Crochet dishcloths make great gifts. Not only do they really work great they make up very quickly. They are the perfect project to have around while watching TV, or for in the car during kid pick up time.
Crochet Dishcloth Supplies
I used this simple pattern that makes a nice scalloped border without having to crochet around the edge.
Hook Size G
Sugar ‘N’ Cream 4-ply Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn (less than 2oz)
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Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
ROW 1: Ch 40, (dc, ch 2, sc) in 4th ch from hook. * skip next 3 chs, (2dc, ch 2, sc) in next ch. Rep from * across.
ROWS 2-18: Ch 2, turn. (Dc, ch 2, sc) in next ch 2 sp. (2 dc, ch 2, sc) in each rem ch 2 sp. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
pattern credit crochet n more
Package with a nice ribbon and you a really useful gift!
After you make this dish cloth you might like to make this beautiful Granny Square dishcloth.
What is the best yarn to use for a crochet dishcloth?
The best yarn for dishcloths is cotton. For my dishcloths, I used Sugar ‘N’ Cream. Blended cottons will work too. Cotton and soy blends are softer than 100% cotton. You just need to ensure that the yarn blend is mostly cotton. This will make it absorbent.
What crochet hook do I need to make a dishcloth?
For this crochet dishcloth, I used a crochet hook size G. Depending on how you crochet (loose or tight) and the pattern you choose you can use US size H, I or J.
If you prefer a sponge in your kitchen you might like this crochet sponge.
I hope you loved these free crochet dishcloth patterns. They all use easy crochet stitches so they are perfect for a beginner. Don’t forget to check out other handmade gift ideas.