FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns

Various crochet washcloth images in a collage to introduce the round-up of free crochet patterns - various stitches and colors used for each cloth

FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns!

Here is a list of 20 FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns! These projects may also be known as “spa cloths” or “dishcloths”. All are made out of cotton yarn with a variety of crochet stitches. These crochet cloths make wonderful teacher gifts this time of year! I have been a teacher for many years and always love to receive handmade gifts like these crochet washcloths from my students and their families. You can pair them with some handmade soap or a small bottle of special lotion for a thoughtful gift. Plus, the cotton yarn gets softer and softer with each washing!

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Stitches Used in the FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns

You’ll find crochet washcloth patterns for all skill levels which means you’ll see a variety of stitch patterns from beginner to intermediate in these projects. I love how you can make a washcloth as a beginner even with the most basic of stitches. Many stitches can also be done in easy variations to create unique texture which is great for using these projects as dishcloths in the kitchen! For most of these patterns you’ll need to know these stitches: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet.

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For each of the FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns you’ll see a photo and be able to read a little bit about the project. You’ll also see who designed the pattern, which yarn they used (with an affiliate link of where to purchase) and where you can find the FREE crochet pattern. I encourage you to visit the blog with your favorite crochet washcloth pattern – by doing so you are supporting crochet bloggers and helping us all to offer free patterns like these. Thank you for your support!

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Let’s get started on the Round-Up of 20 FREE Crochet Washcloth Patterns!

1. Lined Simplicity Cloth

3 crochet washcloths folded and laying on top of each other in blue, tan and pink laying on a wooden round try with a plant and brushes nearby

This crochet washcloth pattern has a neat stitching pattern and is very beginner-friendly. It could be made with whatever colors you choose and would work well as a dishcloth as well.

Designer: Daisy Cottage Designs

Yarn: Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton Yarn

Click here for this free crochet cloth pattern

2. Farmhouse Dishcloths

3 crochet dishcloths laying on top of each other on a white wooden background made in gray, white and green

This crochet dishcloth is very simple to whip up and the hangers are so practical, always right where you need them! Of course, this can be used as a washcloth as well. The great texture is created using a simple variation of the single crochet stitch.

Designer: Crochet Dreamz

Yarn: Lily Sugar N’ Cream

Click here to get this FREE crochet washcloth pattern

3. Textured Washcloths

2 crochet washcloths folded twice on a white surface with a shell nearby

These textured crochet washcloths would be great for scrubbing and drying dishes. The stitching pattern is super easy to make with slip stitches and half double crochets – one of my favorite stitch combinations!

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn: Any Worsted Weight Yarn

Click here to see the crochet pattern

4. Even Moss Stitch Dishcloth

Textured purple and green crochet washcloths

This crochet dishcloth uses the same stitch as the previous cloth but includes a few other rows of just single crochet to give it a different look. Working this stitch combination on every row gives you great texture on both sides of the washcloth.

Designer: First The Coffee

Yarn: Lily’s Sugar N’ Cream

Click here to see this crochet washcloth pattern

5. Picking Posies Washcloth

Green, pink and purple lacy dishcloths crocheted with an openwork stitch

I love these crochet washcloths. They are so unique and pretty. They could be made with an endless amount of color combinations to match your home.

Designer: Sweet Potato Crochet Creations

Yarn: Cascade Ultra Pima

Click here to see this crochet pattern

6. Basket Weave Stitch Washcloth

Green basket weave crochet washcloth with a bottle of soap nearby on a white wooden background

This crochet washcloth uses the basket weave stitch which gives it a neat texture. The basket weave stitch uses post stitches so I would classify this as an intermediate project. The good thing is that once you get the hang of this stitch, it works up quickly!

Designer: Meg Made With Love

Yarn: Peaches & Creme

Click here for this FREE crochet washcloth pattern

7. Crochet Washcloth

3 crochet dishcloths in blue, white and yellow on a brown wooden background

This crochet washcloth is an easy project to whip up and has a cute raised stitch look that would be especially good as a dishcloth. By combining crochet stitches of various heights you can create this texture very easily!

Designer: Crochet Dreamz

Yarn: Lily Sugar N’ Cream

Click here to see this free pattern

8. Single Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Light rose colored crochet washcloth on a white surface with a blue crochet hook

This easy crochet dishcloth pattern is made with just one simple stitch – the single crochet which makes it extremely easy and beginner-friendly. I love the simple border on the cloth as well – it is made with double crochet stitches and chain 1 spaces – also beginner-friendly.

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn: Any 100% Cotton Medium Worsted Weight Yarn

Click here for this free crochet washcloth pattern

9. Beginner Easy Crochet Washcloth

Light blue crochet dishcloth with close up of stitches and a brown crochet hook

This beginner-friendly pattern is made up of easy and pretty stitches (single crochets and half double crochets) and would make a great washcloth for your home or for a friend.

