Looking for free crochet washcloth pattern? Then this would have you glued or hooked! Recently, I started making my washcloths and it has been the best felling ever.
Have you made Washcloths before? Either sewing or from Crochets? Well, I’ve done both. This easy crochet washcloth uses the basic stitch with a beautiful texture and in no time, you can master this stitch.
For this crochet washcloth free pattern, you are welcome to use any left over yarn, preferably Double Knit but a worsted weight yarn would do. Generally, I’ve found cotton both 100% and blend perfect for making my crochet washcloth, as they absorb water better.
Since you love this free crochet wash cloth pattern, you might also love my SPA set pattern, which includes the following;
Ever wondered if crochet wash cloths can double as dishcloths? The answer is yes, crochet washcloths can also be used as dish cloth, kitchen towels and even as face scrubs.
This is a free pattern, but if you would rather prefer a print friendly version, you can get a copy on Ravelry.
Materials for this washcloth pattern
Yarn – Any weight of yarn can be used. But a yarn with some percentages of cotton would be the best as it helps with absorbing liquids.
This prototype was made using Stylecraft Special DK, #3 light weight (50% Acrylic, 50% Cotton Blend, 322 yards/295m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)
1 Ball in any color of choice
- Hook and other Materials
- US size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook
- Yarn needle
Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.
13” by 10”
- Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
- Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check gauge.
- Chains at the beginning of the rows counts as a stitch.
Difficulty level – Easy
Terms – US Terminology
Chain(s) – ch(s)
Half double crochet – hdc
Double crochet 2 stitches together – dc2tog
Special Stitch = Dc cluster – (dc2tog, ch 1, dc2tog) in specified stitch.
- Width – Can be made into whatever dimension you want (make starting chain a multiple of 3 + 2).
- Length – Increase or decrease the number of repeats till desired length.
Instructions for the wash cloth
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 60 hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, *skip next 2 sts, dc cluster in next st, rep from * to last 3 sts, skip next 2 sts, dc in last st, turn. 19 dc cluster, 2 dc.
Row 3: Ch 2, dc cluster in each ch 1 sp across, turn. 19 dc cluster, 2 dc.
Row 4 – 22: Repeat Row 3
Row 23: Ch 2, hdc in each ch st across, turn. 60 hdc.
Handle – Chain 25, sl st to first ch.
Now, you’ve just completed the free washcloth pattern. I can’t wait to see your beautiful versions made from this free crochet wash cloth pattern. Tag me @crochet_fosbas with your finished makes.