turn. 4th row:Ch 1. Sl st in each of first 5 sts. Ch 6. Working into horizontal ‘bump’ at back of ch, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in each of next 5 sl sts. Sl st in next sc. Fasten off.
  • 5
    To create Nose, with Country Red, ch 4. 1st rnd: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in next ch. 3 sc in last ch. Working into opposite side of ch, 1 sc in next ch. 2 sc in last ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 8 sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 3 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc. 3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. 1 hdc in next sc. (2 dc in next sc) twice. 1 hdc in next sc. 3 sc in next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Finishing, Sew Nose and Ears in position as shown in picture. Sew Antlers in position as shown in picture, noting 1 Antler will be flipped for mirror image effect. With Warm Brown, embroider eyes with satin stitch and mouth with chain stitch.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Jute 104213109 (1 skein)
  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Country Red 104465873 (1 skein)
  • Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Warm Brown 104213079 (1 skein)
  • Crochet hook Size 3.75 mm U.S. F 5
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