Crochet Dishcloth Patterns – 2 Basin Hollow Sizes

The free Basin Hollow crochet dishcloth patterns – available in 2 sizes – are great for any cleaning task. Have fun picking out yarn colors to match your kitchen decor. You might be surprised how easy and fun they are to make.

This cute little crochet washcloth uses less than one skein of worsted cotton yarn and is the perfect project to brighten up a friend’s day or your own kitchen and bath.

The free pattern is provided below including the size, materials, and notes. An ad-free PDF version of the Basin Hollow Dishcloth Pattern is also available for you to purchase, download, and print out.

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Crochet Dishcloth Patterns below!

Size:
♥ Cloth 1 – 7.5 in x 7.5 in (19 cm x 19 cm)
♥ Cloth 2 – 8.5 in x 8.5 in (21 cm x 21 cm)

Materials:
♥ Cloth 1 – approximately 65 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran used for cloths pictured.
♥ Cloth 2 – approximately 85 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran used for cloths pictured.
♥ Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
♥ Tapestry needle
♥ Ribbon or raffia for hanging eggs

Skill Level: Easy

Gauge: In half double crochet, 15 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches

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Pattern Notes

The yarn used for these designs contains natural fiber and requires special laundering. Please read yarn labels and follow directions to maintain the life of your crochet work.

Special Stitches

Half Double Crochet in Bottom Loop of Foundation Chain:

Turn your foundation chain over and crochet in the row of single “bumps” or loops created on the bottom when you made the chain.

Altered Bean Stitch / Puff Stitch:

Insert hook in stitch, yarn over and pull through, *yarn over, insert hook in same stitch, pull through, repeat from * 2 more times, yarn over, pull through 8 loops on hook, chain 1 (to lock stitch). Skip 1 stitch immediately following bean stitch. This will equal 2 stitches in pattern.

Directions for Basin Hollow Crochet Dishcloths Pattern 1

Chain 29.

Row 1:

Half double crochet in bottom loop of foundation chain (see Special Stitches Section for instructions) in second chain from hook and continue to end of row, turn. 28 stitches total.

Row 2:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 2 stitches of row, Altered Bean Stitch (see Special Stitches Section above) across row until last 2 stitches in row, 2 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 4 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 3 – 5:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 20 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (2 beans total, 24 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 6:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 8 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet. (10 beans total, 8 half double crochet stitches total)

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Rows 7 – 9:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 12 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (4 beans total, 20 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 10:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 4 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (8 beans total, 12 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 11 – 13:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 12 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (4 beans total, 20 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 14:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 8 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (10 beans total, 8 half double crochet stitches total)

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Rows 15 – 17:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 20 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (2 beans total, 24 half double crochet stitches total)
Row 18:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 12 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 4 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 19:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (28 half double crochet stitches total)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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Directions for Basin Hollow Crochet Dishcloths Pattern 2

Chain 33.

Row 1:

Half double crochet in bottom loop of foundation chain (see Special Stitches Section for instructions) in second chain from hook and continue to end of row, turn. 32 stitches total.

Rows 2 – 3:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn.

Row 4:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 4 stitches of row, Altered Bean Stitch (see Special Stitches Section above) across row until last 4 stitches in row, 4 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 8 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 5 – 7:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 20 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (2 beans total, 28 half double crochet stitches total)

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Row 8:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 8 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (10 beans total, 12 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 9 – 11:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 12 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (4 beans total, 24 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 12:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 4 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (8 beans total, 16 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 13 – 15:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 12 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (4 beans total, 24 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 16:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, 8 bean stitches, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (10 beans total, 12 half double crochet stitches total)

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Rows 17 – 19:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 20 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (2 beans total, 28 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 20:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 12 bean stitches, 4 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 8 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 21 – 23:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (32 half double crochet stitches total)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

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