Crochet Cloth-Dishtowel Pattern

Crochet Cloth-Dishtowel Pattern – Pretty kitchen set, make in colours to match your decor or they would make a lovely house warming gift.

crochet cloth-dishtowel pattern

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Crocheted in an easy textured stitch, consisting of single crochet (dc for UK) and double crochet (tr for UK) stitches.

cloth-dishtowel

 I have crocheted several of these little sets and I am sure they will make great Christmas pressies!

The free crochet pattern in UK and USA format further down the page.

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Crochet Cloth-Dishtowel Pattern UK

Pattern Number CNC343

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS.      Right Side
ch.       Chain
dc.       Double Crochet
htr.      Half Treble Crochet

tr.        Treble Crochet
rpt.      Repeat

ss.        Slip Stitch
yrh.      Yarn Round Hook

tch.      Turning Chain

Dec.      Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2sc, yrh and draw through all loops.

Group.  (1sc, 2tr) in same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Approx Finished Size:
Dishcloth:        10 x 10 Inches

Dishtowel:       15 x 15 Inches (not including strap)

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

80 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in colour 1
60 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in each of the colours 2 & 3

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook, 1 medium button

TENSION – 5htr & 3 rows of pattern measures approx 1 inch

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cloth-dishtowel

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UK INSTRUCTIONS:

Dishtowel – With colour 1 make 62ch loosely, (RS) work 1htr into 3rd ch from hook, 1htr into each ch to end. Turn. (60htr + 2ch)

2nd Row – 1ch, (1dc, 2tr) into base of 2ch, * miss 2htr, (1dc, 2tr) into next htr, * rpt from * to * to last 2htr and 2tch, miss 2tr, 1dc into top of 2ch. Turn. Fasten off. (20 groups)

3rd Row – Join in colour 2, make 2ch, 1htr into base of 2ch, 1htr into each tr and dc to end. Turn.

4th Row – 1ch, (1dc, 2tr) into base of 2ch, * miss 2htr, (1dc, 2tr) into next htr, * rpt from * to * to last 3htr, miss 2tr, 1dc into last htr. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows in colour sequence as follows:-

Twice in colour 3, twice in colour 1.

# Twice in colour 2, twice in colour 3, twice in colour 1 #

Rpt from # to # five more times, making 44 rows worked in all from beginning.

Edging – Continue in colour 1, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr and dc to last dc, 3dc into last dc, work 50dc evenly into each row ends down first side of towel, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, 50dc evenly into row ends up second side of towel, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * 1dc into each dc down first side of towel, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom of towel, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc up second side of towel, 2dc into corner, * dec 1dc over next 2dc, (see abbrev) 1dc into each of next 2dc, * rpt * to * to end, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Top Shaping & Strap – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn. (49dc)

Fourth Row – (dec row) 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, * dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (33dc)

Fifth Row – (dec row) 1ch, miss first dc, * dec 1dc over each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (16dc)

Sixth & 7th Rows – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Eighth Row – 1ch, dec 1dc over first 2dc, * dec 1dc over next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (8dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 20 rows of 1dc into each dc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into next 2dc, make 2ch, miss 2dc, 1dc into each of last 3dc. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc and 2dc into 2ch space to end. Turn. (8dc)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, work 1 row of 1dc into each dc to end. Fasten off.

Cloth – With colour 1 make 42ch loosely, work 1htr into 3rd ch from hook, 1htr into each to end. Turn. (39htr + 2ch)

Next Row – 1ch, (1dc, 2tr) into base of 2ch, * miss 2htr, (1dc, 2tr) into next htr, * rpt from * to * to last 2htr and 2tch, miss 2tr, 1dc into top of 2ch. Turn. Fasten off. (13 groups)

Rpt # to # from dishtowel four more times, making 26 rows worked in all from beginning.

