Cottage Magic Crochet Dishcloth

The Cottage Magic crochet dishcloth is filled with all of the detail of a textured check pattern without worrying about changing yarn color!

If you’re like me, you love crochet texture in your work and these new crochet washcloth designs are a great way to create something new and exciting for your kitchen decor.

This checkerboard pattern of puff stitches has two different border designs that mix and match to make a great gift set.

Let these dishcloths bring some crochet magic into your handmade world! Or check out our other dishcloth patterns.

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Cottage Magic Dishcloths Pattern below!

Crochet Dishcloth or Washcloth Free Pattern

Size:

Approximately 8 in x 8 in (20 cm x 20 cm)

Materials:

  • Crochet Dishcloth 1 – approximately 80 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Drops Paris cotton yarn used for cloths pictured.

  • Crochet Dishcloth 2 – approximately 85 yards worsted weight cotton yarn. Drops Paris cotton yarn 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, 14 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.

Cottage Crochet Gift Idea

Directions for Cottage Magic Crochet Dishcloth 1

Chain 31.

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. (30 stitches total)

Row 2:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 12 (Altered) Bean Stitches (see Special Stitches Section above) across row until last 3 stitches, half double crochet in last 3 stitches of row, turn. (12 beans total, 6 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 3 – 4:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (30 stitches total)

Rows 5 – 8:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 8 half double crochet stitches, 4 bean stitches, 3 half double crochet stitches, turn. (8 beans total, 14 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 9 – 12:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 11 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 11 half double crochet stitches, turn. (4 beans total, 22 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 13 – 16:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 8 half double crochet stitches, 4 bean stitches, 3 half double crochet stitches, turn. (8 beans total, 14 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 17 – 18:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (30 stitches total)

Row 19:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 12 bean stitches across row until last 3 stitches, half double crochet in last 3 stitches of row, turn. (12 beans total, 6 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 20:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row. (30 stitches total)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

Puff Stitch Textured Crochet Dishcloth Set

Directions for Cottage Magic Crochet Dishcloth 2

Chain 31.

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. (30 stitches total)

Row 2:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 11 stitches of row, 4 (Altered) Bean Stitches (see Special Stitches Section above), 11 half double crochet stitches, turn. (4 beans total, 22 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 3:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 12 bean stitches across row until last 3 stitches, half double crochet in last 3 stitches of row, turn. (12 beans total, 6 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 4:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (30 stitches total)

Rows 5 – 8:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 8 half double crochet stitches, 4 bean stitches, 3 half double crochet stitches, turn. (8 beans total, 14 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 9 – 12:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 11 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 11 half double crochet stitches, turn. (4 beans total, 22 half double crochet stitches total)

Rows 13 – 16:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 8 half double crochet stitches, 4 bean stitches, 3 half double crochet stitches, turn. (8 beans total, 14 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 17:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row, turn. (30 stitches total)

Row 18:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 3 stitches of row, 12 bean stitches across row until last 3 stitches, half double crochet in last 3 stitches of row, turn. (12 beans total, 6 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 19:

Chain 1, half double crochet in first 11 stitches of row, 4 bean stitches, 11 half double crochet stitches, turn. (4 beans total, 22 half double crochet stitches total)

Row 20:

Chain 1, half double crochet in each stitch of row. (30 stitches total)

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.