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Crochet “Two Steps Forward” Dishcloth

Create your very own «Two Steps Forward» dishcloth using the art of crochet. This pattern is perfect for beginners looking to practice their skills and create a functional item for their kitchen. With just a few simple stitches, you can make a beautiful dishcloth that will add a touch of handmade charm to your home. Choose your favorite colors of yarn to customize the dishcloth to match your kitchen decor or make a set to give as a thoughtful gift to friends and family.

Skill: Easy

Size: About 10” square.

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:

Multicolor – 2 oz, 100 yd (60 g, 92 m)

Crochet Hook: Size I-9 (5.50 mm)

Gauge:5 sc = 2″, 1 pattern group (1 row dc, 2 rows sc) = 2″.


When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.


Row 1: (Right Side) Ch 27, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across. (26 sc)

Row 2: Ch 3, turn, skip next sc, dc in next 2 sc, dc in skipped sc, * skip next sc, dc in next 2 sc, dc in skipped sc; rep from * across to last sc, dc in last sc.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each dc across. (26 sc)

Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across. (26 sc)

Rows 5-19: Rep Rows 2-4 five times.

Rows 20-21: Rep Rows 2-3 once. DO NOT FINISH OFF.


Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, 3 sc in first sc, (sc in next sc) across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc (corner), * working in sides of rows, work sc in sc rows and 2 sc in dc rows *; working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, (sc in next ch) across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to *; join with sl st to first sc.

Rnd 2: Sl st to corner sc, (ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (picot), sc in next 3 sc) around; join. Finish off and weave in ends.

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