47 Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
Brighten up your kitchen with these easy crochet dishcloth patterns for every style!
Add charm to your kitchen with these super fun crochet dishcloths! Make your very own home decor and kitchen items using any of these dishcloth patterns.
This page of 47 Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns has the prettiest, easiest, and most unique designs you've ever seen.
Use them as accent pieces or just as a fun way to get your dishes clean. Keep in mind, though, that dishcloths are not just used for cleaning anymore because they are also used as fun decor.
Liven up your countertops, racks, or walls with unique crochet washcloths made by you that are so easy to show off.
Give them as gifts and reward someone else with your creativity, especially since it won't even take you very long to work up any one of these cute, fun patterns.
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Quick and Easy Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
Just because you are new to crochet does not mean you cannot make a cute and simple dishcloth! Whip up a dishcloth in a hurry with these quick and easy crochet dishcloth patterns. These simple dishcloth patterns are great for new crocheters who don't have a lot of time to spare, but still want to create a stylish and functional crochet dishcloth for their kitchen.
Grayscale Beginner's Crochet Dishcloth
This multi-hued dishcloth looks tricker than it is, but this is a pattern that's perfectly beginner-friendly!
Simple designs like these dishcloths are perfect for housewarming gifts, and a great beginner project for new crocheters.
Classically simple, these designs are great for gift-giving and for practicing simple single and double crochet stitches.
This simple dishcloth is perfect for spring with a white daisy applique. Keep your kitchen cheerful year-round with this pretty pattern.
This multicolored flower features fanciful petals and easy, simple stitches, perfect for working up in a hurry!
Angel Dishcloth Crochet Tutorial
Would you believe that this dishcloth looks just like an angel? It's so easy to make, too!
Rainbow Daze Crochet Dishcloth
This half-circle design is worked in every color of the rainbow, in sequence, to create a bold and radiant rainbow dishcloth.
Add some simple ridges to your work with textured stitches. Once you've mastered the basic crochet stitches, practice new techniques with this cool textured cloth.
Little Waves Crochet Dishcloth
This washcloth pattern utilizes the wave stitch to give it visual interest that will stand out, but is still a speedy pattern to stitch.
The fan stitch, worked with a variegated yarn, is super easy, but looks very impressive!
Cotton Dishcloth Crochet Patterns
Cotton yarn is a crocheter-favorite material to make dishcloths since it is durable, reasonably priced, and can withstand heat, unlike acryclic yarn. If you like your dishcloths to function as a hotpad in a pinch, cotton dishcloths are the perfect choice for you!
This design is worked up in one solid color, but if you look closely you can see delicate ripples throughout.
Have a heart! This sweet and simple dishcloth pattern uses variegated cotton yarn for pretty pops of color.
Take a circular dishcloth and add some extra pieces along the outside and suddenly - now you have a fish!
Featuring airy stitches and wild green leaves, this pineapple dishcloth is the perfect summertime kitchen accessory!
This summertime necessity is worked in two colors, one for the cone and one for your favorite ice cream flavor.
This design is sure to perk you up with its bright variegated look and solid border.
Modified Sedge Stitch Crochet Dishcloth
Learn how to work the sedge stitch as you work up this gorgeous dishcloth. Dishcloths are the perfect project to try a new stitch!
Learn how to work the afghan stitch, also known as the Tunisian stitch, while you work up a useful little dishcloth.
Forked Half Double Crochet Dishcloth
Learn how to crochet the forked half double crochet stitch as you work this dishcloth.
Two for One Cable Stitch Crochet Dishcloths
Add some visual interest to your kitchen with this cool cable textured dishcloth.
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Granny Square Dishcloth Crochet Patterns
Granny squares are not just perfect for afghans, they are also ideal for easy crochet dishcloth patterns! Whether you prefer a basic granny square dishcloth, or something a little bit more unique, there is a dishcloth you'll love in this collection.
There's something so classic about a simple granny square made with the granny stitch - make a few of these for your kitchen today!
Use a variegated yarn to get an easy ombre effect without the hassle of changing yarn.
Brightly colored, this granny square dishcloth design features striped rows to make it endlessly customizable.
With scalloped edges, this simple dishcloth looks best in bright colors for a springy feel.
This intermediate design is in the shape of a star and is worked from the center out for a new twist on a granny square dishcloth.
Round Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
Break out of the box and give circular patterns a try with these round dishcloth patterns. These easy crochet washcloths are sweet and simple, but also fun to make. If you're looking for a great housewarming gift for a friend or that special teacher in your life, there is definitely something in this collection for you.
Break up a standard circle dishcloth by adding round in a contrasting color.
Sometimes simple is best - these circular dishcloths are worked in multiple bright colors with bold borders
Worked in a spiral with airy stitches, this simple dishcloth is your new kitchen staple.
Circle Point Crochet Washcloth
This green design features ridges throughout the dishcloth, giving this pattern a durable feel
This large flower pattern features full petals but an airy stitch design for the rest of it.
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Crochet Scrubby Dishcloth Patterns
Crochet your way to a clean kitchen with these scrubby dishcloth patterns. Whether you have a lot of dishes to scrub, or just need a cute housewarming gift, these scrubby dishcloths are the perfect fit.
Need some more scrubbing dishcloths? This design features a center section made with stiffer, scrubby yarn, perfect for those pots and pans.
Back-To-School Crochet Dishcloth and Scrubbie
Perfect for fall, or for a end of year gift for your student's teachers, this design is also a half-circle and looks just like an apple slice!
