These dishcloths are just what you need for the holiday season! The stitch pattern is inspired by pine trees, and it is so simple to work up. I hope you enjoy this pattern and make so many for little gifts!
35 grams or 70 yards of any worsted weight cotton yarn. Samples use WeCrochet Dishie
4.5mm crochet hook
Scissors and a yarn needle
4 stitches and 4 rows = 1 inch in single crochet worked flat
sc: single crochet
[...]: work instructions in brackets into the same stitch
*...*: repeat the instructions in the asterisks
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 square.
If you’d like to modify the size of your dishcloth, simply chain any multiple of three and work Row 2 until the dishcloth is square
sc in the second ch from the hook, sk 1, [sc, ch 2, sc] in the next st, *sk 2, [sc, ch 2, sc] in the next st* until 2 sts rem, sk 1, sc in the last st.
ch 1 and turn. sc in the first st, [sc, ch 2, sc] in ea ch 2 sp across, sc in the last st.
After completing Row 20 (or after your dishcloth is square), continue to Border Instructions
Border Round 1
ch 1 and turn. sc in ea st across, skipping the ch 2 spaces, then sc evenly around the rest of the dishcloth. Aim to place the same number of sts on ea side. Work 3 sts in ea corner. slst to the first st.
Border Rounds 2 and 3
ch 1, sc in ea st around. Place 3 sts in ea center corner 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% cotton yarn, I recommend simply washing these dishcloths in the washer and dryer just like clothes. They will last for years to come!
Until next time,
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