I have always loved a good crocheted dishcloth! My grandma used to make them and our house always had plenty. I found the one thing I was needing was a bit of scrubbing power. I am happy to share with you the Somerside Dishcloth pattern!
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The Somerside Dishcloth uses linked stitches to create a nice dense fabric prefect for washing dishes. The addition of the scrubby cotton border gives an added boost of cleaning power for those tough spots!
This pattern is an easy one-row repeat that works up quickly, it’s beginner friendly and has lovely texture.
My testers did amazing and some beauty results! Check them out…
Somerside Dishcloth – Free Pattern
- Approx. 64 yards of worsted weight cotton, I used *Lily Sugar’n Cream and *Bernat Handicrafter cotton
- Approx. 20 yds of scrubby yarn, I used *Red Heart Scrubby Cotton
- US size H/10 (5.0mm) crochet hook. I used my fave *Furls Odyssey hooks
- Scissors – These are my fave *scissors!
- Yarn Needle – I use these *Clover needles.
14 stitches x 9 rows LHDC = 2″. Gauge not critical.
Finished dimensions laid flat: 9.5″ wide x 9.5″ high
- US Terminology
- All CH 1 do not count as a stitch
- CH – Chain
- HDC – Half Double Crochet
- LHDC – Linked Half Double Crochet
- SLST – Slip Stitch
- ST(S) – Stitch(es)
Linked Half DOuble Crochet (LHDC): Written Instructions: Insert hook into single diagonal thread at left-hand side of previous st, yo, pull up a loop, insert hook into next st, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.
Somerside Dishcloth Pattern
With regular cotton: CH 31
Row 1: HDC in 2nd CH from the hook, LHDC in each st across, ch1, turn (29 LHDC, 1 HDC).
Row 2: HDC in 1st ST, LHDC in each ST across, ch1, turn (29 LHDC, 1 HDC).
Row 3-19: Repeat Row 2
Row 20: HDC in 1st ST, LHDC in each ST across, tie off (29 LHDC, 1 HDC).
With scrubby yarn:
Rnd 1: Join scrubby yarn to edge of dishcloth, HDC evenly around entire cloth. Be sure to make 2HDC in each corner, join with SLST to first HDC, tie off. (120-130 HDC).
Weave in all ends, and you’re done!
I hope you enjoy your Somerside Dishcloth!!
There you have it! Your very own Somerside Dishcloth
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