Here is a quick and easy pattern for an esc dishcloth pattern. The esc works great for dishcloths because it’s not as bulky as many other stitches.
The pattern is easy to adjust, so you could easily crochet up a matching scrubbie and/or a placemat if you wanted to. Hope you enjoy :)
Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
Crochet Hook: H/8-5.00mm
Finished Size: 7″ by 7.25″
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Esc = Extended Single Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = Skip
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Special Stitch Instructions:
ESC = Insert hook in stitch indicated, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through one loop, yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.
Row 1: (Esc, ch 1) in 2nd ch from hook, *sk next ch, (esc, ch 1) in next ch; rep from * across. (11 esc) Turn.
Row 2: (Esc, ch 1) in first esc and into each esc across. (11 esc). Turn.
Rows 3-16: Same as row 2. Do not FO, continue with Edging.
Rnd 1: Sc around working 19 sts evenly along each side and 3 sts into each corner. (88 sts)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (esc, ch 1) in same st as join, sl st in next st, *(esc, ch 1) in next st, sl st in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first esc. FO.
As always, Thank you so much to my testers for testing:
Samra Adams – SamrasCrochetShoppe