Designer: Easy Crochet

Yarn: Premier Home Yarn

Click here to see this pattern

10. Waffle Crochet Dishcloth

Off white crochet washcloth with textured stitches that look like an edible waffle

I think the waffle stitch is such a cool stitch and what better place to use it than in a kitchen dishcloth – so creative and adorable! It’s easy to make the stitch with double crochets and post stitches. 🙂

Designer: Chip Flory

Yarn: Any Cotton Yarn

Click here to see the free Waffle Crochet Dishcloth pattern

11. Herringbone Half Double Crochet Washcloth

Green and white striped washcloth with soap and a pink folded washcloth on a white surface

This crochet washcloth uses the herringbone stitch. The herringbone stitch is easy to make just by changing how you make each double crochet stitch! I love the look of these cloths and how they are both practical and pretty!

Designer: My Crochet Space

Yarn: Any worsted weight cotton yarn

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12. Coral Raised Waves Cotton

A peach and multi-colored dishcloth with wavy textured stitches on a wooden background

I love the raised wave texture of these crochet dishcloths! The unique stitching pattern gives it a one of a kind look that would be the perfect addition to your kitchen or bathroom!

Designer: A More Crafty Life

Yarn: Lily Sugar N’ Cream

Click here to see the free crochet washcloth pattern

13. Spiked Crochet Cotton Dishcloth

A blue crochet washcloth on a wooden background with a shaving brush

This crochet dishcloth has a very intricate looking stitching pattern which gives it a standout look that is sure to make your kitchen a little brighter! Even though it looks challenging, it is actually fairly simple to create by working your double crochet stitches into 2 rows below. This designer provides several step-by-step photos to help you be successful.

Designer: First The Coffee

Yarn: Lily Sugar N’ Cream

Click here to see the Spiked Crochet Cotton Dishcloth pattern

14. Easy Round Crochet Dishcloth

3 round crochet dishcloths made in white and yellow with a wooden sppon on top on a wooden background

Round dishcloths aren’t very common but I love the look of these! They are extremely easy to whip up. If you sew 2 together they could also be used as a hot pad which is so practical!

Designer: Stitching Together

Yarn: Hobby Lobby I Love This Cotton

Click here to see this round crochet washcloth pattern

15. Easy Seashells Free Crochet Dishcloth

3-color dishcloths crocheted with an alternating shell stitch on a white background in blues and grays

These seashell crocheted dishcloths are quick to make! They have a pretty beachy look that is sure to brighten up your home or your friend’s…they’d make great gifts!

Designer: Sustain My Craft Habit

Yarn: Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton

Click here for this pattern

16. Almond Ridges Cloth

Green textured crochet washcloth in a brown bowl on a wooden background

This crochet washcloth has an eye-catching texture that is simple to create with half double crochets and slip stitches. It’s good to have a lot of texture in your washcloths and dishcloths – the texture helps you clean better and holds the soap well!

Designer: Heart Hook Home

Yarn: Dishie Cotton Yarn

Click here to see this crochet washcloth pattern

17. Basin Hollow Dishcloth

Pastel colored dishcloths with puff stitches to create areas of texture

This crochet dishcloth is made with fairly simple stitches and I just love the sweet springy look it has! The texture is in blossom-like shapes made with puff stitches.

Designer: Crochet Life

Yarn: Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran

Click here to see this pattern

18. Ferris Wheel Dishcloth

Round crochet dishcloth on a blue background with a lacy edging

Here is another round crocheted dishcloth that would also make a great hot pad! I love the dainty and lacey look this one has.

Designer: Grandma Duck Designs

Yarn: Any Cotton Yarn

Click here to see this round crochet washcloth pattern

19. Two-Sided Scrubby Dishcloth

Blue, pink and white dishcloth in a sink with the rough side facing out

A crocheted scrubby dishcloth is the perfect addition to your kitchen especially one that has 2 different sides! This designer combined the softness of regular cotton yarn with the roughness of scrubby yarn into one washcloth. Plus, the stitch pattern creates a simple texture.

Designer: Heart Hook Home

Yarn: Lily Sugar N’ Cream & Red Heart Scrubby

Click here to see this pattern

20. Simple Scallop Spa Cloth

White simple textured crochet washcloth on a brown wooden background with a bar of soap and plant

This easy crochet washcloth has a pretty textured scallop pattern that uses mainly half double crochet stitches. Pair this with a handmade soap and you have the perfect gift for your favorite teacher or special friend!

Designer: Yours truly, Celtic Knot Crochet 😉

Yarn: Premier Home Cotton yarn

Click here to see this pattern

20 FREE Crochet Washcloth (or Dishcloth) Patterns!

So, there you have it – 20 FREE Crochet Washcloth patterns! I hope you found a few you would like to make. I think washcloths and dishcloths are one of the most relaxing projects to crochet. Plus, you can finish it in one evening while learning a new stitch or technique.

Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below – I would love to hear your thoughts!

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Thank you for stopping by – Happy crocheting!

Jennifer

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