Premier Home Cotton Rainbow of Washcloths

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Home Cotton Rainbow of Washcloths

Whether you crochet a washcloth for every color of the rainbow or just a few to match the colors of your kitchen or bathroom, we know you’ll love how these look in your home.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 13 dc and 7 rows (4 inch) in Dc to crochet a washcloth that measures approximately 9-1/2 inch x 9-1/2 inch. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviation: hk = hook Note: depending on the number and colors of washcloths you are making, you may need to adjust the amount and type of yarn that you need.
  • 2
    Pink: With Fuchsia, ch 34. Row 1 (RS): 2 Dc in 4th ch from hk, * sk 2 ch, dc in each of next 5 ch, sk 2 ch, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch; rep from * once more, sk 2 ch, dc in each of next 5 ch, sk 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), 2 dc in 1st dc, * ch 3, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next ch-1 sp; rep from * once more, * ch 3, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc, ch 3, 3 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, * (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in sc, dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * once more, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in sc, dc in next 3 dc, turn. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st dc, * ch 3, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in ch-1 sp, ch 3, sk 4 dc, sc in next dc ; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, 2 dc in 1st sc, * dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 1 2 dc) in sc; rep from * once more, dc in next 2 dc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next 2 dc, 3 dc in last sc, turn. Rep Rows 2-5, 2 more times, then Rows 2-3, once more, do not turn after last row. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 3
    Red: With Cranberry, ch 32. Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hk, * ch 3, sk 2 ch, dc in next 5 ch, ch 3, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), * ch 2, sc in next 5 dc, ch 2, dc in next sc; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, * 2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc, ch 3, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Row 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st dc, * sc in next 2 dc, ch 2, dc in next sc, ch 2, sc in next 3 dc; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Row 5: Ch 1, sc in 1st sc, * ch 3, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, ch 3, sk 2 sc, sc in next sc; rep from * 2 more times, turn. Rep Rows 2-5, 3 more times, work Row 2, once more, turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 4
    Orange: With Orange, ch 32. Row 1 (WS): Dc in 8th ch from hk, [ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch] twice, dc in next 9 ch, [ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch] 3 times, turn. Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 throughout), dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, 2 dc in next ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in top of t-ch, turn. Row 3: Ch 5, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-5, turn. Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), [2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc] 3 times, [ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc] 3 times, [2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc] 3 times, turn. Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next 4 dc, turn. Row 6: Ch 3, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, ch 2, dc in next dc, ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 2, dc in next 4 dc, 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 4 dc, turn. Row 7: Ch 5, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, [ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc] twice, [2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next dc] 3 times, [ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc] 3 times, turn. Rep Rows 2-6, once more, do not turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Yellow: With Yellow, ch 34. Row 1 (RS): (4 Dc, ch 3, dc) in 6th ch from hk, * sk 4 ch, (4 dc, ch 3, dc) in next ch; rep from * 4 more times, sk 2 ch, dc in last ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), (4 dc, ch 3, dc) in each ch-3 sp across, dc in top of t-ch, turn. Rep Row 2, 10 more times, turn. Last Row (RS): * Ch 4, sk ch-3 sp, sc in next dc; rep from * 5 more times, ch 4, dc in top of t-ch, do not turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Green: With Christmas Green, ch 31. Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hk, dc in each ch across, turn – 29 dc. Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1), sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, * ch 1, sk next dc, dc in next dc; rep from * across, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, * dc in ch-1 sp, dc in next dc; rep from * across, ending with a dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Rows 4-9: Rep Rows 2-3, 3 more times. Row 10 (WS): Ch 2, sk 2 dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, 3 dc around post of last dc made, * sk 3 dc, dc in next dc, ch 3, 3 dc around post of last dc made; rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. Row 11: Ch 4, * sk next 4 dc, dc in top of ch-3 lp, ch 3, 3 dc around post of last dc made; rep from * across, tr in 2nd ch of beg ch-2, turn. Row 12: Ch 4, * sk next 4 dc, sc in top of ch-3 lp; rep from * across, ch 1, dc in 4th ch of beg ch-4, turn. Row 13: Ch 3, dc in ch-1 sp, * dc in next sc, 3 dc in ch-3 sp; rep from * across to last sc, dc in last sc, dc in ch-1 sp, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Rep Rows 2-3, once more. Do not turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Blue: Cluster (cl): [Yo, insert hk into st or sp, yo and draw through a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps on hk] twice in the same st or sp, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hk. With Turquoise, ch 34. Row 1 (RS): dc in 6th ch from hk, * ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across, turn. Rows 2-3: Ch 4 (counts as dc, ch 1 throughout), dc in next dc, * ch 1, dc in next dc; rep from * across, ending with last dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as dc throughout), dc in 1st dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp, * ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 2 dc) in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sc in next ch-1 sp; rep from * 3 more times, ch 2, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Row 5: Ch 4, cl in 1st dc, * ch 1, sk 2 ch-2 sps, (cl, ch 1, cl, ch 1, cl) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * 3 more times, ch 1, (cl, ch 1, dc) in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. Row 6: Ch 4, dc in top of cl, * ch 1, dc in top of cl; rep from * across, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-4, turn. Rep Rows 2-6, once more, then rep Rows 2-3, 1 more time. Do not turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 8
    Violet: With Passion Fruit, ch 35. Row 1 (WS): Dc in 4th ch from hk, dc in next ch, * sk 3 ch, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch, sk 3 ch, dc in next 3 ch; rep from * across, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), sk 1st dc, dc in next 2 dc, * (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp, sk 2 dc, dc in next 3 dc; rep from * across, turn. Rep Row 2, 10 more times. Do not turn. Work 1 round of sc evenly around all 4 edges. Fasten off.
  • 9
    Finishing: Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Fuchsia 104797687
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Cranberry 104797683
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Orange 104797681
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Yellow 104797677
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Christmas Green 104797697
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Turquoise 104797693
  • Premier Yarns Home Cotton Passion Fruit 104797703
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook J 6.0 mm 104755765
  • Tapestry Needle
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