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Crochet Thread Dish Cloth Pattern
Free Dish Cloth Crochet Pattern
Here is a free crochet pattern for a dish cloth that you can make in either a worsted weight cotton or in a size 3 cotton thread. Instructions for crocheting it in worsted yarn are below the instructions for the crochet thread version. Both are the same except you do not chain as many in worsted weight as you do in crochet thread.
Dish cloths are generally crocheted with a worsted weight cotton such as Bernat Handicrafter, however, I have found out that they are just as useful when made in a thread. As a matter of fact, I prefer the ones in thread over the worsted weight because they are not as bulky. And I'm not a fan of dish cloths that are too big.
Skill Level: Beginner
Thread: Size 3 Crochet Thread or Bernat Handicrafter Cotton
Hook Size: E-3.50MM, or an H/8-5.00MM if using worsted weight yarn.
Finished Measurement: 7.75" x 7.75"
Ch/Chs = Chain/Chains
Dc = Double Crochet
FO = Fasten Off
Hk = Hook
Rep = Repeat
Sc = Single Crochet
Sk = SkipSl St = Slip Stitch
Sp/Sps = Space/Spaces
St/Sts = Stitch/Stitches
Pattern Instructions For Crochet Thread
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each ch across; turn. (39 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, *dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * across to last st, sc in last st; turn. (39 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, *ch 1, sk next st, sc in next dc; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts; turn. (22 sts and 17 ch-1 sps)
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, dc in next st, *sc in ch-1 sp, dc in next st; rep from * across to last 2 sts, sc in last 2 sts; turn. (39 sts)
Rows 5-38: Rep rows 3 and 4.
Row 39: Ch 1, sc in each st across; turn.
Edging: Ch 1, work 3 sc in first st, sc evenly around working 3 sc into each corner st; join with sl st. FO.
Instructions for Worsted Weight Yarn
This is worked the same as the one in crochet thread, except that you start off with few chains and you do fewer repeats of the pattern rows.
Rows 1-4: Follow same pattern as given in rows 1-4. (23 sts)
Rows 5-22: Rep rows 3 and 4 as given above.
Row 23: Same as row 39.
Work edging the same as given above.
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