Cottage Life DIY Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

With warm summer temperatures just around the corner, it’s time to plan for small crochet projects. Something like say, a DIY crochet dishcloth just the right size to pack next to your beach towel and sunscreen.

Or while enjoying a family campfire, what better time to create a few crochet washcloths for use around your campsite.

It’s time to break out the cotton yarn and create some beautiful crochet cloths this summer!

The Cottage Life dishcloth pattern design includes just the right amount of puff stitches in the center to give the fabric substance for scrubbing if needed. This washcloth has one design, but includes instructions to make two different sizes.

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The free pattern is provided below including the size, materials, and notes. An ad-free PDF version of the Cottage Row Puff Stitch Dishcloths Pattern is also available for you to purchase, download, and print out.

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Cottage Life DIY Crochet Dishcloth Pattern below!

Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern Puff Stitch Texture

Size:

  • Cloth 1 – 7.25 in x 7 in (18 cm x 18 cm)
  • Cloth 2 – 8.5 in x 8.5 in (21 cm x 21 cm)

Materials:

  • Cloth 1 – approximately 70 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Paintbox Cotton Aran used for cloths pictured.
  • Cloth 2 – approximately 80 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Paintbox Cotton Aran used for cloths pictured.
  • Crochet hook size H/8 (5.0mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Skill Level: Easy

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

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, yarn over and 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.

Easy DIY Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

Directions for the Cottage Life Dishcloth 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, 12 (Altered) Bean Stitches (see Special Stitches Section above) across row until last 2 stitches, 2 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 4 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 3 – 4:

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 5:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 6 half double crochet, 4 bean stitches, 6 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (6 beans total, 16 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 6:

Chain 1, 2 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, 6 bean stitches, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 2 half double crochet, turn. (8 beans total, 12 half double crochet stitches total)

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Rows 7 – 15:

Alternate Rows 5 and 6 for number of rows indicated.

Rows 16 – 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. (28 half double crochet stitches total)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

DIY Crochet Dishcloth Cottage Life Pattern

Directions for the Cottage Life Dishcloth 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, 12 (Altered) Bean Stitches (see Special Stitches Section above) across row until last 4 stitches, 4 half double crochet, turn. (12 beans total, 8 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 5 – 6:

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 7:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 6 half double crochet, 4 bean stitches, 6 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (6 beans total, 20 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 8:

Chain 1, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, 6 bean stitches, 4 half double crochet, 1 bean stitch, 4 half double crochet, turn. (8 beans total, 16 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 9 – 17:

Alternate Rows 7 and 8 for number of rows indicated.

Rows 18 – 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.