The Learn to Crochet – Dishcloth written pattern can be used with the video tutorial on the “Handmade by Stacy J” YouTube channel. It‘s a beginner friendly pattern that uses only 2 stitches: single crochet & double crochet. 

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Materials needed:

  • Lily Sugar‘n Cream (100% Cotton, Medium 4 weight) 75 yards in the color Sage Green
  • Size H / 5mm Crochet hook
  • 2.5” / 65mm pom pom maker
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle


8.75“ x 8.5“ / each 4 row pattern repeat measures 1.5“ tall


Pattern is written in US terms

Stitches / Abbreviations used:

Chain (ch)

Single Crochet (sc)

Double crochet (dc) 

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  • Ch 1 at the beginning of a sc row does not count as a stitch.

Directions for the Learn to Crochet – Dishcloth:

1: Chain 31. In second ch from hook, work 1 sc; work 1 sc in ea ch across, turn (30 sc).

2: Ch 1, work 1 sc in ea stitch across, turn (30 sc).

3 & 4: Repeat step 2 twice more.

5: Ch 3 (counts as dc), work 1 dc in ea st across, turn (30 dc).

Repeat steps 2 – 5 four more times

Repeat step 2 four more times.


Ch 1, *work 1 sc in ea st working across top row; work [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in corner st, work 1 sc in each row across edge; work [1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc] in corner st; Rep * to the last corner. Work 1 sc, ch 1 in stitch where first sc is located, join with slip stitch to top of first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Alternate Border:

As seen on the video tutorial

Work border as instructed above, but when working on the edge that has the rows, instead of working 1 sc in each row across, work

1 sc in ea sc row and 1 dc in the 2nd stitch down on the dc rows. 

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Have fun with this and please tag me on social media @handmadebystacyj and #handmadebystacyj – I’d love to see your makes!

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