Free Dishcloth or Washcloth Crochet Pattern
This dishcloth pattern is available in two sizes that measure 6.5 by 6.5″ and 8.5 by 8.5″. The smaller one is great for the kitchen, while the larger is great for cleaning around the home.
And it has a lovely ridge for scrubbing and trapping dirt.
The pattern also provides a simple stitch count that allows you to crochet this to any size that you want.
Skill Level: Easy/Intermediate
Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton #4
Crochet Hook: I/9-5.50mm
Small: 6.5″ by 6.5″
Large: 8.5″ by 8.5″
RS = Right Side
WS = Wrong Side
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Fpdc = Front Post Half Double Crochet
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Loosely ch 16, (22), or any multiple of 2.
Row 1 (RS): Working into back bumps, hdc in 2nd ch from hook and into each ch across [15, (21) sts] Turn.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, sc in first st, fphdc in next st and into each st up to last st, sc in last st. [15, (21) sts] Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, hdc in first st and into each st across. [15, (21) sts] Turn.
Rows 4-12, (18): Rep rows 2 & 3 ending last row with row 2.
Rnd 1: With RS facing, ch 1, hdc evenly around working 5 hdc into each corner st; join with sl st in first hdc. Turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, fphdc into each hdc around; join with sl st in first fphdc. Fasten Off.
Thank you so much to Helen Haberern for testing.