Okay, I know that's not a very original name, but I can't think of anything more clever at the moment. When (if) I do, I'll change it. Picture to (hopefully) come soon!
Also, you're more than welcome to make these to sell. However, please don't post the pattern anywhere--post a link to this page instead. Thanks!
Trinity Stitch Dishcloth Pattern (c) Shawna Willoughby
Notes: This pattern has not been tested. Also, bear in mind that I'm left-handed, so I might possibly have some things backwards. (I'm primarily thinking of the edging here) If you have any problems, feel free to contact me.
ww cotton yarn, approx. 1 oz.
crochet hook, size H (5.0 mm)
Special stitches used:
Trinity stitch (TS): Insert hook in previous ch or st, pull up a loop, (insert hook in next ch or st and pull up a loop) twice, YO and pull through all four loops on hook.
Half-double crochet (HDC): YO, insert hook in next st, pull up a loop, YO and pull through all three loops on hook.
Row 1: SC in second ch from hook, insert hook in same ch and pull up a loop, (insert hook in next ch and pull up a loop) twice, YO and pull through all four loops on hook (TS made), *ch 1, work TS* Rep. from * to * across. SC in last ch. Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: SC in first SC. Work TS. *Ch 1, TS* Rep. from * to * across. SC in last SC. Ch 2, turn. (Ch 2 counts as first HDC)
Row 3: HDC in next st, and in each st across (25 HDC). Ch 2, turn.
Row 4: HDC in each st across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 5-26: Rep. rows 1-4. At end of row 26, ch 1, do not turn.
Edging: 3 SC in last SC of row 26, SC evenly along side, 3 SC in 1st ch, SC in ea ch across, 3 SC in last ch, SC evenly along side, 3 SC in 1st SC of row 26, SC in ea st across. Join with slip stitch to first SC. Finish off and weave in ends.