Sunny Day Crochet Dishcloth

Sunny Day Crochet Dishcloth

Create this gorgeous dishcloth! The Sunny Day crochet dishcloth features the front post double crochet stitch and shell boarder to create a cute sun dishcloth, perfect for Summer! This project uses a size H hook and 100% cotton yarn (I used Lily Sugar’n Cream). Takes less than 1, 2 oz. skein! The finished dishcloth measures 8″ X 8″.

Materials:

100% cotton yarn

Hook size H

Blunt needle

Abbreviations:

ch- chain

fpdc- front post double crochet

dc- double crochet

sl st- slip stitch

st(s)- stitch(es)

Make magic circle, ch 2.

Row 1: dc 14 in circle, sl st to join (14).

Row 2: Ch 2, fpdc in each post around, sl st to join (14).

***you will now work in the round, place stitch marker here if you need to keep track of rows***

Row 3: *dc in next st, fpdc in next post,* repeat from * around.

Row 4: *dc in next 2 sts, fpdc in next post,* repeat from * around. 

Row 5: *dc in next 3 sts, fpdc,* repeat from * around.

Row 6: *dc in next 4 sts, fpdc,* repeat from * around.

Row 7: *dc in next 5 sts, fpdc,* repeat from * around.

Row 8: Skip 2 sts, 5 dc in next st, ch 1, *sk 4 sts, 5 dc in next st, ch 1*, repeat from * around. Skip 4 sts on last st and sl st into the 2nd stitch of the first shell you made. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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8 Comments

  1. Like the pattern. I got to the second row and it curls. Checked the following rows and do not see any increases. How does it lay flat. Am I missing something?

    • The increases happen between the fpdc posts. In Row 3 you sc once between them, row four sc twice between them, row 5 sc three times between them, row 6 sc 4 times between them and row 7 sc 5 times between the posts. As long as you make sure to sound the stitches between the post your dishcloth should increase and lay flat. Let me know if you have any other questions.

      • That is not in the pattern at all. I had the same issue – there are no increases in the pattern. Could you please update the pattern to show where the sc stitches are to be placed?

  2. Love the dishcloth and the matching coasters. Thanks from your fellow Michigander. (I’m in Flint). I just followed your site.

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