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Pattern instructions MATERIALS ● DMC Natura Just Cotton, 100% cotton, 50g/155m/170yds Yarn A: Tournesol N16 x 2 balls (flannel) ● Hoooked Zpagetti, 92% recycled cotton/8% other recycled fibres, 800g/120m/131yds Yarn B: Green x 2 cones (bathmat) ● 4.5mm (flannel) and 12mm (bathmat) hooks YARN ALTERNATIVES Try an aran-weight cotton yarn instead for the flannel, as the 4ply cotton is used held double. TENSION Flannel Work 14dc and 17 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 4.5mm hook, or size required to obtain tension. Bathmat Work 7dc and 9 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 12mm hook, or size required to obtain tension. MEASUREMENTS The flannel measures 28 x 33cm/11 x 13in, and the bathmat measures 61 x 68cm/24 x 26¾in. PATTERN NOTES The pattern is exactly the same for both flannel and bathmat but the flannel is made using two strands of DMC Natura worked together, while the bathmat is made with one strand of Hoooked Zpagetti.

Duck Flannel and Bathmat Set BY HELEN FREE

Cotton is the perfect fibre for bathroom accessories, and using different weights gives you matching pieces.

DESIGNER BIOGRAPHY Helen has been crocheting as long as she can remember, and loves designing with bright colours. Check out her colourful website at BEAK Row 1: 5ch, dc in 2nd ch from hook, 2ch, 2dc in next ch, turn – 5dc. Row 2: 1ch, 2dc in next dc, 4dc, turn – 6dc. Row 3: 1ch, 1dc, miss 1dc, 4dc, turn – 5dc. Row 4: 1ch, 1dc, 2dc in next dc, 3dc, turn – 6dc. Rows 5 & 6: 1ch, dc in each dc, turn. Row 7: 1ch, 1dc, 2dc in next START

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