Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Crochet Leprechaun Dishcloth

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by Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Design Team

Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Crochet Leprechaun Dishcloth

Make the Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Crochet Leprechaun Dishcloth for either yourself or for someone as a gift - either way, there are bound to be Irish eyes smiling!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 13 sc and 14 rows (4 inch) to crochet a dishcloth that measures approximately 12 inch x 12 inch. Remember to 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 special and standard crochet stitches and abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbrevation: yoh - yarn over hook
  • 2
    With Soft Ecru, ch 2. 1st row: (RS). 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. 2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc across. Turn. 6 sc. 3rd row: Ch 1. (1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 9 sc. 4th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 12 sc. 5th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 3 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 15 sc. 6th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 18 sc. 7th row: Ch 1. (1 sc in each of next 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc) 3 times. Turn. 21 sc. Cont in this manner, inc 3 sts each rnd until there are 36 sc. Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Do not turn. Working along straight top edge, work 24 sc evenly across. Join Tangerine with sl st to first sc.
  • 3
    Beard: 1st row: With Tangerine, ch 2. Working around curved edge, in back loops only, 1 hdc in each of next 9 sc. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. 5 dc in next sc. (Miss next sc. Sl st in next sc. Miss next sc. 5 dc in next sc) twice. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 10 sc. Break Tangerine, join Dark Pine.
  • 4
    Hat: 1st row: With Dark Pine, ch 6. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in side of next hdc. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 24 sc. 1 sc in side of next hdc. Ch 6. Turn. 2nd row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 ch. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. 36 sc. 3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. Rep last row 3 times more. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Hat Shaping: 1st row: (RS). Join Black with sl st to 6th sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 6 sc. Turn. Leave rem sc unworked. 2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 24 sc. Turn. 3rd row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. 1 sc in each sc to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 4th and 5th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across. Turn. Break Black, join Dark Pine at end of 5th row. With Dark Pine, rep last 4 rows 4 times more, then 3rd row once. 12 sc. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Edging: Join Dark Pine with sl st to bottom right edge of Hat. Ch 1. Work sc evenly around edge of Hat, having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first ch of bottom left Hat edge. Fasten off.
  • 7
    Golden Buckle: With Yellow, ch 28. Join with sl st to first ch. Fasten off. Sew Buckle into square shape on front of Hat as shown in photo.
  • 8
    Finishing: With Black, embroider eyes. With Red yarn, embroider mouth.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Soft Ecru 104213114
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Tangerine 104530930
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Dark Pine 104213084
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Black 104213055
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Yellow 104213078
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook H 5.0 mm 104755761
  • Small Amount of Red Yarn for Embroidery of Mouth
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