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Friday, March 13, 2015

Easy Crochet Dishcloth | Free Crochet Pattern: Written Instructions and Chart | My Hobby is Crochet


This crochet dishcloth features an easy stitch with 2 rows repeat that makes a beautiful texture. 


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Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern


The pattern stitch is a multiple of 2 + 1. Add 1st more for the foundation chain!

Finished Size: 23 cm x 23 cm ( approx.9 inch x 9 inch)

Gauge: 8 V-sts = 10 cm
The gauge it’s not important for this project. Depending on your own gauge, your dishcloth could be smaller or bigger as in the pattern indicated.

Materials:
- DK cotton yarn, one skein (50 g) 
- 4 mm crochet hook
- tapestry needle to sew in the ends
- scissors.

Stitches, Terms (US) and abbreviations used:
ch: chain
back bump behind the chain - See my Tutorial here! (It's not mandatory to work into the back bump behind the chain, but it gives the edge a nice finished look). 
hdc: half double crochet
V-st: V stitch made with hdc stitches = work 2 hdc in same st
sk: skip




Dishcloth Pattern:
Chain 36.
Row 1: Working into the back bumps behind the chain, 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook and 1 sc in each ch across, turn. (35 sc)

Row 2: ch1, 1 sc in first sc and in each sc across, turn (35 sc) 

Row 3: ch2, sk first sc, 1V-st in next sc, *sk next sc, 1V- st in next sc , repeat from * till last sc, 1 hdc into last sc, turn.
(Stitch count check: 17 V-st and 1 hdc at the end of the row)

Row 4: ch1, 1 sc in first hdc and 1 sc in each hdc across. (35 sc)
Note: Do not work into top of the turning ch2 here and throughout the pattern!

Rows 5 – 30: Repeat as rows 3-4 (always V-st row on the right side and sc row on the wrong side). 

Row 31: ch1, 1 sc in each sc across.

You can leave it as it is and fasten off  (as the green dishcloth in the picture above) or you can continue with the edging below (as the pink dishcloth). 

Edging:
ch 1, work sc stitches evenly placed along the sides of the dishcloth and 3 sc into corner sts.

Cut yarn. Fasten off invisibly. Weave in the ends.  

Charted Pattern Easy Dishcloth :
(without the edging)



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Written and charted pattern copyright Kinga Erdem 2015.
Please do not reprint or repost this pattern, instead link to the pattern, if you would like to share it with others. Thank you!
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