10 Popular Dishcloth Crochet Patterns

  • Miranda
  • July 9, 2013 8:50 pm

10 Popular Dishcloth Crochet Patterns

10 free crochet dishcloth patterns

1. Ripple Puff Cleaning Cloth

by Moogly

Ripple Puff Dishcloth Pattern


The Ripple Puff Cleaning Cloth pattern by Moogly is one of the most popular dishcloth patterns in theyarnbox. It has made most of its popularity through Pinterest and Facebook because of how quick and simple it is to make. Test out this easy to follow crochet tutorial for yourself.

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2. Spa Washcloth

by Crochet by Sia

Spa Cloth Crochet Pattern


The Spa Cloth by Sia is a great washcloth as well as a dishcloth. The cloth is very thick and plush. This beautiful Spa Wash Cloth is also fairly easy to make and works up quickly. If you are looking to make a high-end cloth set then this would be a great pattern to use.

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3. Ribbed Washcloths

by Aesthetic Nest

Ribbed Washcloth pattern


The ribbed washcloth by Aesthetic Nest has the perfect texture for deep cleaning. The ribbed edges are very practical for a dish cloth. As you can see, practicality did not trump beauty. The simplicity of this pattern allows you to work with great colors of yarn. The pattern is fantastic as it includes a highly detailed image tutorial! Great for even the beginner crochet crafters!

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4. Spring Granny Dishcloths

by Craftowngirl

Spring Granny Dishcloth


The Spring Granny Dishcloth is inspired by the solid Granny Square Motif. Craftowngirl made this dishcloth not only practical but also elegant. It has beautiful edging. Using this pattern you should be able to get 2 dishcloths from only 2 oz of cotton yarn. This is an inexpensive dish cloth pattern.

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5. Tunisian Pebbles Dishcloth

by Moogly

Tunisian Pebbles Dishcloth Pattern

The Tunisian Pebbles Dishcloth pattern by Moogly uses a unique tunisian stitch. The beauty of this pattern is that if you are unfamiliar with the Tunisian Stitch techniques then you can follow Moogly’s tutorial to learn it and then return to the dishcloth crochet pattern to test it out. As you can see, the pattern gives this dishcloth powerful texture to help rip away the stuck-on grime from  your dishes and fight against sticky counters or tables without needing to use chemicals.

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6. Starfish Dishcloths

by Coats and Clark

starfish dishcloth pattern


The Starfish Dishcloths by Coats and Clark are clearly popular thanks to the elegant starfish pattern they make. The final product turns out to be 9 inches and is a moderately easy pattern to follow.

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7. Simple and Practical Dish Cloth

by Stitch11

Simple and Practical Dish Cloth


The Simple and Practical Dish Cloth by Stitch11 is exactly what it says. Simple and Practical.  The pattern is very simple- using Half Double Crochet stitches. These the type of dish cloths you want to keep on hand and you want a lot of them! Dish cloths are great gifts, especially at Christmas time. Everyone loves their handmade crochet dish cloths.

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8. Tunisian Crochet Washcloths

by PurlBee

Tunisian Wash Cloth


The Waffle-Like Grid of the Tunisian crochet stitch makes for a great dish cloth that does wonders in the kitchen. For those who are new to Tunisian Crochet or maybe just need a refresher, PurlBee links you to their tutorial for this stitch that will get you making these wash cloths in no time.

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9. A Shell of a Washcloth

By Stitch11

Shell Washcloth

The Shell Washcloth pattern by Stitch11 uses the shell stitch- which is great for adding texture. Not only is the shell stitch texture great for a dish or wash cloth but it is simply beautiful on its own.  This dish cloth pattern is easy to do as well as quick.

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10. Dish/Wash Cloth Square

by PatternsforCrochet

wash cloth square

The Dish/Wash Cloth Square by PatternsforCrochet uses the basic granny square pattern to make an easy to follow pattern. The holes in these cloths give it a great scrubbing power and are perfect to have in bulk. They would also be beautiful decor pieces for most kitchens.

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There’s More!

We have a huge collection of additional dishcloths, washcloths, scrubbers, sponges, towels and more!

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  1. J V says:
    Posted July 18, 2013 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    The simple and practical dishcloth link has the starfish pattern attached instead of the correct one.

  2. user 1 TheYarnBox says:
    Posted July 18, 2013 at 2:51 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention. I have corrected the link.

  3. these are so sweet thanks for sharing

  4. amber says:
    Posted October 25, 2013 at 5:22 pm | Permalink

    The simple and practical link still goes to the starfish pattern.

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