Crochet Pattern: Granny Square DishclothBy Rachel Choi – 13 Comments
|Crochet 4 little granny squares then sew them together to create this dishcloth. You can also use this dishcloth as a trivet or hot pad. There’s nothing like a handmade touch to brighten up your kitchen! Below are the instructions for crocheting each of the granny squares. Once you make four squares, use a yarn needle and sew them together. 100% cotton yarn is recommended for extra absorbency.
Finished Size: 6 3/4″ (17 cm) square
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 50 yards of color A, and small amount of color B and C)
Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm)
11 dc = 3’’
4 rows = 2’’
Gauge Swatch: 3’’w x 2’’h (7.5 cm x 5 cm) ch 13.
Row 1: dc in third ch from hook and in each ch across: 11 dc
Row 2 – 4: ch 2, turn, dc in each dc across: 11 dc
Crochet Pattern: Granny Square (make 4)
Round 1: with color A (blue in photo), ch 4, sl st in forth ch from hook forming a loop: 4 ch
Round 2: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc now and throughout), 2 dc in loop, ch 2, (3 dc in loop, ch 2) 3 times, sl st in top of beginning ch-3: 12 dc
Round 3: change to color B (white in photo), ch 3, turn, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-2 space, ch 2, (3 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-2 space, ch 2) 3 times, sl st in top of beginning ch-3: 24 dc
Round 4: change to color C (yellow in photo), ch 3, turn, 2 dc in next ch-2 space, (ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-2 space, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 space) 3 times, ch 2, 3 dc in next ch-2 space, ch 2, 3 dc in same ch-2 space, ch 2, sl st in top of beginning ch-3, finish off: 36 dc
Using photo as a guide, sew 4 granny squares together with a yarn needle.
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