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Crochet Dishcloth Free Pattern – Tuscan Sun Washcloth

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Yellow crochet dishcloth, called the Tuscan Sun dishcloth.

The Tuscan Sun crochet dishcloth uses a fun puff stitch to give it tons of texture! Perfect for washing dishes in the kitchen, but looks so nice as décor too! I’m so excited to add it to the Summer Washcloth Series!

Do Crochet Washcloths Really Work?

You might be wondering if crochet washcloths are really useful and hold up well to a dirty pot in the sink or stuck on food. I’m here to tell you that if you use the right yarn, the answer is yes!

I use my crochet washcloths in the kitchen mostly. They are used to wash dishes, wipe counters, and clean up spills. They get washed in the washing machine and dried in the dryer. And they look good as new after all that!

When choosing a yarn for your crochet washcloth you want to go with a 100% cotton yarn. If the pattern calls for worsted weight, I highly recommend Dishie yarn from WeCrochet.

Yellow crochet dishcloth, called the Tuscan Sun dishcloth.

Dishie is both durable and absorbent, making it perfect for dish cloths…hence the name! It is machine washable and dryable. It comes in a huge variety of colors, perfect for matching the color scheme in your kitchen or bathroom!

One skein of Dishie is 190 yards, so you can get one oversized (10″ x 10″) washcloth out of one skein, sometimes two!

So yes, crochet washcloths really do work, but you need a good 100% cotton yarn and a great textured stitch to get the most out of it.

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Now on to the pattern!

Tuscan Sun Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

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Materials

114-125 yards worsted (#4) cotton yarn

Shown here: Dishie in Crème Brulee(25404)

H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Scissors

Measuring Tape

Yarn needle

Difficulty

Easy

Gauge

12 dc x 8 rows = 4”

Sizing

10.5” x 10.5”

Stitches Needed & Abbreviations

st(s) – stitch(es)

ch(s) – chain(s)

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

lch- long chain- pull up a loop about the height of a dc, chain 1.

puff st – yarn over, insert hook, pull up a loop, yarn over, insert hook, pull up a loop, yarn over, insert hook, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through all 7 loops.

** – repeat from

RS- right side

Pattern Notes

Pattern is worked in a multiple of 2 + 1.

Starting chain does not count as first st, unless stated otherwise within pattern.

Pattern

Ch 33

Row 1: (RS) dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across. (31)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, 1 sc in 1st st, * 1 puff in next st, 1 sc in next st*, repeat from * across. (31)

Row 3: lch, turn, 1 dc in each st across. (31)

Rows 4-21: repeat rows 2-3.

Trim

Row 1: without turning,  sc evenly around entire washcloth, join to 1st st. (st count will vary)

Fasten off. Weave in ends.  

Like this pattern? Check out the Tuscan Sun Tunic and the Tuscan Sun Cowl crochet patterns!

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