This crocheted dishcloth is the third in my Spring Dishcloth Collection! This unique dishcloth is crocheted corner-to-corner style, but uses half double crochet instead of the standard double crochet. Follow along with the video tutorial or written pattern!
Approximately 45 grams/90 yards of any worsted weight cotton yarn (sample uses WeCrochet Dishie in Mint)
Size H (5.0mm) crochet hook
Yarn Needle to weave in ends
Ruler to check gauge if desired
It is not necessary to achieve a certain gauge for this project, but if you want the same dimensions as the sample I suggest checking.
6 ½ blocks by 6 ½ blocks = 4 inches, in pattern
hdc: half double crochet
ss: slip stitch
sc: single crochet
f/o: finish off
*...*: repeat the designated number of times
Find the yarn used for this pattern here.
Follow along with the full video tutorial here.
This dishcloth is worked corner to corner style, so we will increase for the first ½, and decrease for the second ½.
When worked to pattern, your dishcloth will measure approximately 8 ½ inches wide by 8 ½ inches tall.
The ch 2 at the beginning of each block does NOT count as a stitch. This is the space we will slip stitch into and work through to create each block.
Each 3 hdc cluster is considered a block. After row 1, the stitch count will be the number of blocks you should have at the end of that row.
Row 1: starting in the third ch from the hook, hdc in ea ch across (3 sts/1 block)
Row 2: ch 5 and turn. Hdc in the third ch from the hook and in ea ch across. Then, ss to the ch 2 of the next block, ch 2, and work 3 hdc sts into that ch 2 space. (2 blocks)
Row 3: ch 5 and turn. Hdc in the third ch from the hook and in ea ch across. *ss to the ch 2 space of the next block, ch 2, then work 3 hdc sts into that space* until the end of the row. (3 blocks. Each row you will increase by one block)
Rows 4-13: repeat row 3 (13 blocks)
You will now start decreasing to form a square
Row 13: ch 1 and turn. Ss across the next block by place one ss in ea hdc. *ss to the next ch 2 space, ch 2, then work 3 hdc sts into that space* until one ch 2 space remains, ss to that ch 2 space. (12 blocks)
Rows 14-25: repeat row 13 (you will end with 1 block, by decreasing by one block each row)
End by slip stitching to the ch 2 space of the next block, but don’t finish off. Instead, sc around the entire square by placing two sc sts per block, and 3 sc sts per corner. Follow along with the video tutorial if needed!
f/o, weave in your ends, and enjoy your new dishcloth!
Until next time,
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