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12 Knitted Dishcloth Patterns

These free knitted dishcloth patterns are to die for.

By: Julia Litz, Editor,
Simple Dishcloths

You might think that knit dishcloth patterns are a waste of time. After all, you use them to clean dirty dishes - not very glamorous. However, these 12 Knitted Dishcloth Patterns are gorgeous and look great with your other kitchen decor items. These free dishcloth knitting patterns are varied and unique - you won't find two patterns that look anywhere near the same.

Dishcloths are a great option for beginning knitters or anyone who wants to make something in one night. Often, these projects only require one skein of yarn, so you can make a dishcloth anywhere. You can even incorporate fun motifs and unexpected stitched into your dishcloth designs. Incorporate your brand new dishcloths into your kitchen and transform it into the best room in your house. Once you start working on these free knitted dishcloth patterns, you'll want to begin creating a ton of other knit projects for the kitchen.

Knit Dishcloth Patterns

Easy Knitting Projects

Basic Cotton Dishcloth
  • Basic Cotton DishclothUse cotton yarn to create practical and attractive free dishcloth knitting patterns like this one. Homemade dishcloths and kitchen knitting patterns hold up better and bring personality to your home. To get started, all you need is one ball of washable cotton yarn.
  • Simple DishclothsKnit dishcloth patterns make great last-minute gifts. A convenient hanging loop is included in the instructions for this dishcloth knitting pattern, so you can hang it anywhere un your kitchen.
  • Nifty Knitted DishclothIf you're ready to try your hand at knitted dishcloth patterns, this is a great project to try. Whether you're getting reacquainted with knitting or simply want a therapeutic, easy craft, this project is perfect for you. You'll not only have fun with this knit dishcloth pattern, but you'll have a functional addition to your kitchen.
  • Cotton Stripes Knit DishclothTake a chance and work on free dishcloth knitting patterns right this second. This easy-to-make dishcloth is a great knitting pattern for beginners as you won't have to switch balls of yarn. The cotton yarn is easy to work and washable, so you'll have a great time working on this project.
  • Mitered Knit DishclothNatural cotton yarn matches every kind of decor, making it a great gift. The design is perfect for beginners or anyone who loves easy knitting projects.
  • Two Sides Knit DishclothThis dishcloth has two sides and is reversible! One side has a knobbly texture and the other shows the slipped stitches that make this dishcloth really thick.

Editor's Picks: Knit Dishcloth Patterns

Feathered Dishcloth
  • Ridged or Waffle DishclothUse knitted dishcloth patterns like this one to create a ridged or a waffle dishcloth. The raised texture on the dishcloth will help in cleaning dishes. Dishcloths make great knitting patterns for beginners, so be sure to start on this project today.
  • Pink Flamingo DishclothIf you look at this project for a few seconds, a flamingo begins to emerge. Create a cool optical illusion using only stitches - it's easier than you think. If you think that free knitting patterns like this one are boring or not challenging enough, think again. Free dishcloth knitting patterns are a great place for beginners to start.
  • Tulip DishclothThis easy knit dishcloth pattern creates a lovely yellow kitchen accent with a tulip motif. Or, knit this textured dishcloth in any bright yarn color to match your kitchen decor. No matter what, you can rest assured that you're working on one of the best knitted dishcloth patterns around.
  • Feathered DishclothWho doesn't love the look of knitted dishcloth patterns? Create one for yourself and give one as a gift - you can make them both in a single weekend.
  • Doily Style DishclothYou probably wouldn't put "free dishcloth knitting patterns" and "pretty" in the same sentence. Well, think again, because this is a really cool knit dishcloth pattern. Get that dainty doily look with a dishcloth. Wash your dishes with beauty.
  • Unbelievably Easy Knit Dishcloth PatternThis is an awesome knitting project that you can whip up and use in one night! The colorful and unique pattern on this DIY dishcloth will easily make it one of your favorite dishcloth patterns.

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I really like the idea of crochet dish cloths. My church sells them at our church bazaar during the holiday season and I always make sure I buy several to last me through until the next year. But with this pattern now I can not only crochet some for myself, I can now crochet some for our church bazaar. I do love this site and all it offers.


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