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Crochet Washcloth Pattern

Discover the art of creating your very own crochet washcloth with this easy-to-follow pattern. Dive into the world of crochet and learn how to make a practical and beautiful washcloth that you can use in your daily routine. This pattern will guide you through each step, from selecting the right yarn to mastering the basic crochet stitches needed to complete the project. With this crochet washcloth pattern, you can unleash your creativity and customize your washcloth to match your personal style and preferences. Whether you prefer a simple design or want to experiment with different colors and textures, this pattern provides you with the foundation to create a unique and handmade washcloth. Say goodbye to store-bought washcloths and hello to a one-of-a-kind creation that you can be proud of.

Materials for this washcloth pattern

Yarn – Any weight of yarn can be used. But a yarn with some percentages of cotton would be the best as it helps with absorbing liquids.

This prototype was made using Stylecraft Special DK, #3 light weight (50% Acrylic, 50% Cotton Blend, 322 yards/295m per 3.5 oz/100g skein)

1 Ball in any color of choice

Estimated Yardage

120 yards

  • Hook and other Materials
  • US size I (5.5 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Yarn needle


6 dc clusters over 9 rows = 10 cm square/4”

Adjust hook size if necessary, to obtain gauge.

Finished Measurement

13” by 10”

Pattern Notes

  1. Please kindly read through the pattern before starting.
  2. Similar #3 weight yarn can be substituted, please check gauge.
  3. Chains at the beginning of the rows counts as a stitch.

Difficulty level – Easy

Terms– US Terminology

Stitch Abbreviations

Chain(s) – ch(s)

Half double crochet – hdc

Double crochet 2 stitches together – dc2tog

Special Stitch = Dc cluster – (dc2tog, ch 1, dc2tog) in specified stitch.


  • Width – Can be made into whatever dimension you want (make starting chain a multiple of 3 + 2).
  • Length – Increase or decrease the number of repeats till desired length.

Instructions for the wash cloth

Chain 62

Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. 60 hdc.

Row 2: Ch 2, *skip next 2 sts, dc cluster in next st, rep from * to last 3 sts, skip next 2 sts, dc in last st, turn. 19 dc cluster, 2 dc.

Row 3: Ch 2, dc cluster in each ch 1 sp across, turn. 19 dc cluster, 2 dc.

Row 4 – 22: Repeat Row 3

Row 23: Ch 2, hdc in each ch st across, turn.60 hdc.

Handle – Chain 25, sl st to first ch.

Fasten off.

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