Free Crochet Dishcloth Pattern – ZigZag
I love making dishcloths. There’s something so appealing, after going through the months-long process of making and piecing an afghan together, to just start a project and finish it up within a few hours. Hence, my many dishcloths.
I’m a little picky when it comes to them, though, because I’ve decided that I don’t really prefer dishcloths with a lot of big holes. I like more of a solid fabric, but I also like a little bit of character to it as well. So this one, with bright contrasting zigzag colors, yet a generally solid surface is perfect.
This dishcloth pattern looks complicated, but it’s incredibly simple – and great for beginning and experienced crocheters alike. It’s basically just one stitch (a V-stitch) over and over again. Weaving in all the ends is a drag, I’ll admit, but I save them for the end of the night when the kids are in bed, and then put a good show on Netflix and weave them all in then. It takes the monotony out of it.
So here you are, enjoy this free crochet dishcloth pattern!
To make this, I used a G (4.25mm) hook and worsted-weight cotton yarn.
Row 1: dc in 6th chain from hook. Chain 1, dc in the same stitch (V-stitch made). Skip 2, V-stitch in next. Continue across. In last stitch, make 1 dc. Finish off. Do not turn.
Row 2: Join yarn in stitch immediately before first stitch in V-stitch below. Chain 3. V-stitch in ch-1 space of V-stitch below. Continue across. In last stitch, make 1 dc. Finish off. Do not turn
Rows 3-15: Repeat row 2. Finish off. Weave in ends.
That’s it! Then these lovelies are ready to be used for whatever purpose you use your dishcloths for – cleaning, in place of facecloths, or as homemade gifts for the upcoming holidays (which are coming much too quickly, I might add…)
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~ Mellie ★