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Today I have a new crochet washcloth pattern for you! You are going to love the stitch pattern and the texture that it creates!
I just love a good wash cloth and not too long ago when I came across this stitch pattern called the crunch stitch, I knew that it would make the perfect crochet washcloth.
The crunch stitch is a simple pattern made up of single crochet stitches and slip stitches. Because it is worked using these shorter stitches the fabric created is quite dense and sturdy. It creates a mini texture, and one that is tough!
What do you think?
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I just love the design it creates! So this crochet washcloth is simple. The pattern is worked in rows, and once the fabric is the desired length I simply added a single crochet edging.
I have done several other washcloths in the past, one of my other favourites can be found here: Easy Herringbone Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern
Medium Weight Crochet Cotton:
I used the Bernat Handicrafter Cotton by Yarnspirations for my project, however you may use any worsted weight 100% crochet cotton of your choice. Along with the yarn I used a 5 mm crochet hook.
Following the written pattern below you will find a complete video tutorial. While watching, please don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel and be sure to connect on social media. Signing up for my regular newsletter (you’ll find the sign up box to the right on your desktop or below if on mobile) is a great way to receive updates about new crochet patterns and freebies!
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In a Crunch Washcloth:
Skill Level: Beginner
Gauge: 16 sts x 23 rows = 4 inches
Finished Size: Approximately 7.5 x 7.5 inches
Yarn: Approximately 60 yards of your favourite worsted (Medium/#4) crochet cotton. In the photos I’m using a Bernat Handicrafter Cotton (100% Cotton, 1.75 oz/50 g; 80 yds/73 m; #4 medium weight) colours Off White, Warm Brown and Blueberry
Hook: 5 mm (US H/8) Crochet Hook (Im using a Wooden Streamline hook in Ebony by Furls Crochet. BUY IT NOW)
Notions: Yarn Needle Ch – Chain
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Lp – loop
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl st – Slip stitch
Sp – space
Yo – Yarn over
- Pattern is written in American English terms.
- Pattern is worked in rows.
- Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as a Sc.
- Weave in ends as needed
Free Crochet Pattern:
Row 1: Sc in the 2nd ch from hook, * sl st in the next st, sc in the next st; Rpt from * across to last st, sl st in the last st, ch 1, turn. (30 sts)
Row 2: Sc in the first st, * sl st in the next st, sc in the next st; Rpt from * across to last st, sl st in the last st, ch 1, turn. (30 sts)
Rows 3-40: Rpt row 2. Do not fasten off.
NOTE: Don’t be afraid to play with colour! Simply change colour at the end of any row!
Rnd 1: Sc in each st across, work 3 sc in the corner st, evenly work 20 sc along rough edge, work 3 sc in the corner st, sc in each st across, evenly work 20 sc along the rough edge, work 2 sc in the final corner st. Join with a sl st in the first st.
Fasten off. Weave in ends.