You will love whipping up this quick and easy crochet dishcloth for your kitchen or call it a washcloth for your bathroom. Just follow the free crochet pattern and video tutorial.
Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this Wildflower Dishcloth pattern. You will also find the material list, stitch list, gauge, video tutorial, and sizing information.
Crochet Dishcloth for Summer
I am a big fan of making small projects all summer long. This crochet washcloth is a great little project to tuck in a bag and take with you. You can make them for your own home or give them as a gift.
Best Crochet Washcloth Yarn
When it comes to items that will get wet and be washed a lot, cotton is the typical go-to yarn. Most people will use 100% cotton, but I have seen a lot of cotton blend yarns lately and they seem to work just fine as long as they are mostly cotton.
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Wildflower Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
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100 yds or 2 oz of Yarnspirations Sugar and Cream Cotton (Weight: 4/medium – 200 yds, 4 oz, 113 g) Colors Used in the photos were Dark Orchid, Rose Pink, and Ecru for the Border
Size H 5mm Crochet Hook
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Stitches and Abbreviations
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet
HBHDC – Herringbone Half Double Crochet
SLST – Slip Stitch
ST(s) – Stitch(es)
Gauge and Size
Gauge: 7 DC X 4 Rows = 2 inches
Size: 11 inches by 11 inches
Herringbone Half-Double Crochet – HBHDC – Yarn Over, insert the hook into the next stitch, Yarn Over, Pull the loop through the stitch (three loops on your hook), Pull the first loop on the hook through the second loop on the hook. (Two loops on the hook) Yarn over, pull the first loop on the hook through all loops on the hook.
Your herringbone half-double crochet is complete!
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Wildflower Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
-Written in US terms.
– I do not count my CH2, turning chain, as a stitch. This means you will work your first stitch into the last stitch of the previous row and will not work a stitch into the top of the turning chain.
– The main stitch pattern is a 4-row repeat.
Crochet Dishcloth Base
Row 1: SC in second CH from the hook. SC in each CH across. (34)
Row 2: CH2, turn, DC in first ST, *Skip a ST, Work 2 DC into next ST* repeat from *to* until you reach the last ST. DC in last ST. (34)
Row 3: CH1, turn. SC in each ST across.
Row 4: CH2, turn, DC into first ST, *Work 2 DC into next ST, Skip a ST* repeat from *to* until you reach the last ST. DC in last ST. (34)
Row 5: CH1, turn. SC in each ST across.
Rows 6-9: Repeat Rows 2-5.
Row 10-13: Repeat Rows 2-5.
Rows 14-17: Repeat Rows 2-5.
Row 18-21: Repeat Rows 2-5.
Row 22-23: Repeat Rows 2-3.
Do not fasten off.
Crochet Border (2 rows)
Border Row 1: CH1, Turn so you are working down the sides of rows 1-23. Work 1 SC into the side of the Single Crochet rows and 2 SC into the side of the double crochet rows, When you reach the corner, CH2, rotate the work so you are working into the opposite side of the starting Chain, Work 1 SC into each CH. CH2, rotate the work so you are working into the sides of rows 1-23. Work 1 SC into the side of the Single Crochet rows and 2 SC into the side of the double crochet rows, When you reach the corner, CH2, rotate the work to work into the top of row 23. Work 1 SC into each ST of row 23. CH2, SLST to the first SC of this row.
Change the color to the final border row color.
Border Row 2: Do not turn, CH1, *Work a HBHDC into each ST down the side of the washcloth, Work 3 HBHDC into the CH2 corner space.* repeat from *to* a total of 4 times. SLST to the first HBHDC.
Fasten off and weave in your ends.
Now your Wildflower Crochet Dishcloth is complete and ready to be enjoyed. They work up fast and make a great gift.
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