Edging – Continue in colour 1, work 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr and dc to last dc, 3dc into last dc, work 30dc evenly along into row ends down first side of cloth, 3dc into corner, work 1dc into each ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, work 30dc evenly along into row ends up second side of cloth, 1dc into corner, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch and working 3dc into the corners, work 1dc into each dc all around cloth to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn from cloth and dishtowel, attach button to correspond with buttonhole on dishtowel.

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USA format below:-

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crochet cloth-dishtowel pattern

Crochet Cloth-Dishtowel Pattern USA

Pattern Number CNC343

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS.        Right Side
ch.         Chain
sc.         Single Crochet
hdc.       Half Double Crochet

dc.         Double Crochet
rpt.        Repeat

sl st.      Slip Stitch
yo.         Yarn Over
tch.        Turning Chain

Dec.       Decrease
Pull up loop from each of next 2sc, yo and draw through all loops.

Group.   (1sc, 2dc) in same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Approx Finished Size:
Dishcloth:        10 x 10 Inches

Dishtowel:       15 x 15 Inches (not including strap)

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

80 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in color 1
60 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in each of the colors 2 & 3

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3 cotton

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook, 1 medium button

GAUGE – 5hdc & 3 rows of pattern measures approx 1 inch

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USA INSTRUCTIONS:

Dishtowel – With color 1 ch62 loosely, (RS) work 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1hdc in each ch to end. Turn. (60hdc + ch2)

2nd Row – ch1, (1sc, 2dc) in base of ch2, * skip 2hdc, (1sc, 2dc) in next hdc, * rpt from * to * to last 2hdc and 2tch, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of ch2. Turn. Fasten off. (20 groups)

3rd Row – Join in color 2, ch2, 1hdc in base of ch2, 1hdc in each dc and sc to end. Turn.

4th Row – ch1, (1sc, 2dc) in base of ch2, * skip 2hdc, (1sc, 2dc) in next hdc, * rpt from * to * to last 3hdc, skip 2dc, 1sc in last hdc. Turn. Fasten off.

Rpt 3rd & 4th Rows in color sequence as follows:-

Twice in color 3, twice in color 1.

# Twice in color 2, twice in color 3, twice in color 1 #

Rpt from # to # five more times, making 44 rows worked in all from beginning.

Edging – Continue in color 1, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc and sc to last sc, 3sc in last sc, work 50sc evenly in each row ends down first side of towel, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, 50sc evenly in row ends up second side of towel, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Second Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * 1sc in each sc down first side of towel, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along bottom of towel, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc up second side of towel, 2sc in corner, * dec 1sc over next 2sc, (see abbrev) 1sc in each of next 2sc, * rpt * to * to end, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Top Shaping & Strap – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn. (49sc)

Fourth Row – (dec row) ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (33sc)

Fifth Row – (dec row) ch1, skip first sc, * dec 1sc over each of next 2sc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (16sc)

Sixth & 7th Rows – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

Eighth Row – ch1, dec 1sc over first 2sc, * dec 1sc over next 2sc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn. (8sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 20 rows of 1sc in each sc to end. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in next 2sc, ch2, skip 2sc, 1sc in each of last 3sc. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc and 2sc in ch2 space to end. Turn. (8sc)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, work 1 row of 1sc in each sc to end. Fasten off.

Cloth – With color 1 ch42 loosely, work 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1hdc in each to end. Turn. (39hdc + ch2)

Next Row – ch1, (1sc, 2dc) in base of ch2, * skip 2hdc, (1sc, 2dc) in next hdc, * rpt from * to * to last 2hdc and 2tch, skip 2dc, 1sc in top of ch2. Turn. Fasten off. (13 groups)

Rpt # to # from dishtowel four more times, making 26 rows worked in all from beginning.

Edging – Continue in color 1, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc and sc to last sc, 3sc in last sc, work 30sc evenly along in row ends down first side of cloth, 3sc in corner, work 1sc in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, work 30sc evenly along in row ends up second side of cloth, 1sc in corner, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1 and working 3sc in the corners, work 1sc in each sc all around cloth to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn from cloth and dishtowel, attach button to correspond with buttonhole on dishtowel.

crochet cloth-dishtowel pattern

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