This free crochet dish cloth pattern features the fun up and down stitch. It is simple to make and works great in the kitchen.
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50 yards of your favorite cotton yarn
Yarn shown is samples is Sugar N’ Cream and Bernat Cotton Tots (discontinued)
6.0mm (J) hook
9 x 9″ square
12 sts and 10 rows= 4″
ch(s) – chain(s), sc – single crochet, dc – double crochet, st(s) – stitch(es), RS – right side,
- ch 2 does count as first dc
- for entire pattern, each dc will be placed in a sc st and each sc will be placed in a dc st
Row 1 (RS): ch 27, turn, sc in 3rd chain from hook, *dc in next st, sc in next st, repeat from * to end. <26>
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, *sc in the next dc, dc in the next sc, repeat from * to end.
Rows 3-23: Repeat row 2
Sc evenly around the outside edge, place 1 sc at the end of each row that ends in sc and 2dcs in each row that ends with dc. Place 2sc in each corner. Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Sometimes cotton yarns tend to bleed color; to prevent this soak your dish cloths in a 50:50 blend of water and white vinegar. Wash as normal before use. Lay flat to dry after each use.
I hope you enjoyed this dish cloth pattern, you may also like these other kitchen patterns.
Lorene Eppolite is the designer behind Cre8tion Crochet and has been designing since October 2012. She loves to create fun and easy crochet accessories and garments and strives to make her designs to be achievable for any skill level. Just because it is easy, doesn’t mean it can’t be beautiful. Lorene was named one of the Top Ten Designers by The Yarn Box in 2012, and named a Top Blogger by AllFreeCrochet in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Lorene has many patterns published by Red Heart Yarns.