Easy crochet pattern for a beautiful, modern dishcloth. Using simple stitches, this dishcloth crochet pattern is perfect for a beginner or any crocheter looking for a quick project.
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I always feel odd calling these dishcloths. I don’t want to pigeonhole them for only kitchen use, but I had to call them something.
The texture of the cloth does makes them perfect for cleaning dishes or wiping up spill, but it is this texture that also makes them so versatile.
- Homemade baby wipes (yes I went there)
- Use in the shower
- Wiping noses
- Face cloth
- Napkin (especially in lunchboxes)
- Spa cloth
- Gift Basket
- Replaces any reason for paper towel
- If you have any other uses, please leave a comment for others below
Finished Size: 8″ x 8″ (20 cm x 20cm) Square
Crochet Stitches Used
|Abbreviation||US Terminology||UK Terminology|
|HDC||Half-Double Crochet||Half-Treble Crochet|
|LHDC||Long Half-Double Crochet||Long Half-Treble Crochet|
The yarn I used for the dishcloths in this pattern are
- Yarn: 1 oz/30g (50 yds/46 m) 100% Cotton Medium Weight Yarn
- Yarn Used for dishcloths in photos:
- 1 oz – Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton in 95 Antique Cream
- 1 oz – Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton in Pewter
- 1 oz – Sugar’n Cream in Teal
- 1 oz – Red Heart Scrubby Smoothie in Blueberry
Crochet Hook: US H/8 5.00 mm
Each row begins with a CH1 and turn. This CH1 does not count as a stitch.
Row 1: HDC in 2nd CH from hook = 27 HDC
Row 2: CH 1, turn. HDC in 1st stitch, *CH 1, SK next stitch, HDC in next stitch*, repeat until last 2 stitches. CH 1, SK 2nd to last stitch, HDC in last stitch.
Row 3: CH 1, turn. LHDC in 1st stitch of previous row, *CH 1, SK next stitch, LHDC into top of HDC in previous row*, repeat until last 2 stitches. CH 1, SK 2nd to last stitch, HDC in last stitch.
Row 4: CH 1, turn. LHDC in 1st stitch of previous row, *CH 1, SK next stitch, LHDC into top of LDHC in previous row*, repeat until last 2 stitches. CH 1, SK 2nd to last stitch, HDC in last stitch.
Row 5-29: Repeat Row 4
Row 30: CH 1, turn. LHDC in 1st stitch of previous row, *HDC in next stitch, LHDC in previous row*, repeat until end with HDC in last stitch.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.