Crochet Simple Half Double Crochet Dishcloth
Crochet Simple Half Double Crochet Dishcloth

Crochet Simple Dishcloth

Learn to crochet a simple dishcloth. This pattern is designed for beginners to be successful and with a video tutorial below.

For kitchen projects, it’s recommended to use only 100% cotton yarns such as Lily Sugar’n Cream and Bernat Handicrafter Yarn. Acrylic will not work for this application.

Instructions

Create a slip knot, then chain 32.

  1. Half Double Crochet (HDC) in 3rd chain from the hook. Then HDC across the chain. Turn. (30 sts across)
  2. Ch2, then HDC into the same stitch as chaining, then HDC into each stitch across. Turn. (30 sts across)
  3. Repeat row 2 for 14 more rows for a total of 16 rows. Fasten off and weave in ends.

For optional border:  
Fasten on yarn in corner, of top edge.  Ch 1, then single crochet twice into the same space. Single crochet across top edge to next corner. Make corner with 2 sc, Ch 2, 2 sc . Now working up side
 equally spaced single crochet stitches.  Don’t rush the process and look for areas to slide in your stitches.  Make corner with 2 sc, ch 2, 2 sc.  Sc along the bottom edge to next corner. Make Corner.  Going up the last side equally space as before. Final Corner is 2 sc, ch 2 then sl st to starting ch. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Video Tutorial

This is an older crochet tutorial and a left handed version is not available. Sorry for the inconvenience.