Tired of your dishcloth slipping from your grasp as you do the dishes? Try this nubby scrubby, complete with a little pocket to place your fingers in for extra stability and grip.
These 5-petal flowers are worked entirely in scrubby yarn, perfect for back-up scrubbers for those tough stains.
If you have any hemp laying around, transform it into these floral scrubbies with this easy pattern.
When all you need is a simple scrubby pattern, we have one that'll get the job done right here.
Colorful Crochet Dishcloths to Brighten Up Your Kitchen
Branch out and add some fun colors to your dishcloths with this selection of multi-colored and patterned crochet dishcloths. These patterns range in shape from circular to square and even to floral! Easy on the eyes with their bright colors, these crochet washcloth patterns will look great in your home. Whatever color scheme you want to work with in your kitchen, you will find something here that is just right for your home.
A simple stitch repeat in a variegated yarn lets you create a multicolor dream of a dishcloth.
This standard dishcloth features bright, multicolored stripes, making it perfect for the spring.
You don't need to do a lot to spice up a design - this one features simple rows in rainbow colors to really make it pop.
Wonderfully Wavy Dishcloth Pattern
Work the wave stitch alternating between neutral and bold colors for the rows of waves for a stand-out pattern you'll adore.
Crinkle Stitch Crochet Dishcloth
Learn how to crochet the crinkle stitch and make a dishcloth at the same time with this design.
Surfing the Crochet Waves Dishcloth
This design features rows of rainbow-hued wave stitches for a summertime delight.
Use the easy-to-work v-stitch in this dishcloth pattern for little squiggles of color.
Cheerful Clusters Crochet Dishcloth
You can use any stitch to work up a dishcloth, even the cluster stitch, as seen here!
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Sep 08, 2018
The information indicated to watch the video to learn how to choose yarn for dishcloths, but there was absolutely no mention of yarn types. So what is the best type of yarn to use for dishcloths. I have tons of acrylic yarn left over from projects or just yarn I bought because it was on sale. Yeah, I am a yarn lover, but now I have all this acrylic to use up.
Mar 26, 2018
This is a Ripley's believe it or not comment In at the age of my aunt Lucille taught me to crochet beginning with dishcloths The pattern that she taught me was the Granny's favorite dishcloth with one exception The corner where you begin was started with a inch bone ring and single crochets around the ring and then the granny square was started after the ring was covered and worked until you had a square Oh how that picture brought back memories After working the dishcloth she proceeded to teach me the edgings on handkerchiefs AT that time you could go to the craft store and purchase very nice handkerchiefs that had the holes already for the tiny crochet needle Too bad we all now use kleenex now The handkerchiefs were usually very pretty Also growing up it was a great way to teach little people how to iron and not…Read More get burned with the iron Just couldn's help but to share memories from a year old lady LAS
Aug 16, 2017
I have already bookmarked the Scrubbie collection but didnt see this one on just dishcloths. Duly noted and duly bookmarked! I recognize some of the projects as ones Ive already explored, but there are several other that sound intriguing. I cant wait to delve into this collection. What the heck is a Crinkle Stitch anyway? That might be a good place to start.
Jul 25, 2017
How can I find mu patterns I have saved? I
narjismurtaza 5478 192
Dec 22, 2016
Lots and lots of patterns for dishcloths, I am sure everyone will find something that they would like. It presents best use for leftover yarn, will provide colour in your home by making a few for yourself. Nice and quick to make and can be made as a last minute gift.
Jan 28, 2015
I am looking for a pattern called ostrich plume it was on a leaflet 258 it is a knit pattern
May 13, 2014
I would love to have all these beautiful dishcloth patterns in an e-book. Thank you. Linda
Feb 06, 2014
I am trying to get my patterns back. I lost most of them in a fire. Love this site.
Sep 28, 2013
I lost most of my patterns in the flood of 2011. I would like to find one from Annies Attic that was round and had a handle on it. If anyone can help me I would be very grateful
pauladuprey2002 81 68651
May 03, 2012
i think this is great also. i love getting these patterns free. i lost all my patterns and instructions for dishcloths in moving/
wilmlablair 114696 9
Dec 29, 2011
this GREAT, i love to be able to recieve patterns from Annie's Attic
Sandrariley62 7897 629
Dec 15, 2011
Now these are really cute and easy to do. Too bad some don't know how to download to get the patterns.
Jan 06, 2012
All you need is to download a free PDF printer. I have Bullzip. It allows you to print anything into a pdf. Just print the pattern and save it to your computer.
Nov 11, 2011
@beckeproxie 6523487, Unfortunately, we're unable to mail patterns; they are only available online. Perhaps you can visit the local library or a FedEx/Kinkos type store, or ask a friend for their assistance in printing out our patterns. They are enjoyed by everyone. --Editors of AllFreeCrochet
beckeproxie 652348 7
Nov 07, 2011
Please send me all 14 patterns for the dishcloths.br If they are sent by downloads. and if by regular mail here is my mailing addressbr br Patsy Beckerbr 4389 E. 2940th Rd.br Sheridan, Illinois 60551br br thank you for the patterns you supply us with.br br Pat
Oct 01, 2011
Please sennd the chosen patterns to the address below. Charla Broughton 107 Greenway DR. Shelbina, Mo 63468 Thanks,
Feb 14, 2011
thanks for the free dishcloth patterns. they are really great. also, thanks for all the free patterns you find for us. i love the variety & different skill levels so there is something for everyone. :) keep up the great job!!
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