Crochet Washcloth Free Pattern- Boston Washcloth

Boston Washcloth Free Crochet Pattern

The stitch combo in the Boston Washcloth provides a wonderful sturdy texture for washcloths! 

I love to use the Boston Washcloth in both my kitchen and bathroom! 

This pattern is rated easy on the difficulty scale and uses very basic stitches. 

You will, however, need to know how to do the Chainless Foundation Single Crochet

This washcloth is great for your own home, to gift in sets, or to sell at markets, craft fairs, or even your Etsy shop! No worrying about getting the right fit with this project! 

More Boston Patterns:

Earwarmer – the same great texture as the washcloth in a beautiful and cozy earwarmer! 

Slouch Hat– this unisex slouch is a crowd pleaser! It looks great on men and women alike! 

Blanket– soft, cozy, and so much texture!!

Boston Washcloth Free Crochet Pattern

Boston Washcloth Crochet Pattern


85 yards worsted weight (#4) cotton yarn

H (5.0mm) crochet hook or hook to obtain gauge


Measuring tape

Tapestry needle




Row 2= 9″ across


9″x 9″

Pattern Notes: 

Turning chain 1 does not count as first stitch.

Starting fsc can also be: ch 38, sc in 2nd ch from hook and across.

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations:

fsc- chainless foundation single crochet- Tutorial

ch- chain

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

st(s)- stitch(es)

*- repeat from


Row 1: Fsc 37.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, skip 2 sts, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next st, skip 2 sts*, repeat from * to last st, sc in last st. (35) (Should measure 9” across here.)

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in 1st st, *(sc, hdc, sc) in next st, skip 2 sts*, repeat from * to last st, sc in last st. (35)

Repeat row 3 until 9” high.


SC evenly around entire square working 2 sc in each corner.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Pattern is a copyright of Two Brothers Blankets. Please do not alter, copy, share, or sell in any way. You may, however, sell your finished products from this pattern.

Boston Washcloth Free Crochet Pattern

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  1. Can you please tell me what the multiple is for this stitch? I’d like to make something bigger but don’t know how many chains to start with.

  2. I’m always looking for washcloth patterns and this one looks lovely! Thanks for the tip about corners, I tend to mess those up and always have to go back and fix.

    1. This could be a number of factors. Maybe try a smaller hook and just add stitches to get the correct width and height? It could be the thickness of your yarn as well. I would try a smaller hook first though.

  3. What yarn did you use for the cloths in the picture? Those are the exact colors I’m trying to find!! Thank you

  4. Thank you for this easy washcloth/dishcloth. I needed a new pattern to work up. Great for Gifts, and for presents for Operation Christmas Child boxes. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year. ??

  5. Hi!
    Love your pattern! Started to make it but am wondering what is the yarn that you used for the last pics – those colours are fantastic – love the colour combo you chose. Can you pls tell me the name of the yarn & the colours you chose would love to these also. Tk u for sharing your patterns & your talent with the rest of us. Greatly appreciated. Love them!

    1. Hi! The multicolored ones are made from Caron Cotton Cakes. You can get it at Michael’s.

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