Easy Keyboard Duster

This is something that we all can use at one time or another, especially if you are like me and stay hooked to your computer.

MEASUREMENT
Approx 5½ ins [14 cm] diameter.

MATERIALS

  • Lily Sugar’n Cream (70.9 g/2.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
  • Contrast A (01712 Hot Green) 1 ball
  • Contrast B (01009 Soft Teal) 1 ball
  • Contrast C (00042 Tea Rose) 1 ball
  • Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
15 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

ABBREVIATIONS
Loop = Insert hook into st. Wrap yarn around finger and pull up a loop. Keeping finger in place, yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook – Loop made.

INSTRUCTIONS
Back

With A, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
**2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.12 sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 18 sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in next sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.
5th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 30 sc.
6th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 36 sc.
7th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 42 sc.
8th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 48 sc.**
9th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 54 sc.
Fasten off.

Front
With B, ch 2.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back, substituting Loop for each sc.
Note: Loops will be on WS of work.
9th rnd: Ch 1. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st in first sc. 54 sc.
Fasten off.

Handle
With C, ch 6. Join with sl st to first ch.
1st rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 ch. Join A with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd: With A, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Join B with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: With B, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Join C with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd: With C, ch 1. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Join A with sl st to first sc.
Rep last 3 rnds until Handle measures 6 ins [15 cm].
Fasten off.

FINISHING
With RS of Front (flat side) and WS of Back facing, join C with sl st at edge. Working through both thicknesses, work 1 rnd of sc around to join Fasten off.

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