Welcome to the American Crochet Group third Mini Crochet ~ Along!! This Mini Crochet ~ Along will be for the kitchen and/or a gift.
Part 4 of Towel 2
Before you start please read this Introduction Post. You will find a ton of helpful information in the Introduction Post including yarn, hook size, and links to all sections of the CAL. After each section is published online the link will be added to the Introduction Post, on a post by post basis.
Resources and Things You Can Do To Get Ready
- Add this CAL to your Ravelry Queue and join the American Crochet Group
- Get your supplies ready for our first post
- Share your progress on Instagram using #AC3MINICAL2015
- Join the American Crochet Group on Facebook for assistance with the CAL – this group is lovely and filled with helpful caring Crocheters who are willing to help assist each other.
Continuing with topper of the towel using the half double crochet for trim and button
Yarn and Hook Used
The yarn that I selected for the towels are Red Heart Super Saver and using a 5.0 mm (H) Crochet Hook.
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Yarn Color Used in This Post:
Part 4: Using Red Heart With Love – color: Autumn
Yarn: Red Heart Super Saver small amount of contrasting color for your towel. Model is done using Red Heart With Love color Autumn
Reverse Single Crochet aka Crab Stitch
This stitch is worked from left to right (or opposite direction)
With right side of project facing you Chain 1, * insert hook into next stitch to right, yarn over and pull through, (2 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops *. Continue working * to * until you have reached the end of project. Slip stitch into first chain 1 and fasten off, weave in ends.
With towel facing you attach yarn on the left front side of work as you will be working in the reverse direction as normal.
Place 2 crab sts in first st of 1st row (in the towel part). Place 2 crab sts in each end of rows going up the side, 3 crab sts in corner st, crab st in each st across end, 3 crab sts in corner st, 2 crab sts in end of each row, 2 in last st of row one in the towel part.
Leave 4 inch tail at beginning Ch 4 sl st together to form ring
Rnd 1: ch 1 (does not count) 10 hdc in ring, join with sl st to 1st hdc (10 hdc)
Rnd 2: ch 1 (does not count) 2 hdc in same st as ch, and each st around, join with sl st to 1st hdc Button made (20 hdc)
Fasten off leaving a 4 inch tail – weave tail on back side down to beginning ring on opposite side from beginning tail. Fold hanger over to where end meets ROW 14 (where the 9 sts begin). Place button on the inside 3 rows up and pull tails through to back of topper and tie in hard knot. Pull back to front and tie under button and cut off excess. Button the button between 2 hb-dc 2 rows up from trim.
Fasten off and weave in ends
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