Free Washcloth/Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

Need a gift in a pinch? Need some dishcloths that will last forever? Well, here is a pattern that works up in about 20 or 30 minutes. Just a basic granny square with the right yarn makes a perfect washcloth.
All you need is some cotton yarn and a size I hook(5.50mm). You could actually use any hook you want, but I is the one I like to use for these. 🙂

Color options are endless. You can use solids, ombres, yarn scraps leftover from other projects, etc. If you wish to get the effect in the pictured cloths (pink ones) then I suggest changing yarns at the beginning or end of desired round.

Easy Washcloth:
By Tara Quarles -Three J Q Designs
Abbreviations: Ss-Slip stitch, Ch-Chain, Dc-Double crochet, St-Stitch, Sp-Space

Round 1: Ch 2(Counts as 1st Dc, here and throughout), 1 Dc in 2nd Ch from hook (all Sts for Round 1 will be worked in this same Ch) Ch 2, 2Dc, Ch 2, 2Dc,Ch 2, 2 Dc, Ch 2, Join with Ss in 1st St. (8)
Round 2: Ch 2, Dc in same St, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same space, Dc in each of the next 2 Sts,* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2 Dc in next  space, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Join with Ss to 1st St. (24)
Round 3: Ch 2, Dc in same St and in next 4 Sts, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same space, Dc in next 6 Sts.* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2 Dc in next space, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same space, Dc in next 2 Sts, Join with Ss to 1st St. (40)
Round 4: Ch 2, Dc in same St and next 4 Sts, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 10 Sts* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2Dc in next Sp, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 4 Sts, Join with Ss to 1st St. (56)
Round 5: Ch 2, Dc in same St and in next 6 Sts, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 14 Sts,* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2 Dc in next Sp, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 6 sts, Join with Ss to 1st St. (72)
Round 6: Ch 2, Dc in same St and in next 8 Sts, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 18 Sts,* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2 Dc in next Sp, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 8 sts, Join with Ss to 1st St. (88)
Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.
Optional for a larger cloth, add following round before fastening off.
Round 7: Ch 2, Dc in same St and in next 11 Sts, *2 Dc in Ch 2 Sp from previous round, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 22 Sts,* Repeat from * to * 2 more times, 2 Dc in next Sp, Ch 2, 2 Dc in same Sp, Dc in next 11 Sts, Join with Ss to 1st St. (104) Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.
Happy Hooking!

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