The Any Holiday Textured Crochet Dishcloth is a free crochet pattern for an easy and fast project featuring a unique looking stitch — the modified dropped double crochet. This stitch creates such a wonderful texture and unique look — on both sides of the dishcloth!
I first used this stitch combination in my Just Peachy Hat pattern and I can’t believe I am just now revisiting this lovely stitch. Such a wonderful texture and look!
I gave this project the name of “Any Holiday” as you can use any color combo to create a look specific to the Holiday or season desired! I am featuring it today in a patriotic 4th of July red, white and blue but have also made this in Christmas colors — green, red and white and love it as well. Imagine this in fall colors, pastels for spring — so many options!
I used small amounts of Lily Sugar n Cream Cotton yarn,* but if you have another 100% cotton yarn available then use that instead. A great project to use up your scraps.
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Any Holiday Textured Dishcloth free crochet pattern
Dazzle Blue (A)
Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sk = skip
st = stitch
sc = single crochet
Approximate finished size: 10” wide x 9” tall
Notes about pattern: Dishcloth can be resized by chaining in multiples of 2 + 5.
Row 1: With color A, ch 33, dc in 5th ch from hook, ch 1, sk next ch, *dc in next ch, ch 1* repeat between * * to last st, dc in last st. Switch to color B. Turn
Row 2: With Color B, ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in skipped ch from previous row (place dc in front of the ch 1 from the previous row) sc in next st (top of dc post from previous row),* repeat between * * to end. Switch to Color C. Turn.
Row 3: With Color C, ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1) sk next st, *dc in next st, ch 1, sk next st* repeat between * * to last st, dc in last st. Switch to Color A. Turn.
Row 4: With Color A, ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in skipped st from previous row placing dc in front of the ch 1 from the previous row, sc in next st* repeat between * * to end. Switch to color B.
Row 5 – 22 repeat rows 3 – 4 alternating colors A, B and C.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Row 1: Attach color A, ch 1, sc evenly around outside edge with 3 sc in each corner, sl st top of 1st st. Attach color C.
Row 2: ch 1, crab stitch evenly around outside edge of dishcloth, sl st to first st.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.