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2022 Crochet Dishcloth | MAL and Free Pattern

Join us for the #tgtdishclothmal during the entire year!! This dishcloth challenge is meant to encourage you to knit or crochet one dishcloth a week. It is a fun way to grow a collection of the best handmade dishcloths, and use them for yourself or gifts throughout the year. Enjoy this crochet pattern!


  • 25 grams or 50 yards any worsted weight cotton yarn. Sample uses WeCrochet Dishie

  • 4.5mm crochet hook

  • Scissors and a yarn needle


It is not necessary to achieve a certain gauge for this dishcloth, but if you would like the same dimension as the sample I suggest checking.

6 stitches and 5 rows = 2 inches in half double crochet worked flat


ch: chain

hdc: half double crochet

hdc2(3)tog: half double crochet 2(3) sts together

ea: each

st(s): stitch(es)

Helpful Tutorial

Full Step by Step Tutorial:

Pattern Notes

  • Find the yarn featured in this pattern here.

  • This dishcloth is worked flat, so be sure to turn your work after each row.

  • When finished, this dishcloth measures 7 inches by 7 inches square.

  • To make the dishcloth smaller/larger, simply work less/more increase rows.


Ch 2

Row 1

hdc 3 sts into the second ch from the hook. (3 sts)

Row 2-14

ch 1 and turn. hdc 2 in the first st, hdc in ea st until one st remains, hdc 2 in the last st. (29 sts)

Rows 16-27

ch 1 and turn. hdc2tog, hdc in ea st until two sts remain, hdc2tog.

Row 28

ch 1 and turn. hdc3tog. (1 st)


Pull through the last st, cut yarn, and weave in any ends.

Dishcloths aren’t typically in need of blocking, but feel free to do so. If you chose a 100% yarn, I recommend simply washing these dishcloths in the washer and dryer just like clothes. They will last for years to come!

Join us in the Make-A-Long (MAL) and share your dishcloth on Instagram with the #tgtdishclothmal and tag @thegracefultangle! Join and Post in the Facebook Group here if you would like!

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