Category Archives: 52 weeks of dishcloths

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Free Crochet Dishcloth Pattern: Cabled Spa Cloth

I've been knitting much longer than I have been crocheting and when I started out, I was facinated by crochet cables - I never knew you could cable in crochet. Cables are one of my favorite looks to any project so I am pretty excited that I now have small project to test my crochet skills - Beth Major's Cabled Spa Cloth!

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Fishbones Dishcloth

Textured patterns always make great dishcloths - and this week's free pattern might be my favorite!  Check out the Fishbones Dishcloth by Marjorie Dussaud.

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Bung Gudneau Dishcloth

This week's free dishcloth pattern is Allyson Dykhuizen's Bung Gudneau and it has a great little addition - a hanging loop! Such a fun idea and so handy.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide – Dishcloth Edition!

Mother's Day is coming up and I love to put together packages for my mom.  She's a knitter and a crocheter, so that makes my life a lot easier! Lately, she's been into knitting and crocheting dishcloths; I've sent a few patterns from our 52 Weeks of Dishcloth series over the past year, but since she prefers books to printouts, our printed collection is the perfect start.

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The Petticoat Dishcloth

In case you missed it, the latest installment of our 52 Weeks of Dishcloths is the Petticoat Dishcloth pattern! This fun and free knitting pattern features ruffles to create layers of texture - perfect for scrubbing and cleaning. And because it is a layered design, it's perfect for using up odds and ends of sport or DK weight yarns. The Petticoat Dishcloth

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Bicolor Tweed: Free Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Marjorie Dussaud has created this week's handsome free dishcloth pattern: the Bicolor Tweed Dishcloth. I'm smitten with this combination of stripes and textured slip stitches, perfect for rugged session of dish-duty! Dussaud notes that this pattern is great for beginners because it's an easy stitch repeat for a big effect. I have this particular pattern ear-marked as a quick stash busting project, ideal for featuring striped sections of yarn from previous projects!

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Free Pattern: Granny’s Rainbow Dishcloth

We are officially a quarter of the way through our 52 Weeks of Dishcloths program! Have you been following along this year for 2015? We are so excited to have some of our favorite independent designers create these fun freebie patterns for us. This week's free pattern, Granny's Rainbow Dishcloth, comes from designer Beth Major - she designed a classic granny square with a colorful rainbow twist that works up quickly and is great for using up those yarn odds and ends. It's also a great pattern if you are new crochet and want some instant gratification.

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Dishcloth Remix: Bear & Pig Shoulder Bag

We've had such fun in our blog series "Dishcloth Remix", where we've re-purposed our popular 2014 dishcloths, available in our book 52 Weeks of Dishcloths: A Knit Picks Kitchen Spectacular. We've made a coaster and trivet set, a rug, a pencil or accessories bag, and a bread cloth. In our final installment in the series, we turned Emily's Some Pig  and Bear With Me dishcloths into an adorable shoulder bag perfect for your wallet and keys, or your crafting projects! To make the bag, we knit up the Pig Dishcloth

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