Free Crochet Pattern: Surface Cleaning ClothBy Rachel Choi – 16 Comments
|I don’t know why I keep calling crocheted dishcloths, dishcloths, because I rarely ever use them as dishcloths. I find that these cloths are great at cleaning surfaces such as counter tops, microwaves, stoves and any other surface that may be messy. I decided to design a “surface cleaning cloth” that is meant to be narrow (a little wider than the size of person’s palm) to make it easy to move around, and long so that it can be folder over a couple times so that your don’t have to keep running to the sink to rinse it off. This pattern uses the same ridges as my previous crocheted dishcloth with ridges since it is more scrubbie than a non-textured cloth and is great at picking up crumbs! The strap on top is great for hanging your cloth to dry, whether it’s on a hook or on your refrigerator door handle, as the cloth can be pulled through the strap to form a loop on your handle.
Finished Size: 4 1/2″ (11.5 cm) wide, 12″ (30.5 cm) tall (not including strap)
Crochet Pattern: Cleaning Cloth
Note: all stitches are crocheted in back loop only unless otherwise indicated
Row 1: ch 19, sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across: 18 sc
Row 2 – 47: ch 1, turn, sc in each sc aross: 18 sc
Note: stitches are crocheted in both loops for the rest of the pattern
Row 48: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, ch 25, skip next 16 sc, sc in last sc: 2 sc
Row 49: ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, 30 sc in ch-25 space, sc in last sc, finish off
If you need help crocheting this cleaning cloth, let me know and I’ll be glad to help!