Set of 3 Dishclothes

Posted by Jorie Jones on

Below are three dishcloth patterns that are beginner friendly! They utilize simple stitches with easy to remember repeats. they are great for practicing tension while still producing a usable item.

Crunch Stitch Dishcloth

Supplies

  • I/9 hook (5.5mm)
  • 72 yds (1.5oz) 100% Cotton #4 Weight Yarn  
  • Darning Needle

Stitches

  • ch … chain
  • hdc … half-double crochet
  • sl st … slip stitch

Notes

    • Final measurement is typically 8 to 8.5” squared, but can be adjusted on preference
    • If you’d like to change the width of your dishcloth, the starting ch is multiples of 2 +1
    • Pictured sample was made with Lily® Sugar'N Cream yarn in Potpourri

Using I/9 Hook (5.5mm)  

Chain 31

Row 1: hdc in second ch from hook, sl st in next st, *hdc in next st, sl st in next st* repeat * to * until end, ch 1 and turn (30)

Row 2: hdc in first st, sl st in next st, *hdc in next st, sl st in next st* repeat * to * until end, ch 1 and turn (30)

Repeat row 2 until desired height. Fasten off, weave in ends.

I typically have 34 rows to end up with an 8” x 8” dishcloth


Textured Dots Dishcloth

Supplies

  • I/9 hook (5.5mm)
  • 72 yds (1.5oz) 100% Cotton #4 Weight Yarn 
  • Darning Needle

Stitches

  • ch … Chain
  • sc … single crochet
  • tr … triple crochet

Notes

    • Final measurement is typically 8 to 8.5” squared, but can be adjusted on preference
    • If you’d like to change the width of your dishcloth, the starting ch is multiples of 3 +2
    • Pictured sample was made with Lily® Sugar'N Cream yarn in Potpourri

Using I/9 Hook (5.5mm)  

Chain 31

Row 1: sc in second ch from hook, sc in each st across; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 2: sc in first st, *tr in next st, sc in next 2 sts* repeat * to * until last 2 sts, tr in next st, sc in last st; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 3: sc in each st across; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 4: sc in first 2 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next 2 sts* repeat * to * until last st, sc in last st; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 5: sc in each st across; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 6: sc in first 3 sts, *tr in next st, sc in next 2 sts* repeat * to * until last 3 sts, tr in next st, sc in last 2 sts; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 7: sc in each st across; ch 1, turn (30)

Repeat rows 2 - 7 until desired height. Be sure to end with a sc row if stopping in the middle of a repeat. Fasten off, weave in ends.

I typically have 5 repeats, including the original rows 2-7, to end up with an 8” x 8” dishcloth


Textured Washcloth

Supplies

  • I/9 hook (5.5mm)
  • 72 yds (1.5oz) 100% Cotton #4 Weight Yarn 
  • Darning Needle

Stitches

  • ch … Chain
  • dc … double crochet
  • sc … single crochet

Notes

    • Final measurement is typically 8 to 8.5” squared, but can be adjusted on preference
    • If you’d like to change the width of your dishcloth, the starting ch is multiples of 2 +1
    • Pictured sample was made with Lily® Sugar'N Cream yarn in Potpourri

Using I/9 Hook (5.5mm)  

Chain 31

Row 1: sc in second ch from hook; *(dc, sc) in next st, skip next st,* repeat * to * until last st, sc; ch 1, turn (30)

Row 2: sc in first st, *(dc, sc) in next st (should be a sc from a (dc, sc) repeat from the row below), skip next st,* repeat * to * until the last 2 stitches. Skip dc, sc in last st; ch 1, turn (30)

Repeat row 2 until desired height, Fasten off, weave in ends.

I typically have 25 rows to end up with an  8” x 8” dishcloth


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