Crochet Square Dishcloth

Hi friends,

Can we ever have enough crochet dishcloths? They are quick to make, are a great stash buster, and make a fun gift when you want to give a little something. Roll them up and tie with twine or a pretty ribbon and put them in a pretty jar or basket – a useful and pretty gift. 🙂

There are a lot of crochet patterns out there – I even have several on my blog (type “dishcloth” in the search bar on the right to find them). This one is just a little different from my other patterns. It has a center square in one color with a wide border in another, making it the perfect pattern for using up those left over bits of cotton yarn in your stash.

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Crochet Square Dishcloth

Finished dishcloth measures approximately 7 by 7 inches

I Love This Cotton yarn in 2 colors  (I used Curry, Aqua, and White)

H/5mm hook

Stitches used US terms:

Foundation Double Crochet – fdc

Double Crochet – dc

Single Crochet – sc

Chain – ch

Slip Stitch – ss

Begin with color A

Row 1: work 15 fdc. Turn. (15 stitches)

Rows 2-8: ch 2 (counts as first dc) Skip first stitch. dc in next stitch and in each stitch across. Turn. (15 stitches)

Do Not Turn after Row 8.

Begin working in rounds.

Round 1: ch 1. Work 13 sc along end of rows. Work 3 sc in the corner. sc in next 13 stitches. Work 3 sc in the corner. Work 13 sc along end of rows. Work 3 sc in the corner. sc in next 13 stitches. Work 3 sc in the corner. Join with ss to first sc. (64 stitches)

Change to color B

Rounds 2-7: ch 1. sc in same stitch as ss and in each stitch around, working 3 sc in each corner. Join with ss to first sc. (112 stitches at the end of Round 6)

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Here’s a free PDF for easy printing…

Be sure to save to your Pinterest Crochet board using the button below!

This is a great video for learning the Foundation Double Crochet Stitch. You will love how this gives you a great looking edge at the beginning of your project.

I used I Love This Cotton Yarn to make my dishcloths. I love how soft it is and it comes in so many colors. Need new hooks? This looks like a nice set.

What colors will you make your Square Dishcloths?

Happy Stitching!

Anita

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5 Responses to Crochet Square Dishcloth

  1. Sandra says:

    I like your dishclothes. And would like to make them

    Like

  2. Kellie says:

    Saving this post, thank you for sharing. I’ve never made one so I might try!

    Like

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