Nobody likes washing dishes, but you can at least wash the dishes in style using an attractive crocheted dishcloth. Hand-crocheted dishcloths tend to be much thicker and more luxurious than their factory-made counterparts. This tiny bit of luxury can help to make the task of washing dishes more pleasant.
Furthermore, dishcloths work up relatively quickly, and are typically easy to crochet; you don't have to worry about complicated shaping or finishing.
These free dishcloth patterns give you some fantastic options for crocheting your own beautiful dishcloths. Enjoy!
See Also: How to Crochet Dishcloths and Washcloths
You can crochet this fancy cloth using a stitch pattern known as Puff lace stitch with half double crochet vs. You can use the finished project as either a dishcloth or a washcloth; I tried using it for both purposes, and was satisfied either way.
This easy crocheted dishcloth features a double rainbow design, with red in the center and stripes of orange, yellow, green and blue radiating outward.
This dishcloth is a great way to use up scrap yarn. You'll enjoy using it to brighten up your kitchen, too.
This colorful dishcloth is crocheted in bright primary colors, red yellow and blue. The striped pattern creates color blends that fool the eye and form a rainbow effect.
This dishcloth is part of a kitchen gift set which also includes matching potholders.
This chic dishcloth is crocheted in afghan stitch using two different variegated yarns, and then finished off with a simple edging of solid-colored single crochet. The multicolored yarns make the dishcloth look much more complex than it really is; the color changes are ultra-simple, but the overall effect is rich and sophisticated.
This dishcloth is lavish and luxurious. It's much larger than average, making it useful as either a dishcloth or a dish towel - you could wash or dry a lot of dishes with it.
This pattern is presented as a step-by-step tutorial, with photos of every step. So, if you are new to crocheting, you'll be able to take a close look at all the little details.
- The edging for the dishcloth is optional, but it is quite a pretty finishing touch.
- There are matching potholders too.
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We've also posted links to related crochet patterns below.
Dishcloths, washcloths and dish rags are similar in design; in some cases, you can use the patterns interchangeably. In some cases, when crocheting dish rags using a washcloth pattern, you might want to substitute a sturdy kitchen cotton yarn for whatever yarn is recommended in the washcloth pattern.
You're invited to check out our free washcloth patterns.