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Materials:

1 oz. Strawberry Cream cotton worsted, Size F hook

Directions

Rnd 1:  ch 3, (counts as beg ch and 1st hdc), 7hdc in beg ch. (8 sts)join,

rnd 2:  ch2 (counts as 1st hdc throughout), 1hdc in same st, ch 1, (2 hdc in next st, ch 1)7 times, join (16 hdc)

Rnd 3: ch 2, 1hdc in each of next 2 sts, ch 1, (1 hdc in same st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, ch 1) 7 times, join (24 hdc)

Rnd 4: ch 2, 1 hdc in each of next 3 sts, ch1, (1 hdc in same st, 3 hdc in each of next 3 sts, ch 1) 7 times, join (32 hdc)

Rnd 5-11:  Continue as in Rnd 4 adding 1 hdc on each "side" of the octagon.

Note:  I prefer my dishcloths small so I stopped at Rnd 11, you can continue to your own preferred size, always increasing 1 st on each "side".

 

   1999 Cathy Ruddy

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