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Elf Dishcloth

By: Lily Sugar'n Cream

Get out the hooks and start making some free easy crochet patterns for Christmas. Your kitchen will look festive while you bake up those classic recipes with the Elf Dishcloth from Lily Sugar n' Cream.

Elf Dishcloth

Materials: 

  • Lily® Sugar n’ Cream® (70 g/2.5 oz)
    • Main Color (MC) (00004 Ecru) 1 ball or (14 m / 15 yrds) 
    • Contrast A (00010 Yellow) 1 ball or (2 m / 3 yrds) 
    • Contrast B (00084 Sage Green) 1 ball or (2 m / 3yrds) 
    • Contrast C (01712 Hot Green) 1 ball or (1.8 m / 2 yrds) 
    • Contrast D (00001 White) 1 ball or (1.8 m / 2 yrds) 
    • Contrast E (00095 Red) 1 ball or (1.8 m / 2 yrds) 
    • Contrast F (01740 Hot Pink) 1 ball or (1.8 m / 2 yrds)
  • Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge. Small amounts of black yarn for embroidery of eyes.

GAUGE: 13 sc and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS
Stripe Pattern
With B, work 1 row.
With C, work 2 rows.
With D, work 1 row.
With E, work 1 row.
With F, work 2 rows.
With D, work 1 row.
These 8 rows form Stripe Pat.

With MC, 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 row 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 A with sl st to first sc.
Beard: 1st row: With A, ch 2.
Working 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.
Rep from * once more. 1 dc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 10 sc. Break A. Join B.

Hat
1st row: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc worked. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 24 sc along top straight edge. 1 sc in side of next hdc. Join C. Turn.
2nd row: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn. 26 sc.
3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Join D. Turn.
4th row: With D, as 2nd row. Join E. Turn.
First 4 rows of Stripe Pat are complete.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, proceed as follows:

Hat shaping:
1st row: (RS). 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. 2nd to 4th rows: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across. Turn.
Keeping cont of Stripe Pat, rep last 4 rows 3 times more. 18 sc at end of last row.
Next row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each sc to last 4 sc. (Sc2tog) twice over last 4 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each st across. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more. 14 sc at end of last row.
Next row: (RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 4 sc. (Sc2tog) twice over last 4 sc. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. (Sc2tog) twice over first 4 sts. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows once more. 6 sc. Fasten off.

Edging: Join B with sl st to bottom right edge of Hat. Ch 1. Work 1 sc around edge of Hat, having 3 sc in top corner.
Join with sl st to first ch of bottom left Hat edge. Fasten off.

Pom-pom
With B, ch 2.
1st rnd: 8 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join C with sl st to first sc. 16 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc. Fasten off.

Cheeks (Make 2)
With E, 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. Fasten off.

FINISHING
With black yarn, embroider eyes. With E, embroider mouth. Attach Cheeks as shown in picture. Attach Pom-pom to top of Hat as shown in picture.

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