Issue 15 shape: full patterns

In our ‘shape’ feature for issue 15 (Bathroom Projects, page 69) we have some alternative pattern instructions; you may find these easier to follow:

Face cloth

Foundation chain 40 stitches.

Row 1: Ch1, dc into every st to end [40 sts]

Row 2: Ch3, (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th

in every stitch to end [40 sts]

Rows 3-4: as row 2 [40 sts]

Rows 5-7: Ch3, 1 tr into next 15 stitches, change colour to white, 7 stitches, change back to blue at top of 8th stitch, 16 blue trebles to end. [40 sts]

Rows 8-10: Ch3, 1 tr into next 7 stitches, change colour to white at top of 8th change back to blue at top of 24th to end, repeat [40 sts]

Rows 11-13: as rows 5 – 7 [40 sts]

Rows 14-16: Ch3, 1 tr in 4th st to end. [40 sts]

Row 17: Ch1, 1 row of dcs across the top of the work. [40 sts]

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Make-up bag

Foundation chain 40 stitches

Row 1: Ch1, 1 dc into every stitch [40 sts]

Row 2: Ch3 (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th

Row 3: Ch3, 11 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 12 navy [40 sts]

Row 4: Ch3, 9 navy trebles, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 10 navy [40 sts]

Row 5: Ch3, 11 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 12 navy [40 sts]

At the end of this section you should have 2 white crosses against a navy background.

Rows 6: Ch3, 39 navy trebles [40 sts]

Row 7: Ch3, 5 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 6 navy [40 sts]

Row 8: Ch3, 3 navy, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 4 navy [40 sts]

Row 9: Ch3, 5 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 6 navy [40 sts]

At the end of this section you should have 3 white crosses against a navy background.

Row 10: Ch3, 39 navy trebles [40 sts] This completes the first side.

Row 11: Ch3, 39 navy trebles [40 sts] Start of side two.

Row 12: Ch3, 5 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 6 navy [40 sts]

Row 13: Ch3, 3 navy, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 4 navy [40 sts]

Row 14: Ch3, 5 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 6 navy [40 sts]

Row 15: Ch3, 39 navy trebles [40 sts]

At the end of this section you should have 3 white crosses against a navy background.

ch from hook, 1 tr in every ch to end [40 sts]

Row 16: Ch3, 11 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 12 navy [40 sts]

Row 17: Ch3, 9 navy trebles, 8 white, 4 navy, 8 white, 10 navy [40 sts]

Row 18: Ch3, 11 navy trebles, 4 white, 8 navy, 4 white, 12 navy [40 sts]

Check! At the end of this section you should have 3 white crosses against a navy background.

Row 19: Ch3, 39 navy trebles [40 sts]

Row 20: Ch1, 1 dc into every stitch [40 sts]

Fasten off. Weave in ends at the back of the work.

Bath mat

NOTES: Because of the heavy use a bathmat is subject to, when changing colour, knot the ends at the back of the work securely in a double knot (the knots will disappear into the fabric), then weave in the ends tightly at the end.

Foundation chain 41 stitches

Row 1: Ch3 (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th

Row 2: As row 1 [42 sts]

Row 3: Ch3, 7 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 8 navy [42 sts]

Row 4: Ch3, 5 navy, 6 white, 6 navy, 6 white, 6 navy, 6 white, 6 navy [42 sts]

Row 5: Ch3, 7 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 8 navy [42 sts]

Rows 6-7: as row 1, change colour to white at top of last stitch of row [42 sts]

Rows 8-9: as row 1, but in white [42 sts]

Row 10: Ch3, 13 white, 2 navy, 10 white, 2 navy, 14 white [42 sts]

Row 11: Ch3, 11 white, 6 navy, 6 white, 6 navy, 12 white [42 sts]

Row 12: Ch3, 13 white, 2 navy, 10 white, 2 navy, 14 white, change to navy at top of last stitch of

row [42 sts]

Row 13: Ch3, 41 navy trebles [42 sts]

Row 14: as row 13, change to white at top of last stitch of row [42 sts]

Row 15: Ch3, 41 white trebles [42 sts]

Row 16: as row 15 [42 sts]

Row 17: Ch3, 7 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 8 navy [42 sts]

Row 18: Ch3, 5 navy, 6 white, 6 navy, 6 white, 6 navy, 6 white, 6 navy [42 sts]

Row 19: Ch3, 7 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 10 navy, 2 white, 8 navy [42 sts]

Row 20: Ch3, 41 navy trebles [42 sts]

Row 21: as row 20 [42 sts]

Fasten off. Weave in ends at the back of the work.

Bath cushion

Foundation chain 60 stitches

Row 1: Ch1, 1 dc into every stitch [60 sts]

ch from hook, 1 tr in every ch to end [42 sts]

Row 2: Ch3 (counts as tr), 1 tr in 4th

Rows 3 – 7: as row 2 [60 navy sts]

Rows 8-10: Ch3, 24 navy trebles, 10 white, 25 navy [60 sts]

Rows 11-13: Ch3, 14 navy trebles, 30 white, 15 navy [60 sts]

Rows 14-16: Ch3, 24 navy trebles, 10 white, 25 navy [60 sts]

Rows 17-22: as row 2 [60 navy sts]

Row 23: Ch1, 1 dc into every stitch until end. [60 sts]

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

ch from hook, 1 tr in every ch to end [60 sts]