The written pattern for the Basketweave Dishcloth can be used with the video tutorial on the “Handmade by Stacy J” YouTube channel. This stitch is a modified basket weave that features large blocks and is a beginner friendly knit pattern that only uses Knit and Purl. Enjoy!

Tutorial available on YouTube at:
At the bottom of this post, you will find a chart and checklist.

Difficulty level:

Easy / Beginner


11” x 10” / Gauge isn’t critical

Stitches used:

Knit (k) & Purl (p)

Materials Needed:

Peaches & Cream yarn (100% Cotton, Medium 4 weight) 80 yards
Size 7 (4.50 mm) Knitting Needles
2 stitch markers (optional for garter edge)
Tapestry needle and scissors

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Note: Pattern length can be adjusted by continuing to do more repeats. End with “Final Row” repeat when you come to desired length. To adjust the width, calculate the number of stitches in increments of 10 + 6.

Directions for Basketweave Dishcloth:

Set up Rows

Cast on 46
K across for 2 rows


Insert stitch markers after beginning k3 and before ending k3 on row 2. Slip the markers and then remove them when you start the final rows.

1: (RS) Knit

2 – 6: K3, *k5, p5; rep * to last 3 sts, k3

7: Knit

8-12: K3, *p5, k5; rep * to last 3 sts, k3

Rep rows 1-12 three more times

Final Rows

Knit across for 2 rows
Bind off knit wise and weave in ends.

Below is the chart and a checklist to help you along with your Basketweave Dishcloth. 🙂

Chart and checklist for the Basketweave Dishcloth from Handmade by Stacy J

When you make your Basketweave dishcloth, please tag me social media @handmadebystacyj and #handmadebystacyj. I’d love to see them!

This pattern is not to be sold or copied in any way. The images, pattern and charts are copyrighted by Handmade by Stacy J and may not be duplicated. You may sell and gift your makes, however I ask that you credit me as the designer. Also, you are responsible for providing your own photographs. Thank you!

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