Monday, December 6, 2010

Half Double Crochet: washcloth pattern for active military

100% cotton yarn
H hook


Half Double Crochet

You creating a washcloth that must be a 9 inch X 9 inch or 10 inch X 10 inch. Besides the soldier using the wash cloth in the shower they can use this to keep them cool during those hot temperatures.

Chain between 30 to 35 stitches depending on your gauge or tension. Third chain from the hook add a HDC (half double crochet) continue until the end. [HDC directions: wrap the yarn around hook, go through the loop, pull up loop, go through all three loops at once, on loop left.] Chain 2 turn and hdc into each stitch. Continue these steps until you have the size you want.