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Cotton Washcloth Crochet Pattern

“Waterlily Collection”

A pretty textured cotton washcloth reminiscent of the colors of waterlilies. Eco-friendly crochet pattern with durable cotton in a lovely striping pattern. It’s worked using a c2c like method but instead of working from corner to corner, it is worked across.

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Yarn Used:

Loops & Thread Cotton Colors in “Waterlily” {about 75 yds.) This yarn has since been discontinued. Any #4 cotton will work for this pattern. Ex. Lion Brand 24/7 cotton


Furls US H{5 mm} hook

Needle for weaving ends

Skill Level:

Advanced Beginner

Abbreviations Used: {US Terms}


sc=single crochet

dc=double crochet




ch-2 sp=chain 2 space

tch=turning chain


9″ x 9″

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Cotton Washcloth:

Row 1: Ch 31, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn [30]

Row 2: Ch 1, sk 1st st, (sc, ch 2, 4 dc) in next st, *sk next 3 sts, (sc, ch 2, 4 dc) in next st* rep from * until last 4 sts, sk 3 sts, sc in last st, turn

Row 3: Ch 3, 4 dc in same st, *(sc, ch 2, 4 dc) in ch-2 sp*, rep from * across, sc in tch, turn

Rows 4-16: Rep row 3. Turn at the end of row 16

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Working back across Row 16, you will work in the dc sts only and sk the ch-2 sp and sc sts. This will even out the bumps so you have a straight edge.

Row 1: Working in dc only, Ch 3, *dc next st, hdc next st, sc in next 2 sts, * rep between * across until you get to the end of the row, 3 sc in corner, sc evenly in the end of each row, 3 sc in 2nd corner, sc across the chs of row 1, 3 sc in 3rd corner, sc evenly in the end of each row up other side, 3 sc in final corner, sl st to 1st st to join

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with sl st in 1st st. Fasten off. Weave in ends.

Wet blocking is recommended to give the washcloth its square shape.

I hope you enjoyed making this cotton washcloth crochet pattern. This is the first installment in the “Waterlily Collection”. This easy, quick crochet pattern is an ideal make for craft fairs, housewarming gift, or spoil yourself with a set.

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This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. Kristen

    What a beautiful stitch pattern!! Well done!

  2. Nancy Smyth

    What a great pattern! So different than the usual sc or dc washcloth. And I love the colors! Will definitely be adding this to my To Make list for the winter